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MCKAY BUSINESS TURNS 20

  McKay Business Services has just turned 20 so I thought I would review how it all started and how the business has developed to where it is today. I didn’t start off my career in conveyancing or even in the property industry. My beginning was in the banking industry and after having my children…

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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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5 QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR CONVEYANCER WHEN BUYING PROPERTY?

1. What are Easements? An easement on land either gives another party certain rights over land, or gives the registered proprietor rights over someone else’s land. This right is set out on the Certificate of Title to the land (with one exception). The most common easements on Titles are Rights of Way, Party Wall Rights…

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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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HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT CONVEYANCER

  So, you’re thinking of buying or selling a property and then someone asks, ‘have you chosen a conveyancer?’ Now, many people don’t even know exactly what a conveyancer is let alone which one to choose! Some will tell you that a conveyancer fills out forms and does a seamlessly easy job that has been…

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