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26th April 2022

Conditional Contracts of Sale

When you are buying or selling residential property in Victoria, you will sign either an unconditional contract of sale or a conditional contract of sale. An unconditional contract is legally binding immediately upon signing, meaning both parties are obligated to complete the contract by settling on the due date. For properties sold at public auction, […]

19th January 2022

What is Land Tax

When purchasing a property, it is important to understand the ongoing costs associated with the property. These include things such as your mortgage repayments, council rates, owners corporation levies, and land tax. So what is land tax? Just as it sounds, this is a tax placed on land by the State Revenue Office which land […]

15th December 2021

What is a Section 32 Vendor Statement?

In Victoria, when an owner is selling real estate property they have a responsbility to disclose certain information regarding that property. These disclosure obligations fall under Section 32 of the Sale of Land Act, hence the name Section 32 Vendor Statement. Information which requires disclosure in a Section 32 Vendor Statement include things such as […]

4th November 2021

Stamp Duty for Buyers

There are many things you need to consider when purchasing a property, whether that is the style of the house, its location, the bank in which you will be obtaining a loan through, or your offer terms. Stamp duty, more formally known as land transfer duty, is one such factor, as it can play an […]

4th November 2021

What is a Contract Review?

Whether you are a first home buyer or hunting for another investment property, understanding the Contract of Sale you are about to sign and the accompanying Section 32 Vendor Statement is just as important for your pre-purchase due-diligence as inspecting the property is. The Contract contains more than just the agreed terms of your offer. […]