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NSW Government launches public consultation to abolish Stamp Duty on property purchases

November 2020 NSW Government launches public consultation to abolish Stamp Duty on property purchases The NSW Government has announced in its recent State Budget a property tax model it says will make home ownership more achievable. The proposal would provide home buyers with the option of paying either a large lump sum up front (similar [...]

By | 2020-12-02T22:49:26+11:00 November 24th, 2020|News|Comments Off on NSW Government launches public consultation to abolish Stamp Duty on property purchases

NSW Government interest free loans to Owners Corporations to fix cladding crisis

November 2020 NSW Government interest free loans to Owners Corporations to fix cladding crisis The NSW Government has announced in the State budget the establishment of a $930,000,000 fund to allow Owners Corporations to take interest free loans to remove and replace unsafe cladding in approximately 225 strata buildings identified as “high risk”.  The Government [...]

By | 2020-12-02T21:51:41+11:00 November 19th, 2020|News|Comments Off on NSW Government interest free loans to Owners Corporations to fix cladding crisis

Blanket Ban on Pets in Apartments Now Lifted by NSW Court of Appeal

October 2020 Blanket Ban on Pets in Apartments Now Lifted by NSW Court of Appeal One of Sydney’s biggest apartment towers, the 260-apartment Horizon in Darlinghurst, has lost their four-and-a-half-year long battle to ban owners’ pets from their buildings.  Horizon was struck down in a NSW Civil Administrative Tribunal finding, where tribunal members agreed with [...]

By | 2020-12-02T21:54:26+11:00 October 13th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Blanket Ban on Pets in Apartments Now Lifted by NSW Court of Appeal

Purchasing an Apartment? Beware of Cladding!

September 2020  Purchasing an Apartment? Beware of Cladding! Avoid costly mistakes when you find your dream apartment or investment unit by making sure you always check for combustible cladding.  External combustible cladding presents a severe fire safety risk to all occupants of buildings. Concerns have been raised following the 2017 fire at London’s Grenfell Tower [...]

By | 2020-12-02T22:48:11+11:00 September 21st, 2020|News|Comments Off on Purchasing an Apartment? Beware of Cladding!