Wellington Housing

Wellington gives a you a huge range of choices - from stylish, urban living in the city centre to spacious family homes in the suburbs and scenic coastal towns.

Looking for general housing information?

Wellington's hilly geography means many houses enjoy spectacular views. It also means unconventional modes of access – look for the private cable cars that are becoming increasingly popular.

Renting

Trade Me Property - advertises a large number of properties to rent in Wellington.

MBIE Market Rents - lists the average weekly rent being charged for properties in Wellington. 

MBIE Tenancy Information - contains information about your rights and obligations when renting a property in New Zealand.

Buying

Trade Me - find houses to buy in Wellington.

Quotable Value (QV) - search and compare average house prices in the Wellington region.

Sorted - information on getting a mortgage in New Zealand.

Real Estate - has the country’s most comprehensive selection of real estate listings online.

Real Estate - has the country’s most comprehensive selection of real estate listings online.

LIM reports

Before you buy a property you should check its Land Information Memorandum (LIM). LIMs provide comprehensive information about the land and buildings on a particular property. A LIM report can be purchased from the local council.

Council rates

Rates are the taxes levied by councils to help fund the work they do locally. You can find out what the rates are going to be on a property you may be considering buying.

Utilities and services

Electricity Authority - find all the power companies to choose from in Wellington.

Consumer Powerswitch - compare all your gas and electricity options.

Rubbish collection

Information about kerbside rubbish collection and recycling can be found on your local council website.

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Page last updated: 05/09/2016

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