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What happens at settlement when you buy a home – and what can go wrong
12 Jul
Buying a new home or a property can be one of the most exciting events of your life. In an...
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Compulsory acquisition of properties in NSW now not so certain
15 Jun
A landmark court decision has delivered a blow to the NSW government’s seemingly ...
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Costs orders and litigation – beware unpredictable outcomes and always take settlement offers seriously
13 Mar
I was recently involved in a case where someone was offered half a million dollars as ...
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Tribunal rules Airbnb rentals can’t be banned in apartment blocks
24 Nov
A recent landmark legal decision has made it far more difficult for body corporates to ...
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Changes to property and conveyancing laws in NSW in 2017
12 Oct
There have been many recent changes to NSW property laws affecting conveyancing and real ...
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What can you do if your roof solar panels are going to lose their direct sunlight?
02 Jun
You’ve invested a lot of money installing solar panels on your roof. It’s keeping down...
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The lighter side of the law: when law and comedy collide
03 May
On the face of it, there doesn’t seem to be much that is amusing about the law. ...
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Tree disputes with neighbours best resolved by mediation
28 Apr
Tree disputes are among the most common causes of problems between neighbours in NSW. ...
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Dissolving strata title and the potential for capital gains tax (CGT) liability
20 Apr
Although still uncommon, dissolving strata titles is becoming more prevalent with the rise...
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Land tax exemption for primary production may be available for property developers and land bankers
11 Apr
Property developers and land bankers holding land for future development have had great ...
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Proof that it’s worth challenging government’s compulsory property acquisition
18 Jan
Thousands of people in NSW are facing having their homes and property compulsorily ...
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Changes to strata laws in NSW aim to deliver urban renewal and boost housing supply
27 Oct
New strata laws which come into effect in NSW on 30 November introduce changes to the ...
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