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This page lists resources where you can find useful information, suggestions and inspiration for house buying and renovations. Buying and renovating can be stressful; let our resources help you navigate to a great end result.

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Buying a home

  • Consumer provides a range of clear, independent and up-to-date information on building, buying, renovating and maintaining houses in New Zealand.
  • Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has lots of resources for house buyers and builders.
  • Trade Me guide to buying a house has advice on how to approach the process of purchasing a house. It goes through recommended steps for deciding what you want, and also has information about what to do when you find the house you want to buy.

Useful DIY guides

The professionals show you how to do simple maintenance and renovations step-by-step.

Related pages

Find out how to get started when building a home, and how to insulate. Browse our list of recommended web sites including renovation magazines and safety tips.

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