Welcome to the Real Estate Agents Authority

​We are the independent government agency that regulates the New Zealand real estate industry. Our job is to promote a high standard of service and professionalism in the real estate industry and help protect buyers and sellers of property. We provide information for buyers and sellers, provide guidance for agents and deal with complaints about agents’ behaviour.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Information for Buyers & Sellers

Understand the process before buying and selling property

Buying or selling a property is a big move. It is a complex legal process and it's important to understand what's involved and what to watch out for - before you start.

Information for Licensees

Getting and maintaining a real estate licence

You need to apply to us for a real estate licence.  When you have a licence, you need to renew it every year by completing continuing education and meeting your obligations under the Real Estate Agents Act and the Code of Conduct.

Public Register

Find a real estate agent

Manage Your Licence

Login to the Licensee Portal