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What potential new Earthquake “Code Compliance” means to Building Owners

Are you a building owner worried about earthquake compliance? Ross Dillon has updated our property law library with a new article on the legal issues surrounding the ongoing questions about earthquake prone buildings. To read the full article as a pdf please click here. To read more about Ross Dillon click here. Queen City Law […]

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How does my body corporate deal with insurance?

Queen City Law property and commercial lawyer Jan Chen has written a new guideline for Insurance and the Body Corporate. To read the full article click here. To read more about Jan click here. Guidelines for Insurance and the Body Corporate. Pursuant to Section 135 of the Unit Titles Act 2010 (“UTA”), a body corporate […]

Common Dangers for Property Sellers

“Common Dangers for Property Sellers” is the latest article by Auckland Property Law expert Tina Hwang uploaded to the Queen City Law Property Library. Selling a property can be very stressful for a vendor so here are 10 key points to look out for. Tina is a key component of Queen City Law’s property law team […]

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 […]

NZ Rent Statistics for 1 September 2012 – 28 February 2013

 Find out what weekly rent is being charged in your area. Check out the latest statistics released by the government by clicking here Just select a region: Market rent is described (in the Residential Tenancies Act) as what a willing landlord might reasonably expect to receive, and a willing tenant might reasonably expect to pay […]

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Small Apartments - High Sales

Small Apartments – High Sales

There is a huge demand for apartments in Auckland Central with some saying the number of sales are the highest in the last 5 years! Check out the following articles from the  Herald showing Auckland’s plan for a million more “shoebox” apartments.   Article on the approval of draft unitary plan Article on reduction of […]

NZLS PLS Best Practice Guide – Property Information Packs

This Guide has been prepared jointly between the Property Law Section of the New Zealand Law Society and the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand to assist lawyers and real estate licensees in addressing some of the practical difficulties that may arise from the Real Estate Agents Disciplinary Tribunal’s decision in LB and QB v […]

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Warning: Mortgagee Sales

  Last night Campbell Live looks at a poor family who entered into a mortgagee sale and got into such a mess that they are not camping in an uninsulated caravan on their new dream home while the previous owners refuse to leave.  Police refuse to help as they claim it is a civil matter. […]

FYI: Caution needed when attempting to assign insurance rights

We received the following notice from the Property Law Section/ NZ Law Society: 16 July 2012 As you know, the section wrote to Vero, IAG and Southern Response last week, to clarify the insurers’ approach to the assignment of claim entitlements in a property sale.  We are aware of an emerging practice where some insurers […]

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