Property

Buying, selling and developing property and land is part of the New Zealand way of life. Property is an area that’s rich with opportunity, but risk is always a factor. Morrison Kent’s property law specialists are experts in helping you realise your goals while minimising the risk. You can be certain of excellent advice and timely, proactive legal services.

Make better property decisions

In the property law arena, our clients know us as problem solvers who strive to add value at each stage of every transaction. We have one of the most experienced teams of property lawyers in New Zealand and are involved in many high-profile and innovative property projects around the country.

Our property lawyers are committed to keeping up-to-date with real estate law changes and market factors related to residential, commercial, rural and forestry property ownership. You can consult us about any aspect of property law, from acquisitions and leasing arrangements to financing and joint ventures. Our property solicitors can also help if you are an overseas person considering property investment in New Zealand.

Areas of Specialisation

Within each of the areas shown here, our property experts will listen to your needs, explain the law and legal processes in plain language, consider practical solutions to efficiently action your plans.

Overseas Investment

Leasing

Commercial

Residential

Subdivision

Development

Financing

Syndication / Joint Venture

Property Team

Property News

KiwiSaver Plays an Important Role for First Home Buyers

6 August 2018 | Andrew Stewart

KiwiSaver is becoming an increasingly popular tool for first home buyers. If you are looking to buy your first home, you might have considered withdrawing your KiwiSaver funds to put towards your deposit.

In this article, we will explore KiwiSaver as an...

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A Builder’s Standard of Care – What You Need to Know
9 April 2019 | Michael Wolff

Looking to begin a new building project, or having issues with your current builder? In this article, we explain your rights in respect of the duties owed...

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Securing your Trust
2 April 2019 | Jamie Nunns

There has recently been an increase in awareness of potential liability for trustees in New Zealand. The courts are making it clear they expect certain...

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Overseas Property Investments - what you need to know
14 January 2019 | Jamie Nunns

Looking to buy a family home in New Zealand? Updates to the Overseas Investment Act 2005 have changed the way overseas persons are able to purchase...

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