Yes, you can still buy and sell property

Yes, you can still buy and sell property

Even with the COVID-19 open inspection and on-site auction bans, you can still buy and sell property. Even though the Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, has announced that open inspections and on-property auctions are no longer able to occur, as part of measures to stop...
LTO Settlements Room Closure

LTO Settlements Room Closure

By now you’ve likely heard the news regarding the closure of the LTO settlements room, effective from 5pm today (Friday 20 March 2020). We had anticipated that this closure was a possibility, meaning that we have worked very hard with all other parties involved to get...
Supporting you through the important steps of buying and selling

Supporting you through the important steps of buying and selling

Spring is here and the real estate market has well and truly sprung into gear! – and the good news is that we’re on hand to support real estate agents, buyers and sellers through the important components of the buying and selling process. Even if you, (or...
FINANCE. To be approved, or not to be: that is the question.

FINANCE. To be approved, or not to be: that is the question.

You’ll typically find that the average person requires finance from a bank or lender to purchase property. If finance is not approved at the time the contract is signed or the purchaser is not a cash buyer, a finance condition, stating that the contract is...
Pay attention or pay a penalty: New GST withholding rules for residential premises and land

Pay attention or pay a penalty: New GST withholding rules for residential premises and land

Just as we get settled into new rules surrounding Foreign Ownership surcharges, the government is applying new GST withholding rules for residential premises and land. These new rules apply to specific real estate types, namely ‘new residential premises’ or ‘potential...