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Off the plan? Buyer beware

Off the plan purchase and rescission by vendor An off the plan purchase is a purchase where a residence is not yet ready to be sold to a willing purchaser. There may be a number of reasons why the residence is not ready to be sold but the big 2 are that the building has not yet been […]

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Tenants beware of seemingly minor breaches

A recent Sydney Morning Herald article highlights the dangers faced by tenants by seemingly innocuous and unintended delay. The article (http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/bar-baron-justin-hemmes-faces-eviction-from-coogee-pavilion-20150510-ggyahg.html)  focuses on an experienced and commercially aware tenant having an option to purchase the premises from his landlord for  $37m. The option was to be realised within 2 years with the tenant continuing to pay […]

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Conveyancing update – swimming pool certification

Provisions that require a property with a swimming pool to have a certificate of compliance before it can be sold or leased will now commence on 29 April 2016. This means that pool owners will have more time to ensure swimming pool barrier compliance prior to the sale or lease of their property. Pool owners […]

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