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Industry Report – Impacts of e-Conveyancing on the conveyancing industry

1/6/2018
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Deloitte Access Economics have delivered a paper on the “Impacts of e-Conveyancing on the conveyancing industry”. Current net benefit in WA is indicated as being in the negative, but future expectations for 2020-21, where usage increases to 100%, predicts a turnaround 400 times greater than the current benefit experienced by the industry.The cost to practitioners of having to abandon an electronic workspace is also estimated at $69, however, it was estimated that a practitioner could benefit from time saving of...


A1 Conveyancing takes out the top PEXA community contributor for 2017

12/18/2017
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Very proud to announce that Our Licensee Damien McDonnell (AKA DMc) is the winner Australia & State wide Top PEXA Community Super User Contributor for 2017. Our licensee Damien (DMc) Took out the Top Contributor Badge for 2017, as an avid community Super User (helper) he earned the below PEXA Community badges as well… Source: https://community.pexa.com.au/t5/PEXA-Community-Blog/On-the-Fifth-day-of-Community-Celebrating-2017-Community-Stars/ba-p/6752


Landlords lose thousands in tax savings in new bill

11/28/2017
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Landlords lose thousands in tax savings in new bill  Melissa Browne I love a good game of diversion. It’s always interesting to look at the bills passed on days where there are other big announcements happening or on a Friday afternoon when we’re deep in our second wine after a big week.It’s no surprise therefore, that a bill slipped through unobtrusively on November 15 when the nation was focussed on the result of the same-sex marriage survey. However, many Australians...


Dial & verify, before you Transfer funds!

11/23/2017
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Another successful middle-man-scam in WA- this time on payment of Contract Deposit to Real Estate office…Would suggest clients ‘Call to verify (only on the known public listed office number -not the one presented in the email-could be altered) before they transfer funds’…“Another Settlement Agent Posted 1 hrAnother successful hacking! 🙁  My client received an email from the Real Estate Agent to transfer the deposit pursuant to the Contract of Sale. Shortly thereafter he received a follow-up email changing the account name and...