Published 30th November 2018 by Andree Talbot, Simpson Western
New Zealand’s ageing population has created a boom for retirement villages, with record numbers being developed.
Published 15th November 2018 by RMY Legal
We covered the Overseas Investment Amendment Bill in Property Speaking’s Spring 2018 edition. The Bill has become law and is now the Overseas Investment Amendment Act 2018 (the OIA Act).
Published 15th November 2018 by Scott Chamberlain, RMY Legal
New Zealanders love to talk about property. There are a multitude of topics relating to property that Kiwis have an intimate knowledge and understanding about which form the topic of...
Published 15th November 2018 by Bayley Roylance, RMY Legal
Given the significant financial commitment involved in purchasing a property, you want to make sure your investment is sound.
Published 23rd August 2018 by Neil Dent, Gifford Devine
Our ability to access the ‘great outdoors’ in New Zealand is seen as something of a citizen’s right.
Published 14th August 2018 by Jane Fletcher, Downie Stewart
Flat leases are really ‘residential tenancy agreements’. Agreements should be in writing, however, an unwritten agreement can sometimes be enforced.
Published 14th August 2018 by Andrew Bright, RMY Legal
Low-income homeowners or homeowners in low-income areas could be eligible for the new government grant to assist in keeping their homes warm in winter.
Published 8th May 2018 by Catherine Donaldson, Wilkinson Rodgers Lawyers
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Published 8th May 2018 by Hamish Kennedy, Knapps Lawyers
Property investors will be familiar with the bright-line test where there are potential tax issues if a residential rental property is owned for less than two years before it is sold.
Published 8th May 2018 by Scott Chamberlain, RMY Legal
The final step before you settle your property purchase is to undertake a ‘pre-purchase inspection’. This gives you the right (under the contract you signed) to inspect the property one...