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Posted Sep 02, 2015 Solutions for Developers

Is Zoning A Problem? A Local Environmental Plan (LEP) is a legal instrument that zones land and imposes various requirements to control development. An LEP applies to a particular area, which may be the whole or a specific part of a local government area. If the LEP does not provide for what your development requires […]

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Posted Sep 02, 2015 The Sale Process

  Here are some tips on selling your home: 1. Prepare A Contract For Sale A residential property must not be advertised for sale until a Contract of Sale has been prepared. The Contract must contain certain documents including a copy of the title documents, drainage diagram and a current Zoning Certificate (s 149) issued […]

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Posted Aug 28, 2015 Can you bank on it?

The question of whether a Principal has the right to call on a contractor’s bank guarantee for failure to perform was recently considered in the Court of Appeal of Victoria. Initially, the Supreme Court rejected the entitlement of the Principal to call on bank guarantees based on a strict construction of the contract. This position […]

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Posted Jul 23, 2015 Impact of Technology on Conveyancing in NSW

Kreisson Legal is committed to enabling efficient and smooth transactions. Driven by advancements in technology, significant changes are taking place in the world of conveyancing. Background On 17 November 2014 the new Contract for Sale and Purchase of Land was released. Whilst the majority of the standard clauses remain unchanged, the most significant change was […]

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Posted Apr 14, 2015 Important Note for all companies in the Construction Industry and Owners, Owners Corporations, Strata-Managers, Property Investors and Owner-Builders

Commencement of Recent Amendments to the Home Building Act 1989 (NSW) (“the HBA”) Following extensive consultation with a number of stakeholders in the construction and related industry (from 2012), the Home Building Amendment Act 2014 makes no less than 50 changes to the HBA of which all stakeholders need to be aware. From 15 January […]

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