Buying and selling during COVID-19

New Zealand is in the middle of a unique situation which is likely to be stressful for all parties involved in a real estate transaction. Here you can find information to help you understand your options if you’re selling or buying during the different COVID-19 alert levels.

Current alert level

All of New Zealand is at alert level 1.

Buying at alert level 2

At alert level 2, you are able to visit properties and settlements can go ahead but there are still important considerations around hygiene, physical distancing and contact tracing.

Read more about buying at alert level 2.

Selling at alert level 2

At alert level 2, people may visit your property and settlements can go ahead but there are still important considerations around hygiene, physical distancing and contact tracing.

Read more about selling at alert level 2.

Buying at alert level 3

There are some restrictions that affect buying property at alert level 3. Make sure you understand what you can and can’t do.

Read more about buying at alert level 3.

Selling at alert level 3

There are some restrictions that affect selling property at alert level 3. Make sure you understand what you can and can’t do.

Read more about selling at alert level 3.

Buying or selling at alert level 4

If you are in the middle of a real estate transaction when New Zealand enters alert level 4, you can find more information about what your options are.

Read more about buying or selling at alert level 4.

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