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Approved Guides

To support consumer protection and ensure you have the information you need at two important stages of the process of buying or selling residential property, two approved guides have been developed; an agency agreement guide and a sale and purchase agreement guide.

 

The New Zealand Residential Property Agency Agreements Guide 

An agent must not enter into an agency agreement with you for the sale of a residential property unless he or she has provided you with a copy of the approved guide relating to agency agreements, before the agreement is signed. You must sign an acknowledgement that you have received the guide.

The Property Agency Agreement Guide includes information on:

 

Click here to download the New Zealand Residential Property Agency Agreement Guide [PDF]

 

The New Zealand Residential Property Sale and Purchase Agreement Guide 

Similarly, before you sign a sale and purchase agreement for a residential property the agent must give you a copy of the approved guide relating to sale and purchase agreements. You must sign an acknowledgement that you have received the guide.

You must be provided printed copies of these guides.  The only exception to this is if you are an out of town or overseas buyer or seller.  In this situation, the agent will refer you to the relevant approved guide information.  You will be asked to provide written acknowledgment, for example by email, that you have been provided with this information. 

The Property Sale and Purchase Agreement Guide includes information on:

 

Click here to download the New Zealand Residential Property Sale and Purchase Agreement Guide [PDF]

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