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PROPERTY LAW

We are Property Conveyancing Specialists

The New Zealand property market has undergone a significant transformation in recent times and buying or selling in the New Zealand property market involves increasingly complex legal issues. In addition to helping a client purchase a property, residential conveyancing also involves providing proper advice around ownership eligibility, Overseas investment Office rules, KiwiSaver withdrawal rules, Kainga Ora First Home Grants and First Home Partner program, Unit Titles Act, insurance coverage, changes to bank lending rules and many other constantly evolving issues.

 

Our property and conveyancing team are professionals who know New Zealand’s property laws inside out and provide up-to-date advice for any property transaction regardless of size and complexity. Our legal solutions are tailored to your situation. Our staff have expertise in dealing with clients from many different backgrounds and levels of experience - whether you are a first home buyer, seasoned investor or an experienced property developer - we strive to make the legal process as simple as we can for you and will try our best to accommodate your needs.

 

Our legal fees are competitive and we do our best to keep costs down for our clients – you will be given an upfront quote at the beginning of the transaction which will cover most of the standard aspects or steps of that transaction. Get in touch with us today for a quote for your conveyancing needs!

 

Read more about our Property Law services below.

Residential Property Sales and Purchases

Whether you are buying or selling a property, it is essential for you to understand all aspects of the conveyancing process and stay in control throughout the transaction. We will advise you on your legal rights and obligations.

 

Pabla Law will protect your interests and ensure the smoothest, simplest and most efficient transaction. We will assist you with all aspects of your sale or purchase including:

 

  • Preparing the Sale and Purchase Agreement

  • Pre-auction or pre-offer due diligence (including Record of Title checks)

  • Pre-Agreement negotiations, drafting of clauses and due diligence investigations

  • Checking and giving advice on the Record of Title, LIM, Building and Toxicology reports

  • Ensuring all other terms and conditions of sale in the Agreement are dealt with

  • Advice on land and build packages

  • Advice on building contracts

  • Dealing with mortgage brokers, banks, councils, body corporates, real estate agents, insurance providers and any other third parties 

  • Giving you independent legal advice

  • Guiding you through your loan and ownership structure

  • KiwiSaver withdrawals

  • Kainga Ora First Home Grants

  • Kainga Ora First home Partner Scheme

  • Unit Titles, cross Leases and body corporates

  • Occupation rights  agreement – for purchasers of Retirement Village units and apartments

  • Residents incorporated societies

If you are ready to take the next step, get in touch now for a quote!

Refinancing and Mortgage Variations

If you are moving your mortgage from one lender to another, Pabla Law can assist you with all aspects of the refinance and make it a smooth hassle-free experience. We can deal with most banks and non-bank lenders on your behalf and ensure that your refinance or mortgage variation is structured in your best interests.

 

Each bank has their own documentation and requirements around refinancing, especially around guarantees and waivers required for company and trust clients - we have assisted our clients with refinancing with bank lenders such as ANZ, BNZ, ASB, TSB, Westpac, Kiwibank, Bank of China, Bank of Baroda, HSBC,  NZHL, Sovereign as well as non-bank lenders such as Avanti Finance, Basecorp, Bluestone, Liberty Financial, Pepper money, Resimac, First Mortgage Trust, etc.

 

We make the process of refinancing convenient, cost-effective and easy for you. Get in touch now for a no-obligation quote!

Subdivisions

Our team at Pabla Law are experienced in completing a range of subdivisions from small residential lots to large residential subdivisions. We can advise developers on property matters including drafting easements and land covenants, dealing with utility/service companies and we liaise with surveyors, contractors and other third parties in order to create an efficient and timely transaction.

Before you undertake your subdivision, please consult with us regarding:

  • Reaching an agreement with owners of your neighbouring properties

  • Liaising with lenders to ensure adequate financing is in place to avoid project delays

  • Discuss any legal issues that may arise from the subdivision such as boundary adjustments and disputes with owners of neighbouring properties

Get in touch with our Solicitors to discuss your next project!

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