Monthly Archives: July 2019

When can you access your KiwiSaver?

KiwiSaver was initially created to help people save for their retirement, so the obvious answer for accessing your KiwiSaver funds is at age 65. But under the correct circumstances, funds can be accessed earlier. There are four circumstances under which you can access your KiwiSaver early, they ...READ MORE >>

What is the purpose of a LIM report?

When purchasing a property, obtaining a Land Information Memorandum (“LIM”) report from the relevant council is strongly recommended. A LIM report provides all the documents that a council has on records for a property. Each LIM report contains different information, as some properties may ...READ MORE >>

An overview of mortgagee sales

If you buy a property at a mortgagee sale, be aware that you are entering a contract that is quite different in its nature to an agreement entered into in other circumstances. The agreement is likely to be weighed heavily in the mortgagee’s favour because mortgagee sales involve factors ...READ MORE >>