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

Purchasing a Unit Title - Morrison Kent Lawyers

Purchasing a Unit Title

2 July 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 reason for this is that often (but not always) units are...

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What can you do if a trustee loses capacity?
3 September 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,...

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The Golden Rule - Love Thy Neighbour
21 August 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...

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What is Residential Conveyancing?
6 June 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...

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