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To add my adult child's name to the deed of my property-
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My wife and I own an apartment in a Auckland hotel complex.
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When I purchased my home I wanted my name & my sons name on
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I am trying to understand more about what is exactly fee
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I have a freehold section I am unable to build on, can I
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I want to give my parents my house for free...can you advise
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Four years ago I gifted a property to a step sister of my
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We are looking at splitting our section into two titles so
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Can my mother gift a property to me? I have been told that
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My son wishes to transfer title/ownership of his freehold property
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Husband has just died, will have freehold house, how much will
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I live in a block of 6 flats split into 2 blocks of 3. I have
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Hello, Id like to ask 2 questions about our NZ gifting and
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Our holiday home is on a cross-lease and is the only dwelling
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