Getting Started

What qualifications do you need?

Before you can become a Real Estate agent you need to complete the following qualification: Salesperson - National Certificate in Real Estate Level 4


It costs around $1500 to $2000 to get your real estate certificate.

Training providers

There are a number of other educational institutions which provide these qualifications, including the ones below:

Find out more about licensing, qualifications and training from the REA.

Getting licensed

To work as a real estate agent in New Zealand you must be licensed by the Real Estate Authority (REA), unless you are a lawyer or a licensed auctioneer.

Applying for a licence

You can apply for a licence from the REAA once you’ve completed your Salesperson – National Certificate in Real Estate Level 4

Maintaining your licence

Once you’ve joined Lugtons, you can achieve all your compulsory REAA requirements in-house for free.

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