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.

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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.

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Your New Home - Morrison Kent Property Lawyers


14 November 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 similar financial position as a first home buyer.


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Are you thinking of Purchasing a Cross Lease Property?
20 July 2020 | Helen Nathan

A cross lease is a type of land ownership in New Zealand where a section of land, and the buildings on that land, are owned by all owners of the home units...

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House and Land – What you need to consider when buying
10 July 2020 | Helen Nathan

The idea of a home and back yard is a New Zealand dream, and many developers and builders are looking to make this come true by offering house and land...

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Are You Doing Your Homework? - Landlord Due Diligence
30 June 2020 | Helen Nathan

The recent COVID-19 outbreak and lockdown has had a significant impact on commercial leases in Rotorua. The effect of these events will likely reverberate...

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