When does the “bright-line test” start and finish?

If you sell a residential property in New Zealand within a certain timeframe, you must pay income tax on any gains, unless it’s your main home or other exemption applies.… Read More

WRMK Lawyers pull above their weight

The WRMK Lawyers team took part in the Whangarei South Rotary Club Fire Engine Pull on 6 April, to raise funds for the refurbishment of Domain Lodge.… Read More

My Backyard Subdivision – Part 6: Insurance

In the final part of our Backyard Subdivision series, we discuss the different types of insurance that come into play during a development project, and the need to get specialist advice.… Read More

My Backyard Subdivision – Part 5: Banking

In the fifth of our six-part Backyard Subdivision series guest author Bob Turnbull from ANZ Bank discusses obtaining finance and dealing with your bank. … Read More

My Backyard Subdivision – Part 4: Building

In the fourth of our six-part Backyard Subdivision series we discuss the ins and outs of the building process and how to manage compliance.… Read More

My Backyard Subdivision – Part 3: Titles and boundaries

In the third of our six-part Backyard Subdivision series we discuss the importance of surveying and the issues to be aware of on your property’s title. … Read More

What happens to your debt when you die?

Does your debt disappear when you die, or are your family obliged to pay your debts when you pass away?… Read More

My Backyard Subdivision – Part 2: Purchasing your property

In the second of our six-part Backyard Subdivision series we discuss how to buy the right property, and the ins and outs of sale and purchase agreements. … Read More

My Backyard Subdivision – A six-part series for new property developers

This six-part series offers valuable advice to new property developers who are considering buying and developing a residential property (adding an additional home).… Read More

Due diligence: 12 important things to be aware of

What is involved in due diligence for a commercial building? Here’s why it’s such a good idea.… Read More

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