Property

The Tenth Edition of the Auckland District Law Society / REINZ Agreement for Sale and Purchase has recently been released and is the form now being used by the majority of Real Estate Agents. Be aware however, that the Ninth Edition is still in circulation, and some agents and purchasers/vendors […] Read More›

The Court of Appeal has confirmed a previous High Court decision that a person selling a property who made a statement (albeit innocent) to a potential purchaser that the property did not leak upon an enquiry from a purchaser was held to have misrepresented this situation when it was subsequently […] Read More›

A number of proposed changes to the Residential Tenancies Act 1986 (the “Act”) have recently been announced by Kris Faafoi, Associate Housing Minister.  These include: Rent increases will be limited to one per year, and landlords barred from encouraging rental bids. Landlords will require a justified reason to end a […] Read More›

Moving is stressful enough without the added hassle of having to deal with rubbish left at your dream property by the previous owner. Carrying out a pre-settlement inspection can go some way to avoiding this.  Be mindful though, that this is best carried out at least 2 working days prior […] Read More›

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