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LJ Hooker is Australasia's strongest real estate brand and with more than 90 years experience we've been successfully selling New Zealand real estate for generations. We have an extensive library of articles, checklists, ebooks and online tools to help you find answers to all of your questions.

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Caution Over Confidence: Buyers Tread Lightly in Current Property Market
Discover the latest insights on the property market stabilization and appraisal trends. LJ Hooker Group reports a surge in appraisals, showcasing growing confidence in the market's stability.
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Compact Living: Tips for Transforming Small Spaces
Transform your small living space into a stylish haven with these compact living tips. Maximise space, embrace simplicity, and invest wisely for a functional and efficient home.
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The Changing Face of Property Investment in New Zealand
Explore the evolving trends shaping property investment in New Zealand, from sustainability and technology to changing demographics and alternative ownership models.
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Preparing Your Home Before Going on Holiday
Everyone loves a holiday. Whether it’s a mini break to the beach for a long weekend, or you are packing your suitcase and heading to the airport for an adventure abroad, you want to make sure your home is prepared before jetting away.
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What You Should Know Before You Rent a Property
Renting a property can be an exciting time. This is going to be your home, a place where you will grow and where you will spend a lot of your time. Before you sign that contract, it's important to be informed and prepared for that commitment.
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Benefits of Having a Pet-Friendly Rental
Whether it be a cat, dog, bird, horse or rabbit – pets are part of so many families across New Zealand. They are seen as family members, and many pet owners will make life decisions with their ‘fur-baby’ in mind.
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Renting guides for your State or Territory

Are you looking at renting a home but not sure where to start?  Is it your first rental in a new State and you are not sure where to begin or is it your first move out of home? To help you navigate the rental process and find your new home sooner we have compiled these in-depth State and Territory guides full of everything you need to know.

From where you should look for a rental property and how to determine your wish list, the value of inspections and what to look for, the best way to apply for a rental property, the costs of renting and a special look at those charges that are State or Territory based.  We also cover condition reports and tenancy agreements and what you need to be aware of.

Happy home hunting!

Checklists, eBooks and FAQs

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Essential Apartment Inspection Checklist
Discover the best way to thoroughly inspect an apartment, perfect for those inspecting a property for sale in person or remotely.
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Open House Inspection Checklist
Our open house inspection checklist is your ultimate evaluation tool. This handy checklist will guide you through what to look for in each room and space of the property you are inspecting to help you determine if this is the home for you.
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Styling to Stay
Your home may be your sanctuary, your castle and often your largest investment, however all too often its true beauty isn’t fully realised. Whether you have clear vision of your dream home or need help to uncover it. This simple room by room styling guide will help you easily and economically rework your home to create spaces that are beautifully styled and suited to your needs and lifestyle.
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Renting Real Estate FAQs
Renting Real Estate FAQs
Wanting to learn more about the renting process? Read through our renting real estate FAQs to help inform your renting decisions.
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Why Rent with LJ Hooker
Why Rent with LJ Hooker
If you are looking for property to rent in New Zealand, LJ Hooker should be your first port of call.
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First-Time Renters Guide
First-Time Renters Guide
If you have never rented property before, you may feel caught in the middle. Fortunately there are a number of things you can do to strengthen your application.
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