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Is It Time To Sell?

Is It Time To Sell?

Summer is coming - it’s time to sell There’s a warm spring breeze in the air, and everyone has the urge to throw open the windows and clean out the house. November and early December are some of the best times of the year to sell your home, and there’s a few reasons...

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Do I Need a Lawyer?

Do I Need a Lawyer?

I’m getting divorced – do I really need a lawyer? Legally, you don’t have to engage a lawyer to help you deal with a divorce.  But family law in Australia can be complex and it’s highly recommended that you have someone with you to help navigate the legal ‘ins and...

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Protecting Your Business During Divorce

Protecting Your Business During Divorce

Avoiding a “Succession” like drama when dealing with business and divorce can be tricky and emotional. How a business asset is divided during divorce can depend on the structure of your business. If you operate as a sole trader, most of the time, the business is kept...

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You can’t leave the country

You can’t leave the country

With borders re-opening worldwide, we can once again travel to visit friends and relatives overseas or even just take a well-earned holiday.  However, if you’re in the middle of a separation, divorce, or custody dispute, you should pack your passport away for now.  If...

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Safety first when selling

Safety first when selling

Updated electrical and fire safety regulations mean anyone selling their home must meet certain obligations. Firstly, any home built after 1992 must have a safety switch installed. An electrical safety switch is designed to protect people from the most frequent cause...

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Property transactions with e-conveyancing

Property transactions with e-conveyancing

E-conveyancing, the electronic settlement of property transactions, has become mandatory in Queensland since 20 February 2023. Queensland now joins New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, and Western Australia, which have already been utilising e-conveyancing for...

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Death and parenting orders

Death and parenting orders

Death is not something that is easy to talk about, but if you’re in the middle of making parenting arrangements and custody orders after a relationship breakdown, it’s something you need to consider. If for example, you have sole parental responsibility for your...

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What is the five-day extension clause?

What is the five-day extension clause?

Buying and selling property can be a stressful exercise, even for the most experienced real estate mogul. One of the most stressful aspects is the timing – ensuring all parties are ready to settle on time can be a little hectic. There can be severe consequences for...

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Succession planning – what you need to know

Succession planning – what you need to know

No one likes to talk about death, but as it’s inevitable for all of us, everyone should plan for it. You can plan for what will occur in the event of your death in several ways. Firstly, it’s vital to have a Will. Dying without a Will is known as dying “intestate”,...

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Separation divorce or nullity?

Separation divorce or nullity?

The ending of a marriage is not an easy time for anyone. Legally, there are several ways to define the end of your relationship, so let’s look at those. Separation – including separation under one roof There is often a misconception that separation can only occur on...

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Risks of doing DIY Conveyancing

Risks of doing DIY Conveyancing

If you’ve only recently signed a contract for either buying or selling a property, you probably feel like you’ve just drained your bank account. You might be surprised to learn that it’s not just expensive to buy a property. Selling one can also cost you a lot of...

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3 considerations to make as a first home buyer

3 considerations to make as a first home buyer

Have you spent what seems like a lifetime to save up for a home? That’s great! This is one of the biggest hurdles any homeowner-to-be must overcome.  Your next challenge is to find the loan you can afford and still be able to pay for the home. This can be quite...

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