Lockdown limbo

PHOTO: Home buyers and sellers are in limbo

Thousands of home buyers and sellers are in limbo while waiting for settlement processes that can’t be completed during lockdown, however, their experiences can vary.

A group of apartment owners are furious after the developers of a downtown Auckland residence are pushing through with settlement processes amid the lockdown despite legal advice recommending otherwise.

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Two buyers of apartments in the Antipodean told 1 NEWS they’re distressed because the developer wants them to settle, even when they can’t do pre-settlement inspections, valuations, or move into the property.


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