COMBUSTIBLE CLADDING REGULATION (QLD)

COMBUSTIBLE CLADDING REGULATION (QLD) The new Building and Other Legislation (Cladding) Amendment Regulation 2018 (Qld) has been in force since 1 October 2018. The regulation was enacted following the tragic fire at the Grenfell Tower in London (2017) and Lacrosse Building in Melbourne in 2014. Applicable Buildings The regulation applies to all privately-owned buildings which received […]

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Natural Disaster

Natural Disaster When natural disasters strike, it can often lend itself to increased stress on home buyers & sellers should they have existing contracts in place within a disaster zone. Passing of Risk – In most cases, the risk of the property passes to the buyer shortly after the Contract has been signed. It is […]

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Part 1: Buying a Property

Part 1: Buying a Property – what now? Buying a home, whether your first or fifth, is always an exciting and sometimes stressful time.  Some of this stress can be avoided if you have the Contract reviewed prior to signing.  At bytherules, our experienced conveyancers and lawyers are able to do a contract review for you, […]

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Part 2: Buying a Property

Part 2: Buying a Property? – what now? Last Bulletin we shared what happens when you have found a property to buy.  You may recall we strongly recommended that you have your Lawyer/Conveyancer undertake a Contract review so that all conditions are completed and you fully understand what you are signing.   This bulletin, we will […]

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Part 3: Buying a Property

Part 3: Buying a Property? – what now? Last Bulletin we shared what happens once you have signed the Contract, you have taken out insurance cover (if Buying) and the Contract has now been received by your Lawyer/Conveyancer. Depending on whether you are buying House, Land or Unit your conveyancer will provide advice regarding the […]

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Joint Tenants or Tenants in Common

Joint Tenants or Tenants in Common When buying a property with someone else, your conveyancer will ask you whether you want to hold the property “As joint tenants” or “Tenants in Common” – what is the difference? Tenants in common own a property having separate individual shares, e.g. 60:20:20% or 50:25:25% etc.  Often, each person has […]

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Settlement Checklist

SETTLEMENT FAST APPROACHING – THINGS TO CONSIDER: You have now got the go ahead from your Conveyancer that settlement of your home is fast approaching – what happens next?  Before you start pulling your hair out and lose sleep over the “move”, apart from packing, there are a few other things you may want to […]

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Bulletin – Saving money by self acting?

Do you save money by self acting? If you are not a builder or electrician, would you do your own renovations? Possibly not. A good Conveyancer will make the work look easy and some clients think they overpaid for a seamlessly effortless job.  What most clients don’t see or understand is the knowledge, Practice Management […]

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