Conveyancing Articles

This is the Eckermann Conveyancers blog, where we produce regular articles on issues relating to conveyancing.

If you are engaged in property transfers and other matters where conveyancing is required, we hope you find this source of articles helpful. Start scrolling and the stories will appear!

The Eckermann Story – from Brad & Keith Eckermann

So what does a conveyancer do? Keith and Brad Eckermann recently spoke with Jacqui Dunn from Channel Nine's Outdoors Indoors TV show about the important role a conveyancer plays in a property transaction. Keith and Brad also spoke about how the firm has evolved...

Your local conveyancer – standing by excellence in client service

At Eckermann Conveyancers, we stand by our service – in fact we believe this is a key factor that sets us apart from our competitors. We are so committed to our service levels that we are prepared to back ourselves and stand behind them with our Service Level...

Brad, Hayden and Jarrod Eckermann

Subdivisions (Land Divisions & Community Divisions)

Land division and community division vary in popularity over time, but they remain attractive to many investors due to the greater returns that can be extracted from an initial investment. However, make some bad decisions and the process can be costly. If you’re...

What is the HomeBuilder Grant?

The HomeBuilder Grant is a new program (announced on 4 June 2020) by the Federal Government to assist eligible owner-occupiers to build a new home, substantially renovate an existing home, or buy an off-the-plan/new home. What is the HomeBuilder Grant amount? A...

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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 hand for...

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Updates to land tax in South Australia

Updates to land tax in SA. Background of the changes. There will be a number of changes to land tax in South Australia from 1 July 2020. Initially the proposed changes were announced by the Government as part of the 2019-20 State Budget handed down in the 18th of...

Who’s noted and who signs?

The Sales Agency Agreement (SAA), Contract and Form 1 are important legal documents which form part of most property sales transactions. One of the most important aspects of these documents, is making sure the correct party’s details are included on the relevant...

We’re 100% online and here to help

During these uncertain and stressful times, it is even more important to have reliable, trusted advisors, who make your life simple and give you peace of mind. The Eckermann Group was established in 1976, and the family owned and operated business comprises South...

Jarrod Eckermann, Brad Eckermann, Danny Nemer and Hayden Eckermann

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...

Buying or selling real estate in South Australia
What is the HomeBuilder Grant?

What is the HomeBuilder Grant?

The HomeBuilder Grant is a new program (announced on 4 June 2020) by the Federal Government to assist eligible owner-occupiers to build a new home, substantially renovate an existing home, or buy an off-the-plan/new home. What is the HomeBuilder Grant amount? A...

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Updates to land tax in South Australia

Updates to land tax in South Australia

Updates to land tax in SA. Background of the changes. There will be a number of changes to land tax in South Australia from 1 July 2020. Initially the proposed changes were announced by the Government as part of the 2019-20 State Budget handed down in the 18th of June...

read more
Who’s noted and who signs?

Who’s noted and who signs?

The Sales Agency Agreement (SAA), Contract and Form 1 are important legal documents which form part of most property sales transactions. One of the most important aspects of these documents, is making sure the correct party’s details are included on the relevant...

read more
We’re 100% online and here to help

We’re 100% online and here to help

During these uncertain and stressful times, it is even more important to have reliable, trusted advisors, who make your life simple and give you peace of mind. The Eckermann Group was established in 1976, and the family owned and operated business comprises South...

read more
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...

read more
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...

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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...

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