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NZ Clarifies GST Rules For Bodies Corporate

New changes to body corporate rules will be a change worth noting for landlords and unit owners. Queen City Law are very experienced in dealing with body corporates if you have any other questions don’t hesitate to contact one of our team. New Zealand’s Revenue Minister, Todd McClay, has announced his intention to clarify through […]

QCL Real Estate and Property Development Services – beyond 2014

Queen City Law is uniquely positioned to provide this service to a number of carefully targeted vendors mainly in Auckland some of whom we enjoy a 20+ year relationship with. A significant amount of the property we are mandated to provide real estate services on is off market and may not be in the public […]

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Leaky building law: Council responsiblity for third party certifiers welcomed

Queen City Lawyer Marcus Beveridge has been quoted in the NBR on a recent court decision allowing apartment owners to sue their local body for actions of third party certifiers.You can read the full article by Victoria Young on the NBR website |Read article.  Queen City Law offer a full suite of services for body corporates and owners […]

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What to look for when investing in Apartments

Compared to purchasing a free standing family home, Apartments require special considerations. Queen City Law are experts in the Auckland Property Market and can recommend steps for you to invest carefully. What are some of the special issues associated with apartment living? Who is responsible for maintenance of the common areas – is there an […]

Smart Tips for Buying and Selling Property

Smart Tips for Buying and Selling Property and also critique of leaky building issues Recently Tina Hwang appeared on TV9’s Finance Weekly with Brenda Lee to discuss leaky houses and buildings which are an ongoing problem for the New Zealand property market. Tina Hwang discusses some of the issues relating to leaky buildings and shares […]

Effective resolution of leaky units – leaky building issues.

Just a reminder that our Leaky Building Partnership PDF has been uploaded to the Residential Property Law Library. To read the complete PDF click here. We are pleased to announce Queen City Law and N-Compass Project Managers, two of the best in their respective fields, have joined forces to provide a cohesive partnership for leaky […]

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Providing a cohesive partnership for leaky building resolution and re-building

Queen City Law and N-Compass Project Managers, two of the best in their respective fields, have joined forces to provide a cohesive partnership for leaky building resolution and re-building. It is a $15 Billion dollar problem that New Zealand has to work thorough, Property Owners, Developers and members of Body Corporate Committees can look to […]

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Leaky Building Purchasers

Queen City Law have published a new article to the Law Library by Ross Dillon This time dispute resolution specialist Ross Dillon has explored a very unfortunate case for Auckland property buyers. Buying houses in New Zealand can harbour unseen dangers as a decade of leaky building claims has shown. Nationally the cost of leaky […]

Leaky home obligations 'overlooked'

Article from stuff.co.nz CATHERINE HARRIS Last updated 05:00 15/07/2012 People are still buying leaky homes because the hot Auckland property market is encouraging them to forgo due diligence, according to property experts. John Gray, president of the Home Owners and Buyers Association (Hobanz), said some agents were encouraging people to buy unconditionally to secure their […]

Occupants back after $10m leaky fix-up

 From an article by the NZ Herald http://www.nzherald.co.nz/news/print.cfm?objectid=10796014 By Anne Gibson 5:30 AMMonday Apr 2, 2012 Robyn Horsfall says the quality of work on the leaky Parnell apartments exceeded that allowed for in the settlement. Photo / Brett Phibbs About $10 million has been soaked up fixing a rotten Parnell townhouse block developed over an […]