How A Cross Lease Can Affect Your Renovation Plans

Cross Lease

Renovations can be complicated enough without bringing your neighbours into the mix – but if you own a home on a cross lease, that’s exactly what happens. Cross leases are a surprisingly common form of ownership, with around 215,000 in New Zealand, and roughly half of those in Auckland. They came into being in the…

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Converting Your Garage – What You Need To Know

Garage conversions in NZ

With the arrival of the ‘working from home’ (WFM) phenomenon, there has been a distinct increase in the number of inquiries about garage conversions – turning the under-utilised part of your home into a bedroom or an additional living space.    It seems like an attractive option – you don’t need to extend the footprint…

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