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!

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

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...

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...

Guiding you through one of life’s largest transactions

What is it we do? Are you buying or selling for the first time and unsure why you need a conveyancer or what our role is? Or have you bought or sold property before, but still aren't exactly sure what a conveyancer actually does as part of the whole process? We've...

Eckermann Conveyancers and Lawyers South Australia

The top five conveyancing tips – as ranked by our readers.

We’ve compiled a list of the five most popular conveyancing articles of 2019 in South Australia. Please feel free to share any of these links with friends and family who might soon be needing a conveyancer. The mystery and misery of Moiety titles Moiety Titles are...

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What is going on with SA real estate?

What is going on with SA real estate?

The last quarter of 2020 saw SA housing prices achieve a lift of 3.6%, well ahead of the 2.3% national average and they are sitting at a record high. For the full year, housing values nationally grew 3.0% while SA outpaced that number with 5.9%. What’s going on and...

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We’re open right through the holiday season

We’re open right through the holiday season

Eckermann Conveyancers will be open during the end-of-year holiday season to keep your property transactions moving between Christmas and New Year. We value your business and our relationship and we know that the real estate industry continues to be active even during...

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Homebuyer Grant – extension update

Homebuyer Grant – extension update

The HomeBuilder Grant has been extended to 31 March 2021. Along with that extension, a few changes to the program will come into play for building contracts signed between 1 January 2021 and 31 March 2021. HomeBuilder provides eligible owner-occupiers (including first...

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COVID response update

COVID response update

Circuit breaker restrictions 18 November Following the announcement from the Premier, the Commissioner of Police and Chief Medical Officer of new COVID-19 restrictions to be enforced in South Australia, we want to assure you that the Eckermann Group is prepared and...

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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...

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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...

read more
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...

read more

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