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Assessing Your Legal Options

Download Assessing Your Legal Options PDF Here Property conveyancers | A viable alternative for property transfers No property purchase is complete without a significant amount of legal work being conducted. Traditionally solicitors have been the first port of call for anything “legal”. For specialised property purchase issues, however, a licenced conveyancer may be a [...]

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Part 1 Navigating Pre Purchase Legal Maze

Download Navigating Pre Purchase Legal Maze 2PDF HereBuying a home is a legal process, which means that after signing contracts and exchanging them, you are legally bound to buy the property, – and will forfeit a substantial part of your deposit if you don’t go through with it.So, to avoid common pitfalls and mistakes, [...]

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Part 2 Navigating Pre Purchase Legal Maze

Download Navigating Pre Purchase Legal Maze 2PDF Here As a first homebuyer, you’ll spend time choosing a property and arranging a home loan, but how long do you spend getting to know the legalities? In the second of a two- part series, Geri Forsaith, founder of Sydney Property Conveyancing, explains why it can be [...]

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Understanding Latest Changes Australia’s Foreign Ownership Laws

Download FIRB PDF HereFirst published in YIP April 2009 Legal | foreign ownershipThe main changes to Australia’s Foreign Ownership Laws are:New dwellingsThe existing requirement allows only 50% of new dwellings to be sold to foreign persons in an ‘off- the-plan’ situation. This was lifted, provided developers market locally as well as overseasPreviously, a ‘new [...]

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Buying Other People

Download Co-ownership PDF Here For some would-be homeowners, teaming up with others could be the best way to crack the real estate market. Geri Forsaith, licensed conveyancer and founder of Sydney Property Conveyancing, explains the legal issues you need to be aware of. Despite the recent drop in interest rates and housing prices, many [...]

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Changing Torrens Title Property Several Strata Titles Can Increase Value Property heres How

Download Strata Conversion PDF Here Q I found a block of units that’s being sold under one title. If I buy this property and strata-title it separately, what’s involved? What are the steps to take when buying a block of units? A Changing an existing property from one Torrens title to several separate strata [...]

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Transfer Ownership

Download Transfer Ownership PDF HereQ My father currently owns a one-third share of a property in NSW and would like to transfer his ownership to his two sons.What are the required steps in transferring his share of the property into his sons’ names, and what are the fees/costs involved?A When transferring property between family [...]

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Beware Air Conditioning Can Put Your Sale Ice

You’ve been negotiating with a purchaser for days. You’re finally ready to exchange. Then you find out there’s an unapproved air conditioning unit installed on the common property and now the purchaser is about to walk away. What do you do? Defining common property Generally, ‘common property’ comprises the land in a strata scheme that [...]

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Im Engaged

If more referrals, happier customers and higher sale prices sound good, you’d better become acquainted with the art of engagement. This article first ran in the REINSW's journal in May 2012 and is republished here for our clients. Please click the link above to download it as a PDF. REA Journal NSW Download PDF Here [...]

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