Property Law » Smith and Partners

By: Smith And Partners  05-Apr-2012
Keywords: Property Law

At Smith and Partners we understand the significance of buying, selling, leasing and financing property. Whether it’s the family home, investment property, a subdivision or commercial property, we’ll help take the risk out of the transaction by ensuring your interests are protected during the process. Let our team of experts manage the legal paperwork and advise you on any concerns or pitfalls we uncover.

Our aim is to make the process as smooth as possible for you so that the acquisition reaches a positive outcome and you can enjoy the benefits of owning the property now and in the future.

Subdivision & Property Development

  • Structure for investments or developments
  • Financing
  • Due diligence
  • Interface between surveyor, council and land titles office
  • Resource consents
  • Survey plans
  • Surveyor liaison
  • Consent documents (easements, covenants)

Sale and Purchase Agreements

  • Pre-purchase due diligence
  • Sale & purchase agreements
  • Loan & finance documents
  • Ownership structures
  • Relationship property agreements
  • Settlement and registration


  • Loan & finance documentation
  • Assistance obtaining finance
  • Bank negotiations

Building a Home

  • Building contracts
  • Construction Contracts Act
  • Legal advice on resource consent
  • Debt collection for head contractors and subcontractors

Leases (Commercial)

  • Negotiate and review
  • Negotiate and draft

Keywords: Property Law

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