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WHY DO I NEED A CONVEYANCER?

Everyone knows that when you buy or sell property there is a real estate agent involved who shows the home and discusses the property with you.  You will find out what you get, how much the likely sale price is estimated to be, what schools and transport are nearby and other local information about the…

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WATER LICENCES

Water licences are issued in accordance with the Natural Resources Management Act 2004 and they provide an entitlement to the holder to source a total annual allocation of water from resources that are specified in the license. When purchasing a property that has a bore, well or pumps water from a river, you need to…

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WHAT ARE EASEMENTS AND HOW DO THEY AFFECT ME?

What is an easement? An Easement is a right to use a part of land belonging to someone else, for a specific purpose. Easements are usually but not always registered on your Certificate of Title. If the easement is registered, the details about the nature of the easement and where it’s located will be shown on the…

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UNAPPROVED ALTERATIONS AND ADDITIONS

Have those Alterations AND Additions to the Property been Approved? You have put in an offer for a house and have been given all the information about the property by the agent. Or have you? Has that rumpus room been approved by council and does it comply with the building code. There is nothing detailed in…

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BUSINESS SYSTEMS & PROCEDURES

Every business should have systems in place and procedure manuals to follow. Without these you are really flying blind and efficiency will be at a minimum. In a conveyancing/legal practice this could be very expensive in both time and money and of course time is money to any business in a service industry. The following…

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