Posts tagged with "Legal & Property Law"
The consequences of DIY Wills
You would be surprised how many Australians die without a Will or don’t update their Will to suit a change in their circumstances. The sudden death of Bathurst 1000 Legend Peter Brock is a sad reminder of the legal wrangles which can be left to the beneficiaries of an estate when a person dies without […]Read More
What’s the difference between a solicitor and a conveyancer?
Confused about whether you should hire a solicitor or a conveyancer when buying your first home? You aren’t the only one. While some prefer to go it alone in the legal department, it’s advised you hire a professional to look over your contract before purchasing a property. In his book, The Great Australian Dream, Peter Boehm […]Read More
New strata laws could revolutionise the apartment world
After years of consultation and review, the New South Wales Department of Fair Trading have passed more than 90 changes to the strata laws for New South Wales which took effect on November 30, 2016. One of the biggest changes to effect apartment owners is it will now take a vote of 75% of owners […]Read More
How to avoid getting gazumped
Having an offer accepted on your first house is exciting, but it’s too early to be popping the champagne. Buying a house doesn’t become official until the contracts have been exchanged, making the agreement legally binding. Until then, it’s possible – when buying a property by private treaty – your home could be sold to […]Read More