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Posted Jan 29, 2018 NSW Government Discussion Papers: Removing Barriers to Electronic Land Contracts
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Towards the end of 2017, the Minister for Finance, Service and Property, Victor Dominello, released two (2) Discussion papers for comment in relation to: Removing barriers to electronic land contracts, and Off-the-Plan Contracts for Residential Property. Removing Barriers to Electronic Land Contracts In this paper, Minister Dominello commented on the three (3) stages to property…

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Posted Nov 17, 2017 12 Things You Should Know When Preparing To Buy At Auction
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Before Auction day: Make sure you really want this property. Once the hammer goes down, you will be entering into a binding contract with no cooling off period. Even if the property passes in and you buy on the same day as the auction, you will not get the benefit of a cooling off period.…

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Posted Oct 05, 2017 eConveyancing: principles, platforms and procedures
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Claire Martin and Dr Simon Blount collaborated on an eConveyancing article for the October issue of the Law Society Journal. Article in a snapshot The legality of the electronically created and registered interest is the product of the law’s indifference to contractual form and the express legislative intent of the Electronic Conveyancing National Law. The…

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Posted Sep 29, 2017 Security of Payment Masterclass
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COST: $125 per person ($100 per person if three or more from one company) Mid-session food and drinks provided If you are a contract administrator, project manager, developer, builder or subcontractor in the building and construction industry, don’t miss this unique opportunity to gain a  better understanding of how the Security of Payment legislation works. The seminar tackles…

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Posted Sep 29, 2017 What You Need to Know About Buying a Terrace House
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Terraced houses are multiple mirror-image houses that share internal walls with each other. They are also known as town houses or row houses. They provide Torrens Title in higher density housing areas. They were very popular across working class and industrial areas of Sydney in the late 1800’s. Today they can still be seen in…

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