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WHAT ARE SETTLEMENT ADJUSTMENTS?

The question of ‘what are settlement adjustments’ is often asked by clients who are buying and selling property. The question arises when a settlement statement has been sent to them and they do not understand what they are or how they are calculated. Settlement adjustments apply to government departments such as the Local Council, SA…

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CAVEAT EMPTOR (BUYER BEWARE) – 5 TIPS WHEN PURCHASING PROPERTY

Caveat Emptor – What does this mean? Have you heard the term Caveat Emptor? It is a Latin term that means “let the buyer beware” or in South Australia usually phrased “Buyer Beware”. When buying real estate it means the buyer assumes the risk that the property may not be what they expected or may…

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YOUR CORRECT ADDRESS IS CRUCIAL TO YOUR PURCHASE. LEARN WHY!

The contract has been signed and the address has been noted by the agent as 3 Smith Street on the contract. This is what the vendor had advised it should be and the letterbox also had that number on it. That is what you would expect the address to be and of course that is…

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SETTLEMENT DAY! HOW IT ALL WORKS

You’ve signed the contract, appointed a conveyancer, finance has been approved, loan documents have been signed, money transferred and you have packed ready to move. Your conveyancer calls to advise that everything is now ready for settlement. You now ask what happens next? What do I have to do? Here are a few of the…

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SEVEN WAYS TO INCREASE YOUR CHANCES WHEN BUYING AT AUCTION

So, you are looking at property to buy and the one you like the most is being sold at Auction. What does that mean to you? What do you need to be prepared for? It means you really do need to do your research and make sure that you are comfortable with the property because…

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