Selling your property – have you done your due diligence? Code of Compliance Certificate

property law and the code compliance certificate cccThe code compliance certificate provisions under the Act came into force on 31 March 2005.

A code compliance certificate is a formal statement issued under section 95 of the Act, that building work carried out under a building consent complies with that building consent.

If you do not obtain a CCC then you may have trouble selling when it comes to selling your house. It is deemed that the work has not been authorized and in certain cases the council may require extreme remedial action.

Prior to listing your house for sale ensure you have completed your due diligence. Not only will this planning ensure a smooth property sale process but it will also assist you in achieving the best sale price for your asset.

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