Introduction to housing
When moving to a new country, finding somewhere that you can call home is vital so that you feel settled down and can start living your life.
It is best to start off renting in a new country, so that you can make sure that where you are living is the right location for you. This will enable you to make sure that you are happy with the living situation before you make a commitment.
There are plenty of different housing options in New Zealand and something for everyone. Whether you like a more outside lifestyle or prefer being urban and near or in a city, you will be able to find it.
Home in New Zealand are commonly built with natural light in mind and homes usually have a ‘indoor-outdoor’ flow so that residents can make use of their outside space more easily for barbecues and summer days.
New Zealand historically built standalone houses that were made with a timber frame and a timber or brick veneer cladding. However now that population is increasing especially in cities New Zealand now has a lot of apartments and multiple unit houses available.