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Thought about using your super to buy an investment property?

October 20, 2015 Today we are lucky enough to have Matthew Ward, Managing Director and Senior Wealth Advisor, at  BARKER WARD WEALTH MANAGEMENT discussing buying a property with your super; With recent changes to superannuation, it’s now possible to potentially use your superannuation savings to buy one or more investment properties through a Self-Managed Super Fund (SMSF). The […] Read More

Buying a property is expensive – but what are some of the “hidden” costs…

October 5, 2015 THE HIDDEN COSTS OF BUYING A PROPERTY There is lots to consider cost wise when buying a property, whether it is an established home or vacant land. We all think of bank fees, moving costs and insurance… but what are the extra costs? In South Australia, purchasers must pay stamp duty and Land Titles Office […] Read More

Cooling Off – What is it? When does it start? How do I “cool off” ?

September 22, 2015 Cooling Off Form 1 “Cooling off Papers” (sometimes referred to as a Vendor’s Statement) – The Form 1 is a document served on you by the Vendor which discloses all the information in regards to the property. This statement must be complete and accurate when served on the purchaser. A cooling off right is usually […] Read More

SO you are ready to buy a property?

September 8, 2015 SO you are ready to buy a property? So you found the property… What happens next? Here is some important information to read before you sign on the dotted line of the Contract. Special Conditions We always advise our clients to consider the following conditions to be inserted into any contract: Finance Even if you […] Read More

The Great Land Divide – Land Divisions, where to begin?

August 20, 2015 The beginning So you want to subdivide your land. That’s a great idea, but you will need help along the way. The land division road, as those who have traveled it will attest, is sometimes smooth but often a rocky one. Your surveyor and conveyancer can provide the navigation and assistance you need along that […] Read More

Priority Notices – What are they? When should you lodge?

August 11, 2015 Priority Notices are the second of four reform packages being introduced in preparation for South Australia’s participation in electronic conveyancing.   What is a Priority Notice? When your Conveyancer attends settlement to effect the transfer of property ownership, generally the incoming mortgagee collects the series of documents and lodges them with the Lands Titles Office […] Read More

eConveyancing

July 28, 2015 Jessica Caire our owner and Registered Conveyancer talks eConveyancing… E- Conveyancing; Over the past few years eConveyancing has become a hot topic in the property industry! Our State Government has been rolling out significant changes in preparation of eConveyancing, with the following measures already implemented; Verification of Identity You will be required to show ID […] Read More

Land Ownership

July 28, 2015 When land is transferred to more than one party, they can be registered on the Title either as Joint Tenants or as Tenants in Common. If you choose to be registered as Joint Tenants, then upon the death of one Joint Tenant, the survivor or survivors must register the death on the Title. Upon registration […] Read More

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