Author(s): Tony Steindle
An easy-to-follow guide to real estate law, written by an investor, for investors - <i>Property Law</i> demystifies key legal issues in property transactions - and shows you how to avoid the traps. With useful checklists and plain English definitions of legal terms, this book is essential for anyone investing in property. You'll learn about: Contracts, agreements and disputes; Your legal rights, obligations and protections when buying, selling, leasing, building, developing or subdividing; What to watch out for on a title; Buying off the plans; Residential landlord/tenant issues; District Plans and the Resource Management Act; Working with builders and construction contracts; Commercial real estate - due diligence checks, understanding commercial leases and tenancies; Like its widely-read companion volume, Property Tax, this book uses practical examples and real cases to show how the law works - and how it affects you.
Tony Steindle is an Auckland lawyer who specialises in property investment and development. Tony is a popular speaker at property investors? conferences and regularly writes on legal issues for a range of publications. A successful property investor himself, and honorary solicitor for the Auckland Property Investors Association, Tony is a senior partner of Steindle Williams Legal.