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My Backyard Subdivision - Part 3: Titles and Boundaries
November 02, 2016
In the last article in this series we looked at buying the property that you want to develop. When buying you do not want to fall into one of the property development traps - in this case paying too much for the property because you have not done all your homework
11 Things You Should Know Before You Become a Family Trustee
October 13, 2016
So you have been asked to be a trustee of a family trust. Sensibly before you agree to do this, you want to know exactly what the job entails.
Want to Make your Mark? Register It!
October 06, 2016
Does your business have a trade name or do you have a branding idea for a new business venture? If so, you have some homework to do.
What Happens To Debt After You Die
September 29, 2016
Generally all of your debt, mortgages, credit card debts and car loans, will need to be paid back when you die. The executor you appoint in your will to act for your estate will sell sufficient of your assets to pay all of your debts.
Farmers as Employers - Dealing with Timesheets
September 21, 2016
As farms both within Northland and nationwide become larger and staffing numbers naturally increase, farmers are continuing to grapple with increasing regulatory compliance and their role as employers. Farmers often hear that the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment is focusing on farmers as employers and wonder what their obligations actually are and how best to meet them.
My Backyard Subdivision - Part 2: Purchasing Your Property
September 14, 2016
In my last article I talked about why you should first establish the feasibility of your project. This week I discuss the actual purchasing of your property.
My Backyard Subdivision - Part 1: The Essentials of Feasibility
August 31, 2016
Before investing in your idea, test if there is actually a market for what you are selling.
My Backyard Subdivision – Ten easy steps to property development nirvana
August 18, 2016
Property development is a great way to add value to your property. A backyard subdivision (dividing one property into two or three titles) is straightforward if you know what to do, who should do it, and more importantly in what order things are to be done!
Due Diligence: 12 Important Things To Be Aware Of
May 17, 2016
When buying a commercial property, make the agreement subject to a “due diligence” clause so you don’t have to go ahead if you find a problem.
Who pays when your residential tenant damages your property?
April 28, 2016
If your tenant damages your insured residential premises, even intentionally, the tenant does not have to pay for it. As a result the cost of insurance will likely increase not all tenants or risks may be covered in the future.
Do it online
Did you know you can pay your bill online?
De facto relationships – what does “living together as a couple” actually mean?
It’s generally well-understood that if you live with someone as a couple for three years, if the relationship ends, then any property involved is divided equally. However, what is less well-understood is the definition of “living together as a couple”. What exactly is a de facto relationship, are you in one, and if it ends, what happens to your stuff?
June 26, 2019
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