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New type of Title, what is a Leasehold scheme, Title, and Reversionary interest

27/5/2020
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The introduction of the new Strata Title Act Amendment has led to the creation of Leasehold Schemes and Titles in WA. A leasehold scheme includes a subdivided underlying title with a reversionary interest and leasehold strata titles. A Leasehold Title is a portion of the subdivided land that acts the same as a freehold parcel for the duration of the leasehold scheme (20-99 years). Reversionary interest relates to the right of the owner of the underlying title. It allows them...

Overseas witness and ID verification of Landgate Documents

15/9/2017
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THE REGISTRAR OF TITLES’ WITNESSING AND IDENTITY VERIFICATIONREQUIREMENTS FOR TRANSFER OF LAND DOCUMENTS EXECUTED BY THETRANSFEROR(S) OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIAAn example of documents requiring a qualified witness; Application for Lost TitleApplication by Personal RepresentativeTransfer of LandWhen a client is overseas, the witnessing and verification of identity must be by consular officials, so be aware some travel may be required in order to attend an Australian Embassy or Consulate to have documents witnessed and certified. Some relevant information for Overseas SellersLandgate (The...