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Foreign buyers to pay duty surcharge in Queensland: Real estate implications
Foreign buyers of specified residential real estate in Queensland will pay an additional 3 per cent duty surcharge.
Australia
4 Jul 2016
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Changes to verification of identity requirements for mortgagors of land in NSW
A mortgagee or the agent must undertake a face to face interview with each person who is to sign as or for a mortgagor.
Australia
10 Dec 2014
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Beware the material effect of amending a plan of subdivision
This recent decision provides some guidance as to the basis on which a purchaser may rescind an 'off-the-plan' contract.
Australia
19 May 2013
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What does 'best reasonable endeavours' in a contract of sale of land mean?
The case provides guidance on how the courts will interpret a contractual condition to use "best reasonable endeavours".
Australia
28 Oct 2012
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Land Sales Act loophole confirmed by Court
The buyers were able to avoid the contract under the old form of section 27 because of expiry of the statutory period.
Australia
17 Sep 2012
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Creditors - don't forget section 37A!
A recent High Court decision highlights the breadth of the scope of section 37A of the Conveyancing Act 1919 (NSW), a long standing provision having its roots in an Elizabethan era statute which essentially prohibits dispositions of property by a debtor with the intent to defraud creditors.
Australia
29 Mar 2011
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Australian Consumer Law: Unfair Contracts And The Challenges For Developers Ahead
The Trade Practices Amendment (Australian Consumer Law) Bill 2009 (ACL) was passed in the Senate on 17 March 2010. The ACL will commence on a date fixed by proclamation or the day after the date that is 6 months after Royal Assent (but commencement cannot be earlier than 1 July 2010). The Bill is currently awaiting Royal Assent.
Australia
26 Mar 2010
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New Bill Imposes Duties On Financiers, Mortgagees And Chargees In New South Wales – What You Need To Know
On 25 March 2009 the Real Property and Conveyancing Legislation Amendment Bill 2009, was introduced into New South Wales Parliament. The Bill imposes duties on financiers, mortgagees and chargees exercising power of sale and in preventing identity theft and forgery of mortgage and title documents.
Australia
 
2 Apr 2009
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GST Margin Scheme Changes Finally Before Parliament
The Federal Government has introduced a Bill to implement changes to the operation of the margin scheme on the sale of real property.
Australia
5 Oct 2008
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