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Attention First-Home Buyers! The Thresholds for Exemptions and Concessions From Duty Are Changing…but Not in the Way You Might Think
KEY TAKE-OUTS First-home buyers will pay more in duty from 1 August 2021 as the current thresholds for new homes and vacant land revert to… Read More »Attention First-Home Buyers! The Thresholds for Exemptions and Concessions From Duty Are Changing…but Not in the Way You Might Think
KEY TAKE OUTS What is land tax How does this discount affect owners who qualify for it What is the purpose of the NSW Government… Read More »Land Tax Discount for New Build-to-Rent Housing Projects
UPDATED: NSW Government relief available for home buyers who lost their homes in the recent bushfires
UPDATED INFORMATION! KEY TAKE OUTS: Stamp duty exemptions & concessions for those who have lost their homes in the recent bushfires and intend to buy… Read More »UPDATED: NSW Government relief available for home buyers who lost their homes in the recent bushfires
BREAKING NEWS! KEY TAKE OUTS: Stamp duty exemptions for those who have lost their homes in the bushfires and intend to buy another property Land… Read More »NSW Government announces relief for home buyers who lost their homes in the bushfires
Occupation Certificates and the changes from 1 December 2019: No more Interim Occupation Certificates
Effective as of yesterday (1st December 2019), the terms ‘interim’ and ‘final’ occupation certificates will no longer be relevant as changes to current legislation are… Read More »Occupation Certificates and the changes from 1 December 2019: No more Interim Occupation Certificates
As Christmas draws near there is much to consider. If you are looking to buy or sell property then one vital consideration is the Christmas/New… Read More »A must read if you plan to buy or sell around the Christmas / New Year period
The purchase of unregistered land by First Home Buyers is still one of the most common transactions I see come across my desk. Despite this,… Read More »I’m a First home Buyer Purchasing Unregistered Land. What Should I Consider?
At the end of last year, new laws came in to give purchasers in New South Wales added protection when purchasing off-the-plan properties. A contract… Read More »New laws give added protection for purchasers in NSW when purchasing off-the-plan
If Contracts have exchanged with a cooling off period, you have the option to get out of the Contract prior to the expiration of that… Read More »What happens if I can’t purchase a property that I’ve put down a holding deposit on?
Melina addresses the elephant in the room dispelling the myth from the facts about PEXA and electronic settlements. As reported by the Sydney Morning Herald,… Read More »PEXA: Dispelling the myth from the facts
On 21 June 2016, the NSW Government introduced surcharge purchaser duty “surcharge duty”, payable by foreign persons or entities purchasing residential property. As the name… Read More »Surcharge purchaser duty exemption/refund for Australian-based developers
As a Licensed Conveyancer, I act on property transactions day in and day out but I always try to remember that the people I help… Read More »Licensed Conveyancers & Solicitors – The Basics!