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Not everyone goes through a real estate agent when they’re selling their property. Private sales may not be the norm, but they’re not rare either. But private sales can create long term headaches for both buyers and sellers if certain points aren’t…
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It’s common at the moment in Wellington to sell properties by tender, and there are certainly advantages. Most obviously: Selling by tender can encourage people to offer their best price and also to limit the number of conditions they put on the…
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If you’re buying a property with someone who isn’t your spouse or partner – for instance with a friend, a parent, a brother or sister, or another couple – we strongly recommend that you sign a property sharing agreement, however well you…
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To the untrained eye, a property with a cross lease title can look just like a property with a standard “fee simple” title. It’s easy to assume that you can just occupy your bit of the land and all will be well.…
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Putting together the money for a first home can be stressful and difficult, particularly in the current housing market. Fortunately quite a few of our first time home buyers find that they can use their KiwiSaver and/or the KiwiSaver HomeStart Grant to…
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New Zealand is such a fabulous place to live – and it’s not just Kiwis who think so. Every year, people from overseas look to buy homes or land here, either to live in, or for investment purposes. But recent changes to…