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FAMILY / MATRIMONIAL TRANSFER & OTHER 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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SIMULTANEOUS SETTLEMENTS

Sometimes practical or financial circumstances dictate that a sale and purchase settlement is to be completed on the same day.  Your conveyancers will coordinate the settlements but can also identify some important points for you to consider. THE CONTRACTS It is advisable that the purchase contract is signed subject to the settlement of the property…

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THREE TIPS FOR WHEN YOU BUY AN INVESTMENT PROPERTY

Are you looking to buy an investment property? Here are some items to consider and have a plan in case something happens! Maintenance that is required and keeping money aside for maintenance Properties require maintenance whether they are brand new or over a hundred years old. Yes, a brand-new property shouldn’t require as much but…

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FORM 1 AND COOLING OFF RIGHTS – WHAT ARE THEY?

WHAT IS A FORM 1? The Form 1 (Vendors Disclosure Statement) is the formal statement that must be served on the Purchaser and provides the cooling off rights and certain details relating to the property being sold. It is required under Section 7 of the Land and Business (Sale and Conveyancing) Act 1994. A Form…

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WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW WHEN SELLING PROPERTY PRIVATELY?

Are you selling your home privately or maybe purchasing a property or a business through private sale?  Then you will need a conveyancer to prepare the legal documentation for you. A private contract is required when you have found a buyer of your property or business and you haven’t had to list it with a…

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