Property

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Finance Conditions for Sale & Purchase Agreements

With the standard ADLS/REINZ Agreement for Sale & Purchase containing a ‘subject to finance’ condition, a purchaser must do all things reasonably necessary to arrange finance on or before the finance date.

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The ‘Solicitor’s Approval’ Clause

Have you ever signed an Agreement for Sale & Purchase without first giving it to your lawyer to consider?

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Leasing the Farm

Leasing a farm, an orchard or cropping land is becoming more common and has attractions for both the land owner and the tenant farmer.

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Encumbrances: What does the future hold?

The Law Commission has recently made recommendations for a proposed new Land Transfer Act to replace the current Land Transfer Act 1952.

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Landlocked Land

Here are three useful updates about topics covered in previous articles: using your Kiwisaver funds to buy your first home, buying homes in a multi offer scenario, and grants for insulation for rental properties. These are particularly relevant if you’re buying your first home, selling a property in a buoyant market, or a landlord.

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Tenants in Common versus Joint Tenancy

When buying property it is important to consider the type of ownership that is appropriate for your particular circumstances.

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Disputes Between Co-Owners of Land and the Property Law Act 2007

If there is no formal agreement co-owners of real estate sometimes find themselves in dispute on a variety of issues relating to their joint venture property.