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AICWA remind that ACCC need to monitor-ARNECC MOR/MPR Version 5.1

10/3/2018
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ARNECC MOR/MPR Version 5.1The AICWA is pleased to again had the opportunity as a key industry stakeholder to make a submission on behalf of its members regarding the draft versions of the MPR and MOR. The revised drafts raise some significant concerns in particular Rules 5.6 to 5.6.5 which limits ARNECC’s ability to regulate the behaviours of an ELNO that may have significant advantage from being the only platform or having derived significant market share from having benefited from various...

Changes to REIWA General Conditions in 2018

21/2/2018
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Some highlighted changes to the 2018 version of Joint Form of General Conditions (JFGC), might mean that you could see some differences to the 2011 JFGC. Please note, we are not lawyers and are merely relaying some discussions as generically covered in an industry forum. The biggest concern was the ‘Lawyers picnic’ referenced as clause 9.3, where opposing lawyers could argue just about any outcome they desired, for a breach of warranty. Service by email still needed to be ‘signed’...

How will you manage change in 2018?

13/2/2018
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How will you manage change in 2018? Are you ready for: e-Conveyancing? GST remittance? VOI for paper-based transactions? The new version of the Joint form of General Conditions? Property Reporting Online And that’s just in the next 6 months!  What will the rest of 2018 serve up to conveyancers?Don’t get left behind!AICWA is proud to have partnered with sponsors and key industry stakeholders to deliver a broad calendar of training events. We are committed to assisting you by delivering quality training outcomes...

Number of practising WA Settlement Agents

5/2/2018
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A review of the latest licensing information for WA settlement agents reveals that in the last 12 months there has been a slight decline over most categories.  Given market conditions, natural attrition as well as unprecedented change it’s not surprising the total number of licences held in WA is down from 574 in 2017 to 554 in 2018.  Note: Information is current as of the 1st May 2018Source:2nd May 2018 AICWA e-Newsletter

Landgate require Verified ID & Authority for Buyers & Caveators

31/1/2018
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CIB 305 Change to Western Australian Registrar and Commissioner of Titles’ Joint Practice: Verification of Identity and Authority – fraud mitigation  31 January 2018 As foreshadowed and as part of their fraud mitigation strategy, the Western Australian Commissioner of Titles and the Registrar of Titles have updated their Joint Practice for Verification of Identity and Authority (VOI Practice) for paper-based transactions. The updated VOI Practice more closely aligns to the requirements for national electronic transactions.  The changes seek to improve...

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