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KiwiBuild

November 14, 2019 | Jamie Nunns

The Government’s KiwiBuild scheme has launched intending to provide affordable new housing to first home buyers in New Zealand. The scheme is also available to previous homeowners who are in a...Read More

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Rent reviews – How to avoid a costly exercise

November 11, 2019 | Erica Tromp

There are a variety of rent review mechanisms in leases – CPI adjustments, fixed percentage increases and market rent reviews. There are advantages and disadvantages to each approach. Market...Read More

Trusts and Estates advice | Morrison Kent Lawyers

What can you do if a trustee loses capacity?

September 3, 2019 | Laura Blumenthal

Trusts are a popular form of asset protection in New Zealand. According to Ministry of Justice data, there are over 300,000 trusts in New Zealand. However, as New Zealand’s ageing population...Read More

Residential Property Law | Article | Morrison Kent

The Golden Rule – Love Thy Neighbour

August 21, 2019 | Jamie Nunns

Owning land is a fundamental part of the quintessential Kiwi dream. We want to be the king of our own castle. There is a common belief that we (within the limits of local authority regulations)...Read More

Purchasing a Unit Title - Morrison Kent Lawyers

Purchasing a Unit Title

July 2, 2019 | Zaneta Aislabie

Purchasing an apartment or a unit (known in New Zealand as a ‘unit title’) is different from buying a freehold property, and additional laws apply in respect of these sorts of properties. One...Read More

Residential Conveyancing

What is Residential Conveyancing?

June 6, 2019 | Jamie Nunns

Buying a house can be the single most significant investment of your life. It is, therefore, essential that you seek quality legal advice to provide you with certainty about your...Read More