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Strata Reforms Could Change the Face of Urban WA

5/5/2015
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Long-awaited reforms to strata laws in Western Australia promise to have a dramatic impact upon the state’s urban landscapes by fostering the creation of dense infill developments and raising the sustainability of the built environment. Amendments to Western Australia’s strata laws have long been waiting in the wings, with the Barnett government flagging reforms toward the end of 2013 in the wake of the NSW’s government’s unveiling of proposed overhauls to its own system. The proposed changes that are being...

First Home Owner Grant (FHOG) for FIFO’s

12/4/2015
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Just in case you missed it, the $3000 First Home Owner Grant was removed for eligible contracts dated from and including 3 October 2015. Here’s the run down… The good news is this only affects existing residential properties. However where eligible you should still be able to attain the ‘First Home Owner Transfer Duty Concession‘ namely Nil duty for approved First Home Owners in the price $430k and under, then scaled up to normal levels up to $530k. The ‘New Homes‘ Grant of...

When writing Settlement Date as due x days from condition- please add one considerate word ‘notice’.

1/3/2015
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Just a tip for the Real Estate Offer and Acceptance Authors: When the settlement date mentions “x days from Finance Approval” please add one word “notice” so that the countdown to the settlement date can then begin once the seller or their agent actually receives the notice.  As some Brokers/Lenders/Buyers often forget or are simply unaware they should immediately forward the approval notice to the Seller’s side so they can also prepare for the settlement date.  Without ‘notice’ mentioned in settlement date x days from… would...

New First Home Buyer Rate of Duty -threshold changed

18/6/2014
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Updated 3/7/2014: The new levels of First Home Buyer Duty levels are nil for under $430k and revert to normal at $530k effective from 3 July 2014.  Royal assent was granted on 2 July 2014, so now applies to all First Home Buyer contracts dated 3 July or later. http://goo.gl/C93FBTContact A1 Conveyancing to discuss your title transaction needs. fees_after_2_july_2014_100k_-_3.4m_email.pdf Download File

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