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Buying off the plans - Property Lawyers

Buying Off The Plans – Risk vs Reward

November 27, 2020 | Jamie Nunns

For many of us, buying off the plans represents an opportunity to enter the housing market, and a buy a new product with all the latest building specification, making this a particularly popular...Read More

Purchasing a Company Share Property - Morrison Kent Lawyers

Purchasing a Company Share Property

June 4, 2020 | Jamie Nunns

When purchasing a property in New Zealand, there are several types of land ownership available (i.e. fee simple, leasehold or unit title). In this article, we examine five frequently asked...Read More

COVID-19 Settlements at Alert Level 3 - Property Lawyers

COVID-19 – Settlements During Alert Level 3

April 17, 2020 | Jamie Nunns

At Morrison Kent Lawyers we have been monitoring developments in the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and national lockdown. Many settlements have been delayed due to the COVID-19 Alert Level 4...Read More

Your New Home - Morrison Kent Property Lawyers

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

Rent Review - Property Lawyers

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

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