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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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Many people love the idea of living in an apartment – it might let you walk to work, be on the spot for city activities, or avoid gardening! But there are a few special areas that apartment buyers need to watch out…
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We managed to surprise Roger on Monday for his birthday – look at the Tshirts that we got made! We all wore his face all day … yep, complete with the tagline “Old lawyers never lose their appeal”. There were a few…
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Many of our clients are buying properties in New Zealand for the first time. You may have seen relocation TV shows and assume that things are the same in New Zealand as in Australia, Europe or the US. But sometimes the terms…
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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…