The Real Estate Authority is an independent government agency that regulates the New Zealand real estate industry. Their appointment is to promote a high standard of service and professionalism in the real estate industry and help protect buyers and sellers of property.
They provide information and guidance for buyers and sellers, as well as those who work within the real estate industry. Information about the REA can be found on the following website: http://www.rea.govt.nz
Before signing an agency agreement download and read the following files: