Category: Property

Building a fence in town

As the daylight hours extend, so too does the list of summer jobs that have been building up over the past year. On that list for many will be replacing those rickety old boundary fences that surround your house. Before you rip them all down, we have a case study that clarifies why it’s so […]

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We’re buying a house together

Buying a house together? – think about a Contracting Out Agreement to avoid future conflicts

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Holiday houses – Rules for both owners and renters

Holiday houses – whether renting out or using someone else’s house over the Christmas/New year period make sure you get things right

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Property Speaking, Winter 2020. No 34

In this issue: Commercial leases post-COVID – Clause 27.5 and inability to access premises, Residential tenancies post-COVID, Property briefs

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Charities in New Zealand

Charities in New Zealand – what you need to know

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Mortgages and loans for property owners

more COVID related changes

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Healthy homes standards compliance

deadline extended

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Residential tenancies post-COVID

Some temporary changes you may need to know about

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Commercial leases post-COVID

Clause 27.5 and inability to access premises

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Enduring powers of attorney

How many people should you name as attorneys? You should have two Enduring powers of attorney (EPAs) – one for property, and the other for personal care and welfare. In your EPA, you should also take care to name appropriate people as your attorneys. Ideally you should name two people to manage your property, which […]

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