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Types of contract


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Consumer protection


The industry has undergone a much-needed legislative overhaul. Read more


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  • We explain the options for selling your house - traditional real estate agents, low-commission real estate agents, lawyer-realtors and property websites
  • Find out what fees you're likely to pay in 8 locations around NZ


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Traditional agents still dominate when it comes to selling houses. But there are other options.

We look at what to expect when you use traditional real estate agents, low-commission real estate agents, lawyer-realtors and property websites to sell your home.

We also report on the results of our latest survey of real estate agents' fees.