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To keep up to date with and read about our latest news and events visit here regularly. Our posts will cover events and news that relate directly to our practice, while also updating you on important legal issues and updates.

October 8, 2020

Importance of a Pre-Settlement Inspection

The excited purchasers have found the property and the deed is done – the agreement is signed. They know they […]
September 18, 2020

Paper Roads Explained

An unformed legal road, more commonly known as a paper road, is a parcel of land that is legally recognised […]
June 26, 2020

First Home Buyer Checklist

Download our First Home Buyer Checklist that details everything you need to know about buying your first home.
May 25, 2020

Mortgage free holiday overview

During these unprecedented times with COVID-19, the term mortgage free holiday has been heard more now than ever. As many […]
May 14, 2020

Residential tenancy requirements revisited

In response to the Covid crises, from 26 March 2020 the Government announced a freeze to residential rent increases and […]
April 30, 2020

Should you Refinance?

What is it? Mortgage refinancing is the process of replacing an existing mortgage with a new mortgage to another lender […]
April 8, 2020

Buying or Selling Property During the COVID-19 Lockdown

If you are in the middle of buying or selling property during the COVID-19 lockdown, it is likely that this […]
March 12, 2020

How do you enforce land covenants when a neighbour is in breach?

Land covenants place rights and obligations on the land/property you own. It is an instrument that is registered on a […]
February 25, 2020

Overview of the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2019

The Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2019 (“RTAA”) was passed on 30 July 2019 and came into effect on 27 August […]