In the beautiful suburbs of Auckland and with the views they provide, it is inevitable that several homes will have retaining walls. With retaining walls, the frequently asked question is what consents are required for the construction or alteration of a retaining wall.
The simple answer is that it is based on the amount of ground that the retaining wall supports...
When deciding to move into a retirement village there are important matters to consider. The decision involves understanding foreign concepts, legal jargon and personal challenges one may be facing at the
time. Not all villages are the same. There are certain things to look out for when purchasing a right to occupy in a village The Retirement Villages Act 2003 (the “Act”) provides that an intending resident must receive independent legal advice from a lawyer before signing what is called an Occupation Right Agreement (“Licence to Occupy”). Advice from a lawyer is an essential step in guiding you with your purchase...
The ADLS/REINZ Agreement for Sale and Purchase of Real Estate, 11th Edition 2022 has officially been released on 8 February 2022. We highlight some of the changes of this latest edition...
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