Tips for Buyers

Pathway to Buying Your Home

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Step through the process of buying a home. Practical information on finance, understanding the market, finding a property, what to look for when buying an established home, strata title, buying a block of land, as well as the offer, acceptance and settlement process.

.... with practical information on finance, understanding the market, finding a property and making an offer.

Top Tips

Read our top tips for buyers. Get your finances together, have a list, keep cool and remember while you may not believe it at the time, there really is a home out there that will suit your needs

Steps to Buying

The steps to think about when buying a property; from deciding what you want in a home to entering into an agreement and planning your move.

Why Buy Property

Assess your priorities and decide from there whether renting or buying is right for you.

Additional Costs

When working out your finances, remember that there are a number of extra expenses involved in buying a new home.

Buying at Auction

Before you attend your first auction as a buyer, we suggest you read about buying at an auction. The more you know about the auction process, the better your chances of getting what you want at a fair price.

Overseas Purchasers

If you are looking to invest in residential property within New Zealand, there are some legal requirements and regulations that need to be met. All overseas investors should make sure they are aware of these. View information on the legal requirements from the Overseas Investment Office.

To aid you in finding a property that meets your criteria within your price range, we have included a currency converter.

Change of Address

A list of people and companies to contact to advise when you are moving.

If you need further assistance while looking to buy your property, please contact us.