How we’re assisting agents, buyers and sellers in FY21

How we’re assisting agents, buyers and sellers in FY21

New FY21 Conveyancing Information Pack. It’s that time of year, so we’ve updated our Conveyancing Information Pack to reflect the new financial year Lands Titles Registration fees for Land Divisions. Download your copy so that you can have this resource on...
What are the types of property ownership in South Australia?

What are the types of property ownership in South Australia?

Did you know there are different types of property ownership in South Australia? An important question your conveyancer will raise with you before you buy real estate with another person (or group of people) is to consider how you’d like to be registered on the...
Happy New Real Estate Surcharge: SA’s Foreign Ownership Surcharge Starts Today

Happy New Real Estate Surcharge: SA’s Foreign Ownership Surcharge Starts Today

The last thing you really want to read about on New Year’s Day is a new Real Estate surcharge but South Australia now has one for foreign persons. Last year, I wrote about the Federal Government’s Foreign Resident Capital Gains Withholding Tax in the...
Breaking bad habits in rental properties. How to clean up after a clandestine drug lab is discovered

Breaking bad habits in rental properties. How to clean up after a clandestine drug lab is discovered

While some of our clients might have enjoyed the TV series, Breaking Bad, it’s horrifying when you have to clean up after a clandestine drug lab is discovered in your own rental property. With police in South Australia finding 10 drug laboratories or crops...
Property investor update: Tampering with negative gearing could unleash negativity upon the economy

Property investor update: Tampering with negative gearing could unleash negativity upon the economy

You might think the world of conveyancing is mild-tempered, with conveyancers diligently dotting Is and crossing Ts for clients. However, as we talk to clients and get drawn into discussions about real estate investment, we come face to face with raw emotion when...
Why conveyancers should be pedantic: Wrong words can be costly for property buyers

Why conveyancers should be pedantic: Wrong words can be costly for property buyers

I occasionally get ribbed by my ‘laid back’ friends because my profession rewards pedantic people. And it’s true. Good conveyancers don’t hold a ‘she’ll be right’ attitude because we know when detail gets brushed over,...