The following is a summary of recent the current state of the various Federal Government Schemes and Grants which apply to first home buyers as well as the recent HomeBuilder Grant scheme. First … [Read more...] about Know your entitlements as a First Home Buyer or Home Builder
PEXA ("Property Exchange Australia") is the new electronic property settlement portal, making life easier for solicitors and conveyancers, but what are the benefits to you as a client? To name just … [Read more...] about Why our clients love PEXA
The New South Wales Government introduced legislation last year bringing into effect surcharges on stamp duty and land tax, to be payable on residential property purchased or owned by anyone falling … [Read more...] about Surcharges on stamp duty and land tax for foreign persons – will it affect you?
As you may be aware, owners of certain types of property are required to pay capital gains tax when the property is sold. This is normally accounted for when the vendor does their next tax return. … [Read more...] about Extra steps for property sales over $2 million
As part of the normal conveyancing process, the purchaser will make enquiries with the vendor about the Title of the property. These are referred to as “requisitions on title”. The purpose of … [Read more...] about The importance of requisitions on title when purchasing a property