Times and dates in Australian contracts are very important. Missing a deadline can have serious implications. The standard REIQ contract, and most other types of contracts entered into in Australia for that matter, will contain a phrase to the effect of: “Time is of the essence”.
The District Court in Cairns made a decision on 17 May 2019 to alter a father’s inheritance to his adult son via his will. The Court enlarged the payment to the son by a factor of five to $100,000.
Conveyancing is the legal process of transferring ownership of a land’s legal title from one person to another. What is a conveyancer? What should my conveyancer be able to do? What are the benefits of hiring a law firm to help? Conveyancing firms vs law firms. How do we charge?
One of the most common causes of disputes between neighbours are trees.
What is a tree?
Who is responsible for the tree?
Can I access my neighbour’s property to cut and remove overhanging branches from my tree?
What are my rights as a neighbour?
What can you do if a tree is affecting you?
The property industry has become increasingly digitalised; from electronic signature software such as DocuSign, to DIY selling platforms such as forsalebyowner.com.au.