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Sydney developer uses squatter’s rights to claim ownership of a property in NSW
09 May 2019
A decision in the NSW Supreme Court has ruled in favour of a property developer ...
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Escaping city life and moving to the country? Make sure you do your due diligence
08 May 2019
Greater numbers of city dwellers are considering moving to the country to enjoy ...
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Option agreement to buy land must be in the appropriate form – developers take note
26 Apr 2019
What is an option agreement? An option agreement is a contractual document ...
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Before buying property with friends be aware of the potential pitfalls
11 Apr 2019
Co-ownership an obvious option in a high-priced property market With sky-high ...
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A win for off-the-plan buyers in NSW – developers can no longer use sunset clause for financial gain
05 Apr 2019
A recent landmark judgement in the NSW Supreme Court gave off-the-plan apartment...
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What happens at settlement when you buy a home – and what can go wrong
12 Jul 2018
Buying a new home or a property can be one of the most exciting events of your ...
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“I can just convert my shed into a granny flat without getting council approval, can’t I? Who would know?” – Wrong!
21 Jun 2018
Changing the use of a non-habitable area into a habitable area should not be ...
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Compulsory acquisition of properties in NSW now not so certain
15 Jun 2018
A landmark court decision has delivered a blow to the NSW government’s ...
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Joint tenants or tenants in common – which one should you choose?
18 May 2018
I often get asked “What is the difference between joint tenants and tenants in...
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Window safety devices for strata schemes in NSW intended to promote child safety
26 Apr 2018
From 13 March 2018, all strata buildings in New South Wales must be fitted with ...
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Non-compete clause in shopping centre lease leads to discrimination complaint against barber shop
12 Apr 2018
A Brisbane barber shop was recently in the press for denying services to a woman...
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Costs orders and litigation – beware unpredictable outcomes and always take settlement offers seriously
13 Mar 2018
I was recently involved in a case where someone was offered half a million ...
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