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Airbnbreach – appeal to the District Court

Filed under: Residential Tenancies, Land Law

In May 2018, in Nice Place Property Management Limited v Paterson, the Tenancy Tribunal ordered a tenant to pay his landlord the profit derived from subletting...

A Longer Bright-Line Test

Filed under: Conveyancing, Residential Tenancies, Land Law

The bright-line test is a tool implemented in 2015, which essentially taxes gains made on residential property sold within a certain timeframe (subject...

Engaging a House-Sitter? What you need to know

Filed under: Residential Tenancies, Land Law

A couple who were going on holiday asked their friend to house-sit for them while they were away. They had heard horror stories about house-sitters trashing...

2016 Kaikoura earthquake claims revisited

Filed under: Building & Construction, Insurance, Land Law

Issues for homeowners around the Insurance Council of New Zealand and EQC streamlining insurance claims

Clarifying the registration of certificates when a licence is granted over common property

Filed under: Residential Tenancies, Land Law

Morrison Kent property lawyer Matthew Whimp explains what Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) want under the Unit Titles Act 2010, section 16.

Greening unit titles to prepare for the electric vehicle reckoning

Filed under: Residential Tenancies, Land Law

Providing electrical supply in car parks for EVs - who is responsible? For those who live in apartments it can be tricky.

5 Things to Consider when Buying off the Plans – Units, Townhouses and Apartments

Filed under: Commercial Law, Conveyancing, Land Law

What to look out for when purchasing property from a developer straight off the plans.

Residential Tenancies – An Overview

Filed under: Residential Tenancies, Land Law

The differences between a periodic tenancy and a fixed term tenancy and the advantages and disadvantages of both.

A claim for claims sake – Unit Title Disputes

Filed under: Conveyancing, Land Law

Guidance on deciding whether or not to take a Unit Titles dispute to court. Is there any benefit for either party? Or is it a moot point?

Purchasing property with friends and family – The benefits of a co-ownership agreement

Filed under: Land Law

An overview of 10 factors to consider before entering a co-ownership agreement.

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