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May 24, 2019

Appointing Attorneys to Act on Your Behalf

It’s been a hot topic recently with a number of people asking us how General and Enduring Powers of Attorney work. A general power of attorney […]
May 2, 2019

Have You Heard of the KiwiSaver HomeStart Grant?

Every penny counts when buying your first home! There are many options for financing your purchase; some including, your own savings, your KiwiSaver, and the KiwiSaver […]
March 15, 2019

Are You Thinking of Renting Your Property?

New Zealanders have a particular affinity for investing in residential property. We see large numbers of our clients retaining ownership of their first home when they […]
February 26, 2019

How the Changes to the Relationship Property Act Affect You

Are you married or in a de facto relationship? Are you thinking of moving in with that special someone? Do you already have a contracting out […]
July 30, 2018
Crosslease housing

Cross Lease – What Exactly Is This?

  Now that the worst of winter seems to have passed and the property market is heating back up, it’s time to look at one of […]
July 30, 2018
Should you Meth Test?

Buying Property – Should You Meth Test?

Have you been thinking about purchasing property? Have you heard any of the media buzz around methamphetamine contamination testing or seen advertisements from any companies offering […]
November 1, 2017
Company Share Apartments

Company Share Apartments: What are you actually buying?

Company share apartments are a unique form of ownership arrangement where the owner doesn’t technically own an estate in land, but owns shares in a company […]
October 4, 2017
Home Improvement

Who’s Consenting to Your Home Improvement?

From the Property Team   We’ve been discussing a recent news article where a property owner got into hot water after demolishing their own house and […]
August 24, 2017
Do I Need a LIM?

Ask a Lawyer: Do I need a LIM?

Ask a Lawyer: Do I need a LIM?   Angela recently emailed us to ask: ‘I’m looking at buying a house, why do I need to […]