June 2018 Newsletter

Hello Welcome to our June Newsletter In 2009 New Zealand passed a law called the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009 (we call it the AML/CFT law). The purpose of the law reflects New Zealand’s commitment to…

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May 2018 Newsletter

Hello Welcome to our May Newsletter To combat rapidly rising residential house prices both the previous National and the new Labour led Coalition Government have passed legislation to introduce new rules for residential land sales with the aim of dampening…

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April 2018 Newsletter

Hello Welcome to our April Newsletter, On 22 March, Housing Minister Phil Twyford introduced the Residential Tenancies (Prohibiting Letting Fees) Amendment Bill to Parliament. Prior to the 2017 election Labour had pledged to ban the fees because the fees were yet…

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March 2018 Newsletter

Hello Welcome to our March Newsletter, With the new government now surpassing its first 100 days in office a prevalent tax ‘loop-hole’ is about to be closed. On the Labour party’s pre-election tax policy wish-list was the ring-fencing of residential…

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February 2018 Newsletter

Hello February is always a strange month. Normally, January is a bit of a write off with holidays and many businesses closing down for several weeks. So February is the month that everyone wants to jump back in and be…

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January 2018 Newsletter

Hello Are you wondering how you can possibly make your business stand out in your industry? Maybe your competitors are well resourced, or you are seen as the underdog. But don’t panic, 2017 has proven that anything is possible and…

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December 2017 Newsletter

Hello Welcome to our December newsletter, You will have recently received your 2017 updated Rateable Valuation for your property. “How much is the RV?” is one of the most common questions asked by home buyers. A Rateable Valuation (RV also…

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November 2017 Newsletter

Hello ‘A goal without a plan is just a wish’ – Antoine de Saint-Exupery. This quote is so true. Very often a list of goals made at the start of the year are very rarely achieved. The reason – no plan…

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October 2017 Newsletter

Hello We are delighted to announce that after nearly 50 years of practice in Henderson’s main street, we are moving our offices to 195 Universal Drive, Central Park. Davenports West is one of the longest established law firms in West Auckland….

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September 2017 Newsletter

Hello Welcome to our September newsletter, As we progress through the year, we are faced with the constant struggle of a work/life balance. We always feel like we are being pulled in one direction or the other, a bit like…

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