With the ongoing impacts of Covid on our economy and the reduced ability to import materials into the country many of us have heard the stories of building contract prices being significantly impacted. Some Purchasers are finding themselves faced with the possibility of building price increases that could make their new home now unaffordable.
Every year there are misunderstandings around the calculation of working days over the Christmas and New Year period for contract purposes. Traditionally people think of a working day as a day “when the banks are open”. However that is no longer a useful distinction with the introduction of 7-day bank openings, Mondayised holidays and Christmas shutdown periods.
It is a very controversial topic of conversation right now. Covid vaccination is a polarising discussion in our community and a potential issue for many businesses. Businesses will be facing many tough decisions in the coming days including who can attend a business premises; what evidence of vaccination can be requested from visitors; does a business need to advertise its staff vaccination status; do staff need to be vaccinated; and can an employer require staff to be vaccinated to attend work.
When it comes time to sell the large family home and down size people are presented with a variety of options for their next move. Whether you want the security and community feeling of a Retirement Village, a more relaxed senior gated community or to remain in your own space there are options galore in Papamoa.
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