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Posted Nov 01, 2018 Property Pinot Pizza
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Networking and educational seminar for those looking at expanding their property portfolio. We will have our panel of experts discussing rentvesting, buying now to retire early, how to prepare to get approved for another mortgage, where to buy an investment property and more. Following the formal presentations we will have an informal chat over pizza […]

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Posted Oct 23, 2018 “Off the plan” and “digital savvy” property Bill introduced
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“This reform recognises that the property industry is moving towards a 100 per cent digital future.” The Hon. David Clarke, Second Reading Speech A new bill was introduced into Parliament on 16 October 2018 to provide off the plan protections for consumers and to smooth the way for fully electronic and paperless conveyancing transactions. New […]

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Posted Jul 26, 2018 eSignatures
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The Electronic Transactions Act 1999 (Cth) says that electronic executions of contracts are valid so long as the signing party has authority and been identified properly.1 The principal international convention underpinning the Electronic Conveyancing National Law (ECNL) is the Model Law on Electronic Commerce (MLEC). The MLEC has, in part, been enacted in every jurisdiction […]

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Posted Jul 26, 2018 How to Negotiate Your Agency Agreements
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It is imperative for development sales agents to understand that one of the most essential components to any real estate development project is that there be a sufficient level of sales at an early stage for a Developer to indicate to their financier as to the commercial viability of the development. The Developer’s financier would […]

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Posted Apr 24, 2018 New Laws: GST On New Properties
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The Australian Tax Office (ATO) has taken steps to put the onus on Purchasers to collect the GST on all new residential properties to improve the integrity of collection of GST from developers. On 29 March 2018, amendments to the legislation were passed to come into effect on 1 July 2018. Contracts entered into before […]

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