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SCAMS AND FRAUD – HOW THEY CAN AFFECT YOUR PURCHASE AND SALE!!

  Scams have unfortunately become an everyday part of our lives. They are becoming more sophisticated and complex, playing on our emotions or being just plain tricky. Some scams are delivered to our email inboxes and can be cleverly disguised or clearly suspect.   The Australian Institute of Conveyancers (SA Division) regularly updates its members…

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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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IS PEXA FOR YOU? E-CONVEYANCING ONE YEAR ON

  Well we have just passed the one year mark of the introduction of PEXA and e-conveyancing in South Australia. There have certainly been some mixed reactions in the local conveyancing industry with the uptake being extremely good for this first year. South Australia has been the most enthusiastic region with the best uptake out…

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WHAT IS FOREIGN RESIDENT CAPITAL GAINS WITHHOLDING (FRCGW)?

  Once again its July, the footy is heating up as it gets closer to finals but for many it means cold days rugged up inside, for some this is embraced by celebrating Christmas in July but there is always Winter Reds up in the Adelaide Hills. For others it simply means the start of…

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ELECTRONIC CONVEYANCING – A NEW ERA HAS BEGUN

          Electronic Conveyancing has now been in place since 4th July 2016 and the conveyancers in South Australia are embracing the change. We at McKay Business Services settled our second online transfer this week early and we are encouraging other conveyancers to come onboard. It is an exciting time with many…

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