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PHOTO: SUPPLIED/JONATHAN JANSEN Buyers were charged extra for the driveway and landscaping on their property.

Buyers were charged up to $52,000 more than the affordable housing limit by the Auckland company accused of making them pay extra for driveways and basic landscaping.

New details have emerged in the case of Imperial Homes, which is facing 42 charges of breaching the Resource Management Act at its development at Hobsonville Point.

The company, its directors Andy Zhu and Mei Lin and sales agent Vanessa Ward, have appeared in the Auckland District Court for the first time.