201707.06
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Legal Basics: What Does A Conveyancing Solicitor Do?

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One question that is often asked is why do you need a conveyancing solicitor and exactly what do they do? You get your pre-approval for your first home. After months of endless Saturday morning property inspections you finally decide that you have found your perfect place. You fire in an offer. The real estate agent…

201706.20
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Off The Plan Investors To Pay Stamp Duty Upfront

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In the 2017-2018 budget the New South Wales state government has announced that investors who purchase off the plan will be required to pay stamp duty immediately, rather than up to twelve months later. The measure has been described by some as a way of not only increasing the government’s cash flow but also to…

201503.17
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Owner Builders Alert

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By Joe Vizzone Laws have recently changed in relation to the sale of property where work has been completed under an Owner/Builder permit. Previously, all owner builders were required to obtain Home Owners Warranty Insurance to protect buyers against faulty materials and defective workmanship. The insurance cover was not great but at least it afforded…

201408.08
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Q & Series: Why Choose a Solicitor or Lawyer Over a Conveyancer?

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This week’s question is probably the second most asked question that we get. What is the most asked question? We’ll save that for another day. Who better to ask this week’s question than our resident Property Partner and expert of 30 years than Joe Vizzone. He has acted on literally thousands of conveyancing matters and…