Buying a Unit Off the Plan –the Contract – Part 1 In previous articles from the writer we uncovered the intricacies of buying a unit off the plan by delving into the Disclosure Statement and what this document entails. This week, we explore the document you sign after the Disclosure Statement – the Contract of […]

Andrew Pine Solicitor – Property Tips After the Contract is signed – while the Contract is conditional   Congratulations! You and the Seller have both signed the Contract. You are well on your way to owning your first home. You have contacted your solicitor who has emailed you half a tree of information and it […]

Andrew Pine Insights Contracts – protecting yourself   You have saved a sizeable deposit and are aware of how to minimise your entry costs. Perhaps it’s time to commence embarking on that great adventure towards owning your first home! You start by attending dozens of open homes and eventually find one you like. You put […]

  Andrew Pine – Guide to buying your first home in Queenstown (Part 2) Contracts – protecting yourself   You have saved a sizeable deposit and are aware of how to minimise your entry costs. Perhaps it’s time to commence embarking on that great adventure towards owning your first home! You start by attending dozens […]

FAMILIES in Western Australia are at breaking point, plagued with mounting debts they can’t pay off, as they face the reality of a collapsing economy. As properties decrease significantly in value and unemployment rates rise, many are now struggling to find jobs to make ends meet. Could this be the future of Melbourne and Sydney? […]

Andrew Pine – Selected Reads Platinum Equity has acquired the OfficeMax Australia and New Zealand from Office Depot. The US headquartered private equity outfit is consolidating businesses in the Australasian office-supplies space, an industry worth $10bn annually in Australia alone. Read More: It announced it is acquiring Staples Australia and New Zealand last month from US parent Staples […]

Auckland Lawyer Bharat Parshotam makes news after witnessing bank robbery in Dominion Road Cordons on Auckland’s Dominion Rd have been stood down following an armed robbery this evening. A sum of cash was taken from a cash security van outside the ASB bank before two offenders fled on foot about 4.45pm, police said. The robbers […]