COMPLEXETIES OF THE NEW LAND TAX BILL

COMPLEXETIES OF THE NEW LAND TAX BILL

Reading Time: 2 minutes In late 2019, the passing of land tax reforms resulted in top rate of land tax decreasing from 3.7% to 2.4%. However, land held by trusts and aggregate land held by related companies have attracted special higher rates. Previously, landlords...
Conveyancing – Frequently Asked Questions

Conveyancing – Frequently Asked Questions

Reading Time: 2 minutes Conveyancing is the legal process of transferring the ownership of a property from one person to another. If you want to purchase or sell a home, land or investment property you will have to sign a contract. The legal work involved in preparing...
Conveyancing: COVID-19 Special Condition

Conveyancing: COVID-19 Special Condition

Reading Time: 2 minutes Whilst the full impact of COVID-19 remains to be seen, it is becoming clear that COVID-19 as a pandemic is expected to have far-reaching implications on existing and future contractual obligations of Vendors and Purchasers. The current COVID-19...
What do you need to know about Caveats?

What do you need to know about Caveats?

Reading Time: 2 minutes A caveat is a document that any person with a legal interest in a property (but for the registered owner of the property) can lodge at the Land Title Office. In a literal sense, a caveat means a “warning”. The person lodging the caveat (the...