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Remain vigilant

8/4/2016
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Reminder to stay vigilantAICWA Members continue to be plagued by scammers looking to have their malicious malware and trojan viruses infect your computer. These emails can seem to originate from credible sources but after careful examination all is not as it appears to be! Things to be on the lookout when receiving an email are: Attached Zip Files Email addresses that do not match the sender’s details. Typically the sender’s email address will have the name of the company/agency Trust...

Fee Deregulation – what it means to you. Beware of hidden extra fees.

2/3/2016
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As of 3rd February 2016, the regulation of Scaled Settlement Agents’ capped fee has ceased. Settlement Agents are now able to charge their worth for their services in executing the transaction. The new fee disclosure rule in found in the rule 6B & unforeseen significant change for scope of work under 6C of the Settlement Agents Code of Conduct & Act.  Removing the ‘Maximum Scale’ and de-regulating fees has allowed Settlement Agents greater flexibility to cater to the differing needs of...

Garnishee Order

2/2/2016
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A garnishee order is an order issued by the Court requiring the party to whom the order is addressed to make payments in satisfaction of a judgment debt to the judgment creditor. (Some courts now refer to garnishees as money redirection orders). The third party to whom the order is addressed is the “garnishee”. Under a garnish order the garnishee is directed to pay money that would ordinarily be payable to the judgment debtor directly to the judgment creditor or...

Landgate support for the recovery of communities affected by an eligible natural disaster in Western Australia.

22/1/2016
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Assistance during bushfire recoveryLandgate Media release: Thursday, 14 January 2016The State Government is providing assistance to property owners and South-West communities as they rebuild and recover from recent bushfires.Lands Minister Terry Redman said Landgate was providing duplicate Certificates of Titles which were lost or damaged during the fires, at no cost to applicants and will assist with property ownership details if requested.Landgate is also facilitating the re-pegging of property boundaries by re-establishing important infrastructure that provides location information.“Due to the scale...

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