Real Estate Authority

Consumer Advice and the Real Estate Authority (REA)

The Real Estate Authority (REA) is the independent government regulatory body for the real estate industry in New Zealand.

Being a Crown entity, established under the Real Estate Agents Act 2008 and Real Estate Agents (Audit) Regulations 2009, the REA provides information for buyers and sellers, advice and guidance for agents, and deals with complaints about agents' behaviour.

View the REA Website

Code of Professional Conduct and Client Care

Real Estate Agents Act 2008

Real Estate Agents (Audit) Regulations 2009

Read the REA Guides

Guidance for home buyers and sellers

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