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!

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...

Buying a new home - getting the keys

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...

First home owners South Australia
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...

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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...

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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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