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Selling to someone who is Demolishing

17/1/2018
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Smoke Alarms DMIRS Bulletin #78 Smoke alarms in dwellings proposed for demolitionWestern Australia’s Building Regulations 2012 require owners of residential dwellings to have compliant smoke alarms installed prior to the sale, transfer of ownership, rent or hire of the dwelling.  Changes to the Regulations that come into effect on 22 January 2018 provide an exemption for owners who are transferring ownership to a person intending to demolish the dwelling.This means the current owner of a dwelling that is subject to transfer...

New laws impose new levels of extra work.

7/1/2018
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With the imposition of new laws there are new & additional new levels of work involved towards the completion of your property settlement. The Australian Taxation Office and their Withholding tax implications for Foreign Resident and also the New GST on Residence, may expose both the buyer and seller to new compliance requirements and possible penalties, however if you believe these might apply to your settlement please inform your Conveyancer immediately to action and avoid penalties accruing on your side....

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

6/1/2018
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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

18/12/2017
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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

28/11/2017
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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...

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