Residential property updates

Recent changes to tax and purchase price allocation under the Income Tax Act 2007
6 Aug 21

The Income Tax Act 2007 now includes a standard mechanism to allocate the values of assets in certain transactions. The Income Tax Act 2007 was recently amended pursuant to the Taxation (Annual Rates for 2020–21, Feasibility Expenditure, and Remedial Matters) Act 2021 to insert a ...

Anderson Lloyd sole author of the 2021 Chambers Global Practice Guide – New Zealand Real Estate chapter
28 May 21

Our Property Team is proud to have contributed as the sole author of the New Zealand chapter of the Chambers and Partners 2019, 2020  and 2021 Global Practice Guides on Real Estate. Read our most recent analysis of New Zealand Real Estate law here.  Click here ...

Year in Review – 2020 property case law developments
31 Mar 21

Check out our Property Team's summary of significant property case law developments across 2020 in our second edition of Real. below:  

Government housing policy changes
25 Mar 21

On 23 March 2021 the Government released a number of housing policy changes targeted to increase the supply of houses and decrease residential property investor demand. The policies include changes to interest deductibility, an extended bright-line test period, a new $3.8 billion "Housing Acceleration Fund" ...

COVID-19: New government support for landlords and tenants
15 Apr 20

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, on 15 April 2020 the Government announced new measures to support commercial landlords, tenants and property owners with mortgages. These changes are summarised below. Commercial lease cancellation Under the Property Law Act 2007 (Act) in its current form, ...

Changes to the Residential Tenancies Act – Fairer Rules for Tenants and Landlords
28 Nov 19

The reform of the Residential Tenancies Act 1986 (Act) aims to introduce new protections for both tenants and landlords, and encourage good-faith relationships. Home ownership is decreasing while renting is consistently on the rise with one-third of New Zealanders now renting. There are a number ...

Anderson Lloyd Property Team authors Chambers and Partners 2019 Global Practice Guide on Real Estate
16 Jul 19

Our industry leading Property Team is proud to have contributed as the sole author of the New Zealand chapter of the Chambers and Partners 2019 Global Practice Guide on Real Estate. Chambers and Partners is often referred to as ‘the gold-standard’ in independent legal research ...

For more information contact:

Richard Greenaway

richard.greenaway@al.nz