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The “Next Step” A transition to paperless conveyancing

16/9/2016
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AICWA recently advised members of the decision by The Registrar of Titles Ms Jean Villani to introduce a change of lodgement processes by August 1st 2017.On August 1st this year, Landgate introduced changes to lodgement process affecting mortgagees, specifically, for the electronic lodgement of mortgages and discharges of mortgages (via PEXA).It is now envisaged that the next step towards paperless conveyancing is for the scope of eligible document types to be broadened so as to include: Transfers Caveats and withdrawals...

The Best just got better

18/8/2016
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Why does it matter that ‘A1 Conveyancing are a BETA tester for CSolutions Pty Ltd Software solution of Setts Plus’ and what does it mean to you? A1 Conveyancing like to be able to deliver you the best stress free settlement service possible in updating Real Estate property ownership for you. We often volunteer to test leading industry innovations like CSolutions advanced integration into PEXA (e-settlement) to remain at the forefront of Customer Service & Innovation. CSolutions ‘Setts Plus’ software is a Western...

Listed, Sold or buying a property market value of $2 mil. or over?-ATO clearance certificate is required!

26/7/2016
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Contracts dated 1 July 16 on wards, will have the new requirements on ALL transactions with market value of $2 million or over.  Unless the Seller provides an Australian Taxation Office (ATO) ‘clearance certificate’ for each registered proprietors name (matched to the title) to the buyer 2 business days prior to settlement (-timing subject to REIWA special condition).Then the Buyer must withhold 10% of the Purchase price (more specifically the ‘First element of the cost base’-Capital Gains Tax defined term)...

Smoke Alarms as part of your alarm system-may not comply with electrical safety laws

1/7/2016
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The Building Commission has received a number of enquiries from home owners andproviders of residential security systems as to whether smoke alarms that are poweredthrough a home security system in dwellings subject to sale, rent or hire are compliant withthe State’s smoke alarm laws. What are the smoke alarm laws? The Building Regulations 2012 (the Regulations) in Western Australia require owners of dwellings to have compliant smoke alarms installed prior to sale, rent or hire. To comply with the Regulations,...

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