Selling a home
Selling a property is a complex legal process, and it’s important you know the steps to take and your obligations as a vendor.
Settled.govt.nz helps you through the selling process by providing useful guidance and information for each stage.
Thinking about selling your property? It’s important to take time to think about what you want to achieve and what process will work best for you. You’ll need to start thinking about your finances and building your support team.
Read more about Thinking of selling
When you have decided to sell your property, you will need to get it ready to market. Decide if you will sell privately or list it with an agent and understand the different methods of sale.
Read more about Preparing to sell
Selling is a complicated legal matter. Regardless if you list your property with an agent or privately it’s important to understand your obligations and risks. If you are selling with an agent, you'll need to understand agency agreements and clauses, how the agent will market your property and how much commission you will pay.
Read more about Selling your property
When you receive offers on your property, you should understand counter offers, the sale and purchase agreement, and what to do if things go wrong. When you accept an offer, there is still a number of steps to be aware of before the sale is final.
Read more about Dealing with offers
Congratulations! You have sold your property and it’s time to get ready for settlement day. We have a useful checklist that will help you plan for the pre-settlement check, settlement day, and moving out. Find out what to look out for and what to do if things go wrong.
Read more about Settling and moving out