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Contract Termination.

Can you change your mind after buying a house?  If you are ready to buy residential property in Queensland or in the process of signing a house and land contract it is essential that you know exactly what you are getting yourself into. Conveyancing is rar.....
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Category: Residential, Buying, Selling

Why you need a Building and Pest Inspection? .

Homebuyers Guide: Why you need a Building and Pest Inspection Clause?  With the property market boom of the past few years and the increase in competition between Buyers, the practice of removing the Building and Pest Inspection clause from the REIQ contr.....
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Can You Lose your Deposit when Buying a New House.

In Queensland the controversial terms of contract that allowed property Sellers to keep the deposit of Buyers if settlement is not completed has now been changed. The REIQ has initiated the introduction of a new terms of contract in the standard REIQ contract .....
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Category: Buying, Residential, Selling

Digital Auctions.

Conveyancing Update: The emerging digital auction market in Queensland Due to on-site and in-room auctions now being banned across Australia following Scott Morrison's announcement during the COVID-19 lockdown a new emerging digital market for auctions has com.....
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Category: Residential, Buying, Selling

Special Condition COVID-19 .

IMPORTANT NOTE – COVID-19 PANDEMIC: Due to the current COVID-19 Pandemic we advise that if you are signing a contract as a Buyer or Seller of property or land in Queensland to include in your contract the COVID-19 Special Condition Conveyancing duri.....
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Category: Residential, Buying, Selling

Steps for Signing a Contract .

Steps to Signing a House and Land Contract in Brisbane If you are considering a move to the sunshine state you might already have a few questions regarding how conveyancing works in Queensland in comparison to Victoria or the other Australian states. To buy or.....
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Category: Residential, Buying, Selling

Home Insurance.

When do you need to organise home insurance on a new house? If you have newly signed a contract for the purchase of a house or property in Queensland it is imperative to know from what time you will be responsible for the loss or damage to the property. As the.....
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Category: Residential, Buying, Selling

Stamp Duty Qld : How to Calculate Transfer Duty on Multiple Transactions.

Combining Dutiable Transactions The transfer duty on multiple dutiable transactions must be added together and treated as a single transaction. These transactions can only be combined however when they are ‘related’ - meaning they form one arrangement or are .....
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Category: Residential, Buying, Selling

Conveyancing Finance Approval Help for Buyers.

We’ve compiled our conveyancing buyer's information for finance approval but don’t hesitate to contact us today if you’d like a fixed quote for your new conveyancing contract in Queensland. Don't overpay for conveyancing, our dedicated Brisbane based conveyanc.....
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Category: Residential, Buying, Selling

First Home Loan Deposit Scheme.

The First Home Loan Deposit Scheme (‘FHLDS’) was announced during the recent Federal election. The new rules state that first time buyers need now only save a 5% deposit when they purchase a new property. Currently most banks and financiers require a 20% depos.....
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Category: Residential, Buying

Buyers of Units Beware.

COMBUSTIBLE CLADDINGOn the 1st of October 2019 the State Government amended the Building Regulation with the Building and other Legislation (Cladding) Amendment Regulatory.The changes require all building owners of residential units to complete a checklist by .....
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Category: Residential

Queensland First Home Owners’ Grant.

The Queensland first home owners’ grant is a state government initiative to help first owners to get their new first home sooner. Depending on the date of your contract, you’ll get $15,000 or $20,000 towards buying or building your new house, unit or townhouse.....
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Category: Residential, Buying

New GST Withholding Laws affecting Sellers.

The new Australian Taxation laws apply from 1 July 2018. Information for Sellers and their representatives If you are supplying, by way of sale or long-term lease, residential premises (new or otherwise), or potential residential land to consumers, you will be.....
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Category: Selling

Brisbane Conveyancing and pool fencing.

Questions often arise during Brisbane Conveyancing and pool fencing regulations. When there is doubt about the approvals for pool fencing, buyers and sellers will add a clause to place responsibility with one or other party. For the seller to take responsibili.....
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Category: Residential

Confused about how conveyancing works?.

For first time home and apartment buyers in Brisbane we often get calls about how conveyancing works and what is the process for conveyancing Brisbane.We have put together this great page on our web site that shows the steps in the process for your easy unders.....
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Category: Buying

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