Leasehold Estate: How is it Relevant to You?

Leasehold Estate: How is it Relevant to You?

Reading Time: 2 minutesA leasehold estate is a complex hybrid of estate and contact. However, despite its complexity, it is a type of property right possessed by many Australians since leasehold estates cover both residential and commercial leases. Holistically, a...
Buying a Property?

Buying a Property?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Finding the right property at the right price can take a lot of time and effort. Contracts of sale are a legal document thus, it is important you understand them. Before signing a contract many purchasers will want to have the building checked...
Conveyancing – What is Form 1?

Conveyancing – What is Form 1?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Form 1 is a disclosure document that must be served on the Purchaser once a sale contract has been signed. It provides certain information relating to the property being sold and provides the cooling off rights. The Form 1 is generally prepared...
Good Neighbour Fence

Good Neighbour Fence

Reading Time: 2 minutes Fences and fencing work create a lot of issues and disputes between neighbours which can be very costly, time consuming and stressful to resolve.   Sharing Cost between Neighbours A neighbour has no legal obligation to contribute to the...
Cooling-off Periods

Cooling-off Periods

Reading Time: 2 minutes Buying real estate can be an emotionally charged process. If you are buying your first property or feel under pressure, it can be an even more emotional experience and you can make serious mistakes. That is why most Australian states and...
Terms of a Residential Tenancy Agreement

Terms of a Residential Tenancy Agreement

Reading Time: 2 minutesA residential tenancy agreement is where one person gives another person the legal right to occupy their property as a place of residence, usually in return for payment of rent. This agreement can be written, verbal or implied. Written Terms A...