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Property Law A New Zealand Investor’s Guide

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“Know the facts — avoid the traps!”
An easy-to-read book on a vital topic for every NZ investor.

An easy-to-follow guide to real estate law, written by an investor, for investors – Property Law demystifies key legal issues in property transactions – and shows you how to avoid the traps.

You’ll learn about:

  • Contracts and agreements … and disputes
  • Your legal rights, obligations and protections when buying, selling, leasing, building, developing or subdividing real estate
  • What to watch out for on a title
  • Buying off the plans
  • Residential landlord/tenant issues
  • District Plans and the Resource Management Act
  • Working with builders and construction contracts
  • Commercial real estate – due diligence checks, understanding commercial leases and tenancies

Like its widely-read companion volume, Property Tax, this book uses practical examples and real cases to show how the law works – and how it affects you.

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With useful checklists and plain English definitions of legal terms, this book is essential for anyone investing in property.


Read this book to learn about:

  • Traps when you’re signing up to buy a property
  • How to negotiate conditions in contracts
  • Buying off the plans
  • Buying property with others
  • Disputes with neighbours
  • Misrepresentations by vendors or real estate agents — and your remedies
  • Different types of title (and dealing with covenants, caveats, easements and ’defects’ in the title)
  • Building permits and consents
  • The Resource Management Act, zoning and District Plans
  • What to watch for when buying or leasing commercial property
  • Subdividing and developing
  • Construction contracts — vital clauses and tips for your protection
  • Ownership structures for investing, developing and trading
  • …and more!
Author info:
Tony Steindle is an Auckland lawyer who specialises in property investment and development. Tony is a popular speaker at property investors conferences and regularly writes on legal issues for a range of publications. A successful property investor himself, and honorary solicitor for the Auckland Property Investors Association, Tony is a senior partner of Steindle Williams Legal.

Price: $34.95

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