The New South Wales Government introduced a new State Budget from 1 July 2017, which included the First Home Buyers Assistance Scheme.
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From 1 September 2017 three major changes were introduced into the Conveyancing Regulations, Schedule 1, being the documents which must be attached to a Contract for Sale of Land.
One of the things we suggest to all our clients who are purchasing property is to consider getting Title Insurance. Title Insurance is an insurance policy that protects a purchaser from things that they may not have necessarily identified or discovered during the conveyancing process. While we at Adams & Partners Lawyers certainly do our best, […]
The New South Wales Government has recently introduced an amendment to the Conveyancing Act 1919. The amendment includes Section 66ZL into the Act.
If you own or rent a unit or townhouse you will most likely be affected by changes to strata legislation coming into effect mid 2016.
Due to reforms made by the NSW Government, when marketing a residential property from 1 January 2016, agents must ensure the following: The estimated selling price must be provided in the agency agreement and the agent must give the seller evidence of the reasonableness of this estimate; The estimated selling price can be represented as either […]
Due to changes in the Swimming Pools Act 1992 (NSW), from 29 October 2013, swimming pools and spas will be required to be registered via an online register of pools. This applies to all pools, not just new ones. The Act also sets out that from 29 April 2016, all contracts for sale for property that […]
Following a Federal Government initiative to harmonise retail shop disclosure statements, a new disclosure statement has been introduced across Australia’s eastern seaboard in Queensland, Victoria and New South Wales.
The Swimming Pool Amendment Bill, currently awaiting enactment, provides that all swimming pools across the state are to be added to a new online registry within 12 months. Property owners who don’t register their pools within that time frame will face fines of $2,200.00. Safety compliance will also be carried out by councils and private […]
From 1 January 2012, the First Home Plus Scheme will be replaced by the First Home- New Home Scheme. The amendment provides that an agreement or transfer will only be eligible for concession or exemption if the property being purchased is a new home or vacant land to be used as the site for a […]