The typical kiwi housing styles
There is a lot to get used to when house-hunting in New Zealand - the vast majority of homes are on one level, and semi-detached houses are uncommon. Building materials are different, and central heating is very, very rare.
Getting a loan needs patience
If you think you may need a mortgage when you get to New Zealand, we have a team of mortgage experts whose relationships with most lenders can get you a great deal on your home loan.
The easy way before settling
In the first few months of your life in NZ you will very likely be living in rental accommodation while you establish yourself in your new home and decide where you want to live permanently.