The Real Estate Authority is the independent, government regulatory body for the real estate industry in New Zealand.
They provide independent oversight of the real estate industry, ensure a high standard of service and professionalism within the industry, and provide increased protection for buyers and sellers of real estate.
The REA is a Crown entity, established under the Real Estate Agents Act 2008.
The new website www.settled.govt.nz, brought to you by the REA, guides you through home buying and selling in New Zealand.
The REA have developed two important guides to ensure buyers and sellers of residential property are provided with essential and accurate information to help buyers and sellers understand key documents used during the real estate process:
- REA Guide to Agency Agreements, Download here[PDF, 2.2 MB].
- REA Guide to Sale & Purchase Agreements, Download here[PDF, 2.7 MB].
To view the Real Estate Agents Act 2008 legislation,click here.