We’ve helped many a nervous buyer through their first purchase and so we’re well practised at anticipating the things you might want to know. Here are some of the most frequent questions our team is asked…
New rules have been introduced to residential tenancies as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic. These could cause some practical issues, particularly if the owner of a tenanted property is thinking of selling. Matt Smalberger explains.
With so much uncertainty until we eliminate COVID-19, Denise Marsden has some extra clauses sellers and buyers might consider adding to agreements for sales and purchase.
Are you entitled to use your KiwiSaver for your first home? Kylie Carbines looks at First Home Withdrawals and Home-Start Grants.
As we move towards COVID-19 alert level 3, Denise Marsden looks at what this means for property settlements both residential and commercial.
As we enter week 2 of lockdown, issues are starting to emerge around property settlements. Denise Marsden looks at the key areas of concern and takes a practical approach to each.
As we transition to a new Agreement for Sale and Purchase of Real Estate in NZ, Denise Marsden looks at the implications for both vendors and purchasers.
To help other first-time buyers, we asked our Legal Exec, Elise Brooks, what she wished she had known before embarking on her purchase.
If you are selling or plan to sell unit title property, we recommend you take a close look at the warranties you agree to provide.
Clients are loaning their parents cash. These loans are being secured in one of two ways. A mortgage over the parents’ family home, with repayment expected upon the death of both parents. Or children are being sold a portion of the family home in consideration.
The Overseas Investment Act 2005 provides that a transaction needs consent when there is an overseas investment in sensitive land. What is sensitive land? What type of property transaction is caught?
An act that has underpinned our land transfer system for 60 years was put to bed and the Land Transfer Act 2017 became effective. That change may not impact on you daily, but some things will impact on how you complete your developments in the future.