West Coast Housing

The West Coast offers some of the country's most affordable housing. Options range from suburban living in small country towns to rural properties and lifestyle blocks.

Looking for general housing information?

Renting

Trade Me Property - advertises a large number of properties to rent on the West Coast.

MBIE Market Rents - lists the average weekly rent being charged for properties on the West Coast. 

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

Buying

Trade Me - find houses to buy on the West Coast.

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

Sorted - information on getting a mortgage in New Zealand.

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.

Buller LIM Reports

Grey LIM Reports

Westland LIM Reports

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.

Buller Rates

Grey Rates

Westland Rates

Utilities and services

Electricity Authority - find all the power companies to choose from on the West Coast.

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.

Buller Rubbish and Recycling

Grey Rubbish and Recycling

Westland Rubbish and Recycling

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Page last updated: 05/09/2016

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