Home ownership 


Before you buy a house

What should I consider if I’m thinking of buying my first home?
What kinds of checks should I do if I’m thinking of putting an offer on a house?
What will the building inspector look for?

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Body Corporate


What is a body corporate?
What is a unit title?
What are my rights as a unit title owner and body corporate member?

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Healthy homes and home insulation

I want to insulate my house. Is there funding available?

What are curtain banks?

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Home improvements

I’m thinking of getting renovations done on my house. Where do I start?
What kinds of home improvement work can I do without needing a building consent?
What kinds of building work must be carried out by a professional?

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Land titles

What information is held on the Certificate of Title?
How do I find out who owns a particular property?  
What do the terms “ Tenants in common” and “Joint tenancy” mean?

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Leaky homes

I have a leaky home. Who can help me?
How do I make a claim for dispute resolution?

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Selling your house privately

What are the advantages and disadvantages of selling my house privately?
I’m selling my house myself. What are the steps? 

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Real estate agents

What services do real estate agents provide?

How do real estate agents charge for selling a house?

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Real estate agents - issues

If my house doesn't sell do I need to pay the real estate agent anything? 
How do I make a complaint about a real estate agent? 

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