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Duplicate Titles No More

September 14, 2016     No more Certificate of Titles  – a scary thought isn’t it? We have written a lot over the last year about the massive changes in our industry. One of the biggest reforms implemented was the abolishment of the Duplicate Certificate of Title. For many people getting their hand on their “Deed” was a […] Read More

It’s all the same Country – why do we do it all so differently?

August 24, 2016 Australians ask this about many things – education, driving rules, state taxes – but one of the fundamental differences is how each State and Territory monitors the sale and purchase of real property (Conveyancing). In Australia, there is no one set of legislation that governs property transactions. Each State/Territory has its own legislation that governs […] Read More

When do I get my keys?

August 23, 2016 When do I get my keys? This is probably the most common question asked by a Purchaser of their Conveyancer. And depending on where you are buying the answer will be different. Eastern states have a very different approach to settlements than SA. Currently in South Australia all settlements are booked for 11.30 am, and […] Read More

eConveyancing, it’s here, and we did it!

August 5, 2016 Last week we completed our first online PEXA transaction. The word eConeyancing gets used a lot, to clarify it really is just the settlement process that is done electronically. The fundamentals of what a conveyancer has to do hasn’t changed, if anything the responsibilities are now greater than ever. With various new requirements, a Conveyancers […] Read More

Buyer beware… Be your own advocate!!!

June 30, 2016 Buyer beware… Be your own advocate!!! Many people go into a property purchase believing that the vendor or agent will provide them with all the information they need to know, sometimes taking this information purely on face value. Unfortunately this approach may see you left with a house that isn’t quite what it seemed on […] Read More

GST on Property Transactions

June 27, 2016 This week we have Shaun Williams giving us the low down on GST. Accountants are a crucial part of your team when buying or selling properties. We urge you to seek advice from your Accountant before signing on that dotted line. One of the most frequent questions we get asked by property investors is if […] Read More

eConveyancing Update – where are we at?

June 15, 2016 eConveyancing Update – where are we at? There has been so much talk, so much hype, and finally the Real Property Act Reform has been passed by Parliament.  Yes it is happening… just not as quickly as we would like. So what does this mean?  The new Act implements the most fundamental reforms to the […] Read More

Building Your Team… Who do you need to do what?

May 5, 2016 Building your team We’ve talked many times about the importance of building a team when it comes to property transactions (in fact, it’s important in almost all aspects of life to have a rock solid team around you). After working with developers for many years (some just starting out, and some very experienced in the […] Read More

Encumbrances – What are they and what does it mean for you?

May 5, 2016 I’m buying a property and now I have to sign an encumbrance? With the trend of large-scale land divisions booming in South Australia, there is a good chance that your next property purchase will be subject to you entering into an encumbrance. So what are they? Put simply, an encumbrance is a type of contract […] Read More

What is a Conveyancer?

April 28, 2016 We are forever being asked what we actually do! South Australia is the home of Conveyancers, and if you are buying, selling, subdividing you’ll need one! What is a Conveyancer? Conveyancers are property specialists who are required to hold special qualifications and have to be licensed. In short, your conveyancer will ensure that land and […] Read More

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