Residential Property Transactions and Valuations – written by Rachel Clutterbuck Lawyer. If you are acquiring residential property in Queensland, you will generally have to pay transfer duty. Transfer duty on a

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Additional Foreign Acquirer Duty – written by Rachel Clutterbuck, Lawyer. If you are acquiring residential land in Queensland and you are classed as a foreign acquirer, you may be liable

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Changes for Property Sales From 1 July 2016, vendors who sell property for a contract price $2 million or more will be affected by amendments to the Tax and Superannuation

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Off the plan contracts are regularly used for the sale of property in developing estates and allow for the sale of property prior to a building being constructed. In Queensland,

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JOINT OWNERSHIP IN PROPERTY When there are two or more Buyers purchasing a property, they will need to consider how they will jointly hold the property. After settlement occurs and

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On 1st December 2014, Queensland’s Property Agents and Motor Dealers Act (PAMDA) will be replaced by four legislative instruments. Of particular note to Real estate agents is the introduction of

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The Property Occupations Bill 2013 will come into effect in late 2014 and it’s important to understand the implications of this Bill on the Queensland Property industry. The Property Agents

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Instalment Contracts A contract is considered an Instalment Contract when the Buyer pays the purchase price of a property in increments over time to the Seller and does not obtain

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In September of last year the Queensland government introduced a Bill to parliament to once again amend the Body Corporate and Community Management Act. Two of these amendments we believe

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The scrapping of the much maligned Sustainability Declarations was part of the LNP’s pledge to cut real estate red tape in the lead up to the recent state election. This

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