The best place to start when selling your home or other property is to develop a plan. Use the advice below to establish a solid foundation for all the other decisions you will need to make. It will make a huge difference to your outcome.

We have over 10 years' experience helping Kiwis navigate the process of selling their homes and we know that using the following tips and advice will help achieve the best result for you, pricewise and time-wise.

Many clients tell us 'I wish I'd found you last time I sold a house'.

The most important place to start is:

1.   Decide who is the most suitable real estate agent (and company) to conduct the sale of your property. 

2.  Establish what your real estate commission and fees will be.

3.  Understand what to be aware of when getting a free real estate appraisal.

4.  Find out how to sell a house quickly without compromising your sale price or due diligence (if you're buying another property or making other life decisions...)

How to price your home, understanding and deciding on the right method of sale for your property type, price range and market at the time and numerous other questions are likely to be on your mind. We can provide you all the resources you'll need. 

We have been liaising with Government and NGOs for many years and have all the resources at our fingertips ready to share, so feel free to ask a question.



Firstly, most people are not aware of the impact in their real estate marketing campaign of Day One live online. Take a look at the graphs in our unique tips for selling your home page (you'll need to scroll a little). These illustrate both successful and struggling real estate campaigns and why. 

Understanding the real estate process from the outset can win you an optimal result. Our resources and advice are all geared to help sell your house faster than average - and at a top sale price verified by our reviews here.

Selling a house is rarely straight forward, so here at Agent Finder NZ we can provide you with free real estate advice relevant to you and your property and a free shortlist of vetted real estate agents. Our service is all aimed at helping you to sell your home at an optimal price.

If you're preparing to sell your home and would like some help, get in touch, it's a genuinely free service.



Selling a property in New Zealand is a legally binding process from signing an agency agreement with a real estate company to a sale and purchase agreement with a buyer.

These can include additional clauses, amendments, deletions, deadlines and conditions of sale to be met. There are numerous property documents like Titles, LIMS and PIMS that need to be sought and interpreted or compliance documents to be completed.

Real estate agents also help buyers to purchase your property including liaising with mortgage brokers, banks, insurance companies, councils, body corporates, Trustees and lawyers. It may be uncomplicated at your end but not so on the buyer side.

Engaging a suitable real estate agent who is strong on experience, technical knowledge and problem solving is a minimum requirement. Before taking any other action, find out about vetted real estate agents or go ahead and request a free shortlist of agents to interview.

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Selling your home is a legal process which can be life changing, and often unexpectedly complex. You will need to be sure that your real estate agent is proven competent, someone you can safely rely on to sell your house which is after all likely to be your biggest asset.

A property agent who is skilled at negotiating with buyers, is relatable, has a good conduct record and can reach the largest home buying audience for your property, location and price range is a fundamental requirement. If you need help, just ask.

There is much more to selling a house than most think, and this is why you should be empowered with knowledge about choosing real estate agents, what the real estate process entails, what risks to manage and how to save a small fortune in real estate fees.

You may find our due diligence check list just the thing you need. For many, using our real estate guides, advice and resources has proven to be the key to achieving outstanding results. 

Get everything you need, all from one centralised place quickly: 

  • Professionally vetted and shortlisted real estate agents tailored to you and your property
  • Access to best practice advice about the whole real estate process
  • Due diligence tools and checklists including questions to ask real estate agents  
  • Impartial advice and support from beginning to end if you need it

It has been well proven over the years by our clients that those who prepared before selling a home ended up selling faster and for a better sale price than those who listed quickly without a plan or good advice.

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