December 7th, 2016
The Fencing Act 1978 prescribes the steps that a person must take before building a fence on or near the boundary with a neighbour.
October 9th, 2016
Many kiwis will, during their lifetimes buy and sell property. The process of buying and selling is not as simple as one might think, and given the importance and value of the asset involved, property transactions necessitate a degree of complexity and care.
July 1st, 2016
In certain circumstances Residential Land Withholding Tax (“RLWT”) is a tax deducted from proceeds of the sale of residential property.
May 31st, 2016
A building owner needs to renew a building warrant of fitness (BWOF) every 12 months to prove that the building’s life safety systems (called specified systems) have been maintained and inspected. The BWOF is obtained by the building owner and provided to the Council, and must be displayed in the building in a visible place at all times.
March 18th, 2016
The most common form of commercial lease used in New Zealand is the Auckland District Law Society deed of lease (Lease). Whether you are a tenant or landlord, it is important that you understand your rights and obligations under the Lease.