Property

First Home Purchase Funding - What you need to know

The government announced that effective from 1 October 2019, some...

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New Building Act powers with damaged buildings

As a result of the damage caused by the Kaikoura and Wellington...

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Buyer Beware: What you need to know before buying at auction

Strong demand in the current market has seen the number of properties...

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Changing Time - Proposed Amendments to Division of Relationship Property

As society changes, so too should the laws that govern our society...

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Preparation Preparation Preparation

Most people recognise that they need to see their lawyer to plan for...

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Freshwater Reforms

The Government has announced its proposals for national direction on...

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Council Duty To Minimise Hazards On Land

A recent High Court case has re-visited the potential liability of...

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What to consider with shared ownership of land

When a property is owned by two or more people, there are two methods...

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Purchasing Property - Do I Need a Meth Test?

The contamination of houses by the manufacture or smoking of...

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Are you ready to settle?

Your agreement went unconditional, all transfer documents have been...

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Farmers - are you keeping an eye on water quality issues?

By now most New Zealanders are aware that we have an ongoing issue...

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Commercial Tenants - Do you Understand the Standard Terms of Your Lease?

Most commercial leases in New Zealand are agreed on the standard...

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One Year On: Overseas Persons Restricted From Buying Residential Land In New Zealand

Changes introduced in October 2018 restricted overseas persons from...

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The Importance of Checking Property Titles When Buying Property

A property title records what type of property it is (i.e. freehold,...

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Using land covenants for your benefit

How do developers of upmarket subdivisions ensure that new houses fit...

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When will I get my keys on settlement day?

Few things in life are more exciting than being handed the keys to...

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Private Property Collectives

The Concept Many Individual investors are often limited to...

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Tips for first home buyers

The prospect of buying your first home can be daunting.  The...

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New Restrictions on Overseas Ownership

From on or before 22 October 2018, overseas persons will generally...

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10 Checks for New Tenants

Seek Advice To make sure that you are properly protected you need to...

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