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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 a property investment in New Zealand.

Areas of Specialisation

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

Overseas Investment

Commercial

Residential

Subdivision

Development

Financing

Syndication / Joint Venture

Property News

Advances from Parents for a Property Purchase - A Gift or a Loan?

28 May 2017 | Maretta Twentyman

It is not uncommon for parents to advance money to their children to assist with a house purchase, without any clear plan as to how this will be dealt with in the future. Unfortunately this is often without consideration for the potential consequences that...

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Airbnbreach
18 May 2018 | Shehan Gunatunga

If your tenants sublease your rental without consent you may be able to claim the profits

In potentially the first claim of its type in New Zealand, in...

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Gifts from Parents in the Case of Separation
13 April 2018 | Anna Chapman

Parents concerned about rising house prices are increasingly providing money to their children to assist them with their first house deposit to get them on...

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Costing repairs in unit titles – choices for a body corporate
25 March 2018 | Matthew Whimp

Where unit titles are concerned, the courts are drowning (so to speak) in leaky home cases. These cases crop up because the repairs are often (a) expensive...

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We’re here to help so if you’d like to discuss your matter or need further information specific to you, talk to us. We’ll listen to your needs and advise you as to next steps.