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SOME TIPS WHEN YOU ARE SELLING YOUR HOME

If you are selling property then there are many things to do both before and after the sale.   Here are a few tips that should assist! Valuation – if you’re not sure of the price you’d like to achieve in selling your property there are a couple of avenues to explore. First a real estate…

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VOI & EXTERNAL VERIFIER AGENTS

Verification of Identity (VOI) requires that there be a face to face meeting between the person being identified and the “Verifier” or their agent “Verifier Agent”. Verifier Agents can be lawyers, conveyancers or other reputable and competent persons who have the required level of insurance. Mostly the VOI is done at your conveyancers office and…

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WHAT IS A CERTIFIED PRACTISING CONVEYANCER (CPC)?

CPC – WHAT DOES THAT MEAN? The title of Certified Practising Conveyancer (CPC) is awarded to conveyancers who annually meet the standards set by each Division of the Australian Institute of Conveyancers (AIC) to maintain best practice and shows that they strive to grow and develop their knowledge by attending professional development courses each year. It…

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PROPERTY AND NEW GST COMPLIANCE LAWS

ARE YOU BUYING AN APARTMENT, A NEW BUILDING OR SUBDIVIDED LAND? From 1st July 2018 it will be your obligation as the Purchaser to pay the GST component of the purchase price directly to the ATO instead of the Vendor (referred to as “Supplier” in the ATO Guidelines). This obligation applies to property that is…

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FAMILY / MATRIMONIAL TRANSFER & PROPERTY TITLE AMENDMENTS

Life is forever changing for all of us and sometimes the impact of these changes is beyond what we can see in front of us. Such changes can be something positive like marriage or beginning a same sex de facto relationship or conversely it could be a death in the family. Either way these situations…

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