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I have received a sales and purchase agreement for a small
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Can a house be sold if a second mortagor has a cavet on it
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I have been married 17 years, together for 23, we own a
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Please see below - what more can be issued in regards to
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I am looking to purchase a property in Christchurch. Bank
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We are selling a section (no dwelling) near Ohakune. Who
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I purchased a home on Dec 14 2013, and on Dec 29 2013, had
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hi, I recently put in an offer to purchase a caravan
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hi there chris the house i bought ,the septic tank is playing
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