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How to use KiwiSaver to buy a home | Morrison Kent

How to use KiwiSaver to buy a home

December 3, 2021 | Sarah Wild

Purchasing your first home can be a minefield of talking to banks, mortgage brokers, real estate agents, builders and lawyers. You may be using funding from a variety of sources such as personal...Read More

Lockdown Rent Relief for all Commercial Tenants

September 29, 2021 | Peter Barrett

The Government is changing the law to help commercial tenants affected by the Government’s response to Covid-19. The Government will amend the Property Law Act to give all commercial tenants...Read More

Buy and Sell During Lockdown | Morrison Kent Lawyers

Buying and Selling Property During Lockdown

August 28, 2021 | Jamie Nunns

As we observed following last years lockdown, interest in the property market hasn’t cooled despite the evolving COVID-19 pandemic. And while lockdown made transactions more challenging to...Read More

Fixed-Term and Periodic Tenancy | Morrison Kent Lawyers

Fixed Term and Periodic Tenancy

July 13, 2021 | Jamie Nunns

Landlords and tenants need to understand and comply with various legal obligations set out in the Residential Tenancies Act 1986 and the recent changes introduced by the Residential Tenancies...Read More

New Healthy Homes Regulations | Morrison Kent Lawyers

New Healthy Homes Regulations

June 1, 2021 | Jamie Nunns

The New Healthy Homes Standards introduce minimum standards for rental properties. The standards include improvements to heating, insulation, and ventilation and addressing moisture, drainage and...Read More

Subdivision | Morrison Kent

Subdivision – Getting it right

May 28, 2021 | Evan Whetton

With the increasing cost of land and the reduction of properties available for new housing, more and more property owners are looking to carry out small scale subdivisions.  Examples include...Read More