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NEW LAND TAX RULES IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Land Tax – What the State Government requires you to do before July 31 2020 You may have heard that the State Government has changed the way Land Tax is calculated in South Australia. There have been arguments for a reduction in the rate of Land Tax for many years and starting July 1 2020…

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E-CONVEYANCING IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA

MANDATORY E-CONVEYANCING E-conveyancing has now been in place since 4th July 2016 and the conveyancers in South Australia have been embracing the change since then. On Friday 17th April the Office of the Registrar General announced that from 3rd August 2020 the electronic lodgement of documents would be mandatory.  Many factors were considered when reaching…

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WHY DO I NEED A CONVEYANCER?

Everyone knows that when you buy or sell property there is a real estate agent involved who shows the home and discusses the property with you.  You will find out what you get, how much the likely sale price is estimated to be, what schools and transport are nearby and other local information about the…

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WHAT ARE EASEMENTS AND HOW DO THEY AFFECT ME?

What is an easement? An Easement is a right to use a part of land belonging to someone else, for a specific purpose. Easements are usually but not always registered on your Certificate of Title. If the easement is registered, the details about the nature of the easement and where it’s located will be shown on the…

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UNAPPROVED ALTERATIONS AND ADDITIONS

Have those Alterations AND Additions to the Property been Approved? You have put in an offer for a house and have been given all the information about the property by the agent. Or have you? Has that rumpus room been approved by council and does it comply with the building code. There is nothing detailed in…

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