Homebuyer Grants and Relief in South Australia

Homebuyer Grants and Relief in South Australia

There are a number of homebuyer grants and relief and stimulus packages currently available in South Australia, so we’ve rounded up all the information and compiled a guide, outlining the grants and relief packages available, their various conditions and who is...
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...
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...
Conveyancer Insights: Will South Australians vote for buying and selling houses?

Conveyancer Insights: Will South Australians vote for buying and selling houses?

Defence contracts, low interest rates, a rise in property listings and the calling of a federal election have created an interesting year ahead for the South Australian economy. As a conveyancer in Adelaide and South Australia, I look upon each of these items...
The long arm of the VOI: Exemptions go as Verification of Identity catches all land dealings in Australia

The long arm of the VOI: Exemptions go as Verification of Identity catches all land dealings in Australia

As the march toward e-conveyancing picks up pace, another important step has been taken by the South Australian Land Titles Office. Registrar-General, Brenton Pike, has announced the dropping of exemptions of the verification of identity requirements for interstate...

Everything looking rosy for new home buyers in the spring real estate season in South Australia

Winter is usually a quieter time for real estate than the rest of the year but many indicators are showing that there has been plenty happening on the home front. The Valuer General’s figures for the June quarter reveals an overall increase in median house value...