About CENTURY 21 New Zealand

We're at your service

CENTURY 21 may be the largest real estate sales organisation in the world, but our focus is on being the very best. With thousands of offices around the world we have learned a few things about how people want to buy, sell and rent property. We are here to share those learning's - and to offer you the best advice possible.

After all, we're talking about your home.

You will find everyone at CENTURY 21 accessible and ready to offer you simple and straight forward advice. Our technology and sales tools are of the highest calibre. And because every CENTURY 21 office is independently owned and operated, you get a truly local focus with the passion and experience of agents in your area, combined with the benefits of our widespread connections.

We're the experts - and we're at your service.

Our History

The New Zealand-owned arm of the worldwide network was established in 1992 and later purchased by current chairman and owner Charles Tarbey in February 2012. Click here to read Charles Tarbey's profile.

Prior to forming CENTURY 21 Charles was chairman and owner of Combined Real Estate Pty Ltd and he brings more than 40 years' experience to the running of the CENTURY 21 business today.

The philosophy of Charles Tarbey underpins the CENTURY 21 ethos: We aim to be the best in the business, and we are continually striving to improve our service to customers.

Since 1994, CENTURY 21 has become the fastest-growing real estate network in the Australasian region with hundreds of independently owned and operated offices throughout New Zealand, Australia and Papua New Guinea.

We are also one of the most respected names in the business, with impeccable training and ethical standards for all staff. CENTURY 21 is recognised as the expert in real estate and we aim to provide the best possible outcome for people who are selling, buying or renting property through our network.

Our Mission Statement

The Real Estate Industry of the 21st Century will be driven by a 'customer service culture' and CENTURY 21 will lead this evolutionary process.

The CENTURY 21 System in all its operations, will epitomize not only professional real estate knowledge, but a dedication to integrity and responsiveness to every customer whom we have the privilege of serving - Clear, Accessible and Expert.

This 'service culture' will be promoted, integrated and expected through every level of our system and no deviation from this high ideal will be accepted.

Our customers deserve, and will receive, the finest service offered by any Real Estate organisation.

Why choose CENTURY 21?

It's the wealth of experience and our way of dealing with clients that brings people back to CENTURY 21. We're simply the experts in the art of real estate.

We know that for many people buying or selling property can be a stressful and confusing time. So we make it our business to be available when you need us. We offer advice, and help you navigate the best path through the process. We know the marketplace, the buyers, sellers, and neighbourhoods. We offer state of the art sales tools and technology. We put you in control of your sale or purchase - and help you get the best result.