Conveyancing – new REIQ Contracts
The REIQ & Queensland Law Society has released the new Residential House and Land Contract (9th edition) and Residential Lots in a Community Titles Scheme Contract (5th edition), which are now available for use.
The amendments to the...
Published on: December 6, 2011, 2:24 pm
New REIQ contracts postponed to early December
The new standard REIQ House & Land and Residential Lots in a Body Corporate Contracts will not be released on 1 November 2011. Queensland Law Society is working with REIQ towards releasing a new standard REIQ House & Land...
Published on: November 1, 2011, 9:16 am
Offers to purchase
The current property market has buyers tossing up between one or two properties, or perhaps more.A buyer may not want a seller sitting on a contract offer indefinitely, so it is possible to draft into the contract a provision that will...
Published on: October 29, 2011, 10:56 am
Frequently we act on transactions where the sale results from a deceased estate, and unfortunately all too often we see problems with the naming of the sellers and the way in which the contract is prepared.Here’s what not to...
Published on: October 8, 2011, 11:14 am
POWERS OF ATTORNEY AND SIGNING CONTRACTS
We have recently seen some examples of signing pursuant to a power of attorney which has raised questions by the selling agent.Here are a few pointers to help you in contract preparation and signing:1. The only difference between a...
Published on: October 8, 2011, 11:11 am
AGENTS, IS THE CONTRACT PRICE SHORT OF THE MORTGAGEE PAYOUT?
Over the last couple of years there has been widespread mortgage stress. Many people are falling behind in their mortgage payments, and agents are being presented with sellers who need to sell their property.A common feature of such sellers are...
Published on: September 19, 2011, 3:44 pm
CONVEYANCING EXPERTS IN QUEENSLAND
For our friends in the real estate industry you may not be aware that Cameron Caldwell is always happy to attend your sales meetings, contribute to your newsletters with legal articles, or attend seminars that you may hold as a guest speaker - at...
Published on: August 5, 2011, 9:11 am
INTEREST RATE STABILITY - GOOD NEWS FOR CONVEYANCING
Caldwell Conveyancing was excited to hear the news from the Reserve Bank on Tuesday when they announced no change to the cash rate – it remains at 4.75%. We have now seen rates remain unchanged for 8 consecutive months which gives...
Published on: August 4, 2011, 4:25 pm
QUEENSLAND BUILDING BOOST GRANT
1 August 2011 marks the start of the new Queensland Building Boost Grant which will run until 31 January 2012.The grant applies to anyone buying or building a new home (house, townhouses or unit) to live in or as an investment. Home owners,...
Published on: August 4, 2011, 4:20 pm
"@MJLAWPRACTICE: If signing as buyer of a QLD home before new concession duty regime starts(1 Aug),duty amount is when vendor signs-special condition needed?" The duty is calculated by the contract date - if it gets close to 1 august the buyer...
Published on: July 16, 2011, 7:09 pm
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