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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.

February 2, 2021

Changes to Building Consents

Six new exemptions to the Building Act 2004 (“the Act”) have been added, along with the expansion of four existing […]
January 16, 2021

Fixture or Chattel – Why should I care?

When buying or selling property, fixtures are generally included automatically, whereas chattels are not. This can cause difficulty, as it […]
December 23, 2020

Settlement day – does the vendor have to remove rubbish from the property?

Buying a new house is a positive experience and looked forward to by all purchasers. The Vendors too are looking […]
October 8, 2020

Importance of a Pre-Settlement Inspection

The excited purchasers have found the property and the deed is done – the agreement is signed. They know they […]
September 18, 2020

Paper Roads Explained

An unformed legal road, more commonly known as a paper road, is a parcel of land that is legally recognised […]
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 […]
May 14, 2020

Residential tenancy requirements revisited

In response to the Covid crises, from 26 March 2020 the Government announced a freeze to residential rent increases and […]
April 30, 2020

Should you Refinance?

What is it? Mortgage refinancing is the process of replacing an existing mortgage with a new mortgage to another lender […]