Tag Archives: property

What is investing in New Zealand Like?

Queen City Law know what its like to invest in New Zealand. Singapore has replaced Japan as the fourth-largest foreign investor in New Zealand. Statistics New Zealand figures show total foreign direct investment from Southeast Asia hit $4.4 billion in the year to the end of March, up from $2.8b a year before. Australia remains […]

Building bonanza tipped for Auckland

Marcus Beveridge Queen City Law principal was recently quoted in a NZ Herald article on the building bonanza tipped for Auckland. To find out more about Marcus click here.  To read more articles by Marcus click here. To read the full article “Building bonanza tipped for Auckland” By Anne Gibson  on the NZ Herald site […]

Residential Property Purchase Building or Builders Report.

Many people buy and sell houses and apartments but how many use a builders report before they sign the deal? If you do use a Residential Property Purchase Report, is this safe and are you getting this done properly? This week Property Lawyer and Queen City Law Associate John Jon investigates the importance of Residential […]

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NZ Law Awards 2013

Queen City Law are pleased to congratulate the QCL Property Law Team on being Second Runner-up for the Prendos Property and Construction award at the 2013 NZ Law Awards. To see some of the exciting construction and development projects we have been involved with click here. Queen City Law can offer complete Commercial Property legal […]

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 […]

Buying and Selling Property

Smart Tips for Buying and Selling Property and also critique of leaky building issues In August 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 […]

Can I afford an Inner City Executive Apartment in New Zealand?

Many people ask themselves Can I afford an Inner City Executive Apartment in New Zealand? Well for a short time you can. 100 FREEHOLD STRATA Superior Exclusive Residences remaining. Designed for Owner Occupiers and Discerning Investors. This is living. Where Quality, Lifestyle & Location Are Redefined.Only Minutes Walk To The Office.Relax & Unwind Park Residences […]

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The Limit for High LVR Mortgage Lending – What is it and how can this affect me?

What is a High LVR mortgage and how does the RBNZ affect what you pay for a mortgage in New Zealand? High LVR mortgages are mortgages or home loans that have a higher loan-to-value ratio (LVR) in comparison to the LVR set for other loans. Basically mortgages with a higher LVR means the amount you […]

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Barker Business Brokerage Ltd – October 2013

John Jon has been the best! I am writing this in appreciation to John Jon for the wonderful professional service we have experienced with Queen City Law recently. John is the most diligent hardest working lawyer we have met to date. He particularly impressed us with his attention to detail and he literally “babysat” his […]

Is your home leaking?

Is your home leaking? The word “leaky” now carries a resounding threat to all home owners as we have heard this word all too often in the media. The majority of us have by now all had our share of horror stories from neighbours, friends and family. So, is your home leaking? Are you about to […]