How does the home purchase process work? What conditions do I need in my contract? How do I apply for my KiwiSaver withdrawal? When do I pay the deposit? What do I need to do??

Buying a property is often the biggest investment a person will make in their lifetime and can be a daunting process, especially if you’re a first home buyer. Knowing what steps need to be taken for the purchase, how to ensure you meet your contractual deadlines, and being informed of potential issues with the property, are all important.


Using an experienced, knowledgeable lawyer is the best way to make the process easier and less stressful. A lawyer can guide you through the purchase process from start to finish and answer any queries


Your lawyer can assist with financial applications such as bank lending forms, KiwiSaver withdrawals and obtaining the Home Start Grant, whilst keeping track of contractual deadlines.


We have a team of friendly and experienced lawyers who take the time to make the process easier and explain the legalities in an understandable way.  Our team works seamlessly alongside other professionals involved in the transaction such as accountants, real estate agents, mortgage and insurance brokers to assist you in your first home purchase.


For practical advice and a friendly, efficient service, please feel free to contact one of our highly experienced Property lawyers below.

Our services for First Home Buyers include:


  • Advice on the terms of a contract, explaining the purchase process and timescales involved
  • Assisting with obtaining KiwiSaver first home withdrawals, Home Start Grants and mortgage financing for purchase
  • Assistance with the payment of deposits from funding sources
  • Reviewing LIM and title information for clients and advising on matters of concern
  • Reviewing and advising on earthquake claims information
  • Creating Deeds of Assignment of rights
  • Advising on and assisting with issues in property purchases
  • Attending to all necessary conveyancing processes

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