Director - LLB, Notary Public | Property Team Leader
Steve has a large conveyancing and general practice. He has very wide experience in all matters relating to property transactions, property securities, leases, small businesses, wills, residential and commercial transactions.
Steve is a popular lawyer who relates very well to his clients. He is able to set people at ease and explain legal documents, which can appear confusing or complex, in a simple and clear manner.
Steve graduated from Auckland University in 1979 and was admitted to the bar in 1980. He has been a partner of this firm since 1985 and is a Notary Public.
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Steve Wong's Specialist Services
When you buy or sell your house you are probably dealing with your most valuable asset.
Steve Wong's Blog Posts
Buying at a mortgagee sale.
March 21, 2012
Buying a property at a mortgagee sale can be risky. You can manage that risk however by being careful and taking certain precautions.
If I am buying a property do I have to pay a deposit?
November 15, 2011
Most sellers will require payment of a deposit and there is a provision in the standard Agreement for Sale and Purchase approved by the Auckland District Law Society for it (“ADLS Agreement for Sale and Purchase”).
Using a Notary Public
March 28, 2011
Steve Wong is a Notary Public. Notaries Public in New Zealand are lawyers appointed by the Archbishop of Canterbury to officially witness signatures on legal documents, sworn statements such as affidavits, administer oaths and certify the authenticity of legal documents for use overseas.
The importance of having an agreement checked before you sign
December 13, 2010
A client came to see me one day with an Agreement for Sale and Purchase of Real Estate to purchase a property. One of his concerns was that the retaining wall along the length of the rear boundary may not have been stable.
Buyer Be Aware
October 26, 2010
When purchasing a property it is not a question of Buyer Beware (Caveat Emptor) but Buyer Be Aware.
Buying a new home…
August 30, 2010
Is a little bit like buying a second hand car. Generally, you would do things such as checking the body work for rust, dents and any other damage. You would check under the bonnet and have someone such as a mechanic check the engine. You don’t usually buy it because you like the colour