Category: Property

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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Refresher on privacy rights for tenants

Privacy for residential tenancies continues to be a hot topic. Recently a tenant was awarded $1,500 due to her tenancy being terminated in a retaliatory move by her landlord following a privacy breach by a tradesman. During bathroom renovations, the tradesman entered the tenant’s bedroom – reportedly to find out why some ducks were quacking […]

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Agreement for Sale and Purchase of Real Estate

significant changes for buyers and sellers

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