Thinking of Buying a Commercial Property?

Friday, January 19, 2018

Consider these five tips before entering into an agreement. Read more

Commercial Leases - Things Landlords Should Consider Before Entering Into a New Lease

Friday, May 12, 2017

It is in a Landlord's best interest to protect their investment and make sure any exposure to loss from a dodgy Tenant is minimised.  All too often we hear of stories involving a Landlord being duped by a Tenant for whatever reason.  Perhaps the Tenant becomes unable to pay its rent and rather than seeking out the Landlord and dealing with the situation head on, the Tenant allows its financial problems to continue until it is too late.  By this time the Landlord is often owed money in rental and outgoings arrears and in the more extreme circumstances can be left with a vacant property needing to be re-tenanted urgently. Read more

Protecting Commercial Landlords From Tenancy Default

Friday, May 12, 2017

Unfortunately situations where Tenants are unable to pay rent on their leased commercial premises happens all too often.  As a commercial property Landlord, knowing your rights and what to do if this situation arises will help minimise your losses. Read more

Unit Titles Act 2010 : Is Your Licence Legal?

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Do you have an informal licence over a portion of common property located in a unit title development?  Have you ever wondered if that licence is compliant with the requirements of the Unit Titles Act 2010 ("the Act")?  Read more

KiwiSaver for Generation Y - First Home Buyer Support

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

KiwiSaver has almost two million members. As at 1 May 2012, approximately 340,000 of those members were aged between 25 and 34. One of the advantages of KiwiSaver for this age group and others who are in the first home market is the schemes to assist first home buyers. Members can apply for a first-home deposit subsidy of up to $5,000.00 and can withdraw all or part of their savings to put towards their deposit.  Read more

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