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...
Service Update – COVID-19

Service Update – COVID-19

We understand that COVID-19 has had significant impacts on people’s day to day lives, and has created a great deal of uncertainty, disruption and anxiety. We know that even at the best of times, buying, selling, leasing or undertaking any other property, business or...
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...
Development Plans: OUT. State-wide consistency: IN.

Development Plans: OUT. State-wide consistency: IN.

Planning Reforms: Planning & Design Code. If you haven’t already heard, Development Plans are soon to be a thing of the past, to make way for state-wide consistency. The State Planning Commission will be implementing a Planning and Design Code which will...
Why contracts for sale of property don’t need to include “and/or nominee(s)”

Why contracts for sale of property don’t need to include “and/or nominee(s)”

In South Australia, contracts for sale of property don’t need to include “and/or nominee(s)”. For decades, Revenue SA and its predecessors were pedantic whenever the Transferee on our Transfer was different from the Purchaser named on the Contract. However a ruling...
2020: new decade + new First Home Loan Deposit Scheme

2020: new decade + new First Home Loan Deposit Scheme

Are you looking to enter the housing market for the first time time or know of someone who is? The Federal Government has announced the introduction of a First Home Loan Deposit Scheme to support eligible first home buyers. The initiative The First Home Loan Deposit...