This independent real estate forum answers the most commonly asked questions about preparing to sell a house in New Zealand - all freely available. 

It is specifically designed to help Kiwis do better due diligence which ultimately achieves higher sale prices, faster sales and satisfying real estate experiences.

You can access everything you will need to know about commission and fees, the process of selling a house, property appraisals or when the best time to sell a house is - and much more - to help you be on the front foot.

The flowchart below is a game changer. It centralises the most reputable NZ resources produced by Government and NGO agencies and other property bodies for each stage of the selling journey.

If more sellers were better prepared, more would achieve better sale prices.


This Real Estate Forum is designed to empower and guide you from the very outset. It pre-empts and prevents commonly occuring problems many face when part way through a property sale.

Now in our 11th year of equipping Kiwi vendors with the guidance they have each needed, you might want to read our many reviews from a few of the many who have utilised these insights and often achieved record-breaking sale prices.

Find out why comparing real estate agents makes such a difference.

Question:  How much does it cost to sell a house? - Overview of commission and fees

Question   What should a property appraisal include? Summary of standards required

Question:  What are houses selling for in my area? - Latest REINZ monthly sales statistics

Question:  What is the process of selling a house? - Help and overview

Question:  When is the best time to sell a house? - What external factors to consider

Question:  How can I get the best possible sale price for my house? Tips that help your property stand out in the market

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Question:  How to find the best real estate agent? Why vetting agents gives vendors a greater selling advantage

Question:  What questions to ask a real estate agent? Some curly questions not usually asked but should be

Question:  How to find an international real estate agent in NZ? Higher value properties have a lot to gain here

Question:  How much does a real estate agent get paid from commission? How real estate commission is divvied up by companies

Question:  How to sell my house quickly? Numerous tips to help achieve a fast sale at a premium price

Question:  If and when to get an independent valuation to sell my home? Explains the options and when a valuation could be helpful

Question:  Is home styling or home staging worth doing? Yes always - on average it can add around 10-15% onto an expected sale price

Question:  How to sell a house in four weeks? Quick fixes to help you achieve a fast property sale

Need help? Get in touch or call 0800 789 532. It's a genuine free service.

Page Updated September 26, 2021

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