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To keep up to date with and read about our latest news and events visit here regularly. Our posts will cover events and news that relate directly to our practice, while also updating you on important legal issues and updates.

June 26, 2020

First Home Buyer Checklist

Download our First Home Buyer Checklist that details everything you need to know about buying your first home.
May 25, 2020

Mortgage free holiday overview

During these unprecedented times with COVID-19, the term mortgage free holiday has been heard more now than ever. As many […]
December 23, 2019

Purchasing a property at auction – what you need to know

When purchasing a property, there are generally two ways in which you can achieve this. The first, the traditional offer […]
October 26, 2019

When can you access your KiwiSaver?

KiwiSaver was initially created to help people save for their retirement, so the obvious answer for accessing your KiwiSaver funds […]
October 8, 2019

An overview of Mortgagee sales

If you buy a property at a mortgagee sale, be aware that you are entering a contract that is quite […]
August 31, 2019

Rental Property Standards

The Residential Tenancies Act 1986 requires landlords to provide and maintain rental properties in a reasonable state of repair for […]
August 13, 2019

Different Ways Titles are Held – Crosslease, fee simple, stratum in freehold, leasehold

A title is a way to record the land and properties information, such as lot numbers, how big the section […]
July 30, 2019

Why do we pay rates?

Rates provide income to councils around NZ to help fund services and facilities that benefit the public. Rates are collected […]
July 12, 2019

How can you requisition a title?

Under an agreement for sale and purchase of land, a requisition of title is a request made by the purchaser […]