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Buying a house in Christchurch, Canterbury

Ōtautahi Christchurch is strongly beckoning new residents and enriching the lives of those who have long called it home. New opportunities, quality education, big growth, an enviable work-life balance, nature and adventure on your doorstep; living in Christchurch will enable you to get the most out of life.

For those looking to buy a home in Christchurch, you will find a resilient and stable market. Revitilisation of key residential areas has created sophisticated and smart housing options and modern developments as the city grows. Housing stock available to buy includes family homes with large backyards, lifestyle properties, oceanside homes, inner-city apartments and heritage properties.

Property market insights

January 2024 (REINZ Report February 2024)







Christchurch regional guide

C7 Christchurch City

Christchurch city

Christchurch city prides itself on accessibility of education, quality lifestyles, employment and of course, housing. The thriving city has been revitalised to a fresh, funky and urban centre where exciting places open every day right next to heritage buildings. Buy a home in Christchurch city and choose from sophisticated apartments, modern townhouses and long established single homes. Explore residential suburbs including:

  • Christchurch central
  • Merivale
  • Fendalton
  • Bishopdale
  • Papanui


C7 Christchurch Port Hills

Christchurch Hills

The fringe suburbs of Christchurch's Port Hills is where residents live every day life close to nature. Property available in the hillside region ranges from traditional family homes in affordable locations to elegant residences in affluent addresses. Most homes benefit from elevated sea views or lush bush outlooks. Browse property for sale in:

  • Kennedys Bush
  • Cashmere
  • Beckenham
  • Huntsbury
  • Scarborough
  • Lyttelton
C7 Selwyn District

Selwyn District

The Selwyn District stretches across the Canterbury Plains with its ribbon-like rivers, snow-topped mountains in the west and rugged coast to the east. Towns in this region have the benefit of being close to Christchurch city with plentiful work, entertainment and shopping, while being part of more intimate communities and close to nature. Properties for sale include rural lifestyle blocks, modern residential developments and traditional houses. Browse these suburbs:

  • Lincoln
  • Prebbleton
  • Tai Tapu
  • West Melton
C7 Waimakariri

Waimakariri District

Waimakariri is in North Canterbury and is a growth location for housing, employment and tourism. While retaining rural village character, small towns in the region are renowned for their warm communities, connection with the environment and great range of substantial housing options. Homes for sale in Waimakariri include large family homes, new-build stand alone properties and lifestyle blocks. Consider towns including:

  • Ohoka
  • Rangiora
  • Swannanoa
  • Hurunui
C7 Tall Christchurch


Contact your local Christchurch agent

If you're looking for lifestyle properties, apartments or family homes for sale in Christchurch, we’re the experts in Canterbury properties. Our team of property agents know the region intimately and can match your desires with the perfect house for sale in the Christchurch region. Contact our Central Christchurch real estate office to connect with an agent, today. 

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