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Home buyers & sellers guide
Buying a home
We’ve broken down things you’ll need to know about buying a home into everything from house hunting tips to the money side of things, and lots in between.Find out more
Selling your home
Selling your home is just as big a deal as buying a home, with lots of different ways to go about it. Dive in for loads of helpful advice.Find out more
Building & Renovating
How to arrange finance, choosing your contractors and land, plus a look at the all-important plans and consents for building or renovating projects.Find out more
Real estate agents, lawyers, your bank, builders, valuers, engineers… phew. But don’t be overwhelmed. We’ve broken down what role each party plays in the process, so you know just what to expect.Find out more
Checklists & glossary
In this section you’ll find handy checklists, simple definitions of key home buying terms and plenty of other downloads to help you figure out exactly where you stand.Find out more
Realestate for smart phone app
Find a new home inside your smart phone. The Realestate app gives you everything you need at your fingertips while you’re out searching for a home.Find out more
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