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Property2018-07-13T13:44:44+00:00

Victoria’s real estate industry thrown into chaos after Court denies estate agent’s right to receive commission – Floodgates open for claims by vendors/developers seeking to recover commission paid

A recent decision of the Victorian Court of Appeal in Advisory Services Pty Ltd (trading as Ray White St. Albans) v Augustin & Anor [2018] VSCA 95 (Advisory Services) is sure to strike fear in the heart of estate agents, particularly those acting for developers. [...]

May 31st, 2018|Property|

Neighbourhood Tree Disputes

Written submissions to the VLRC inquiry into neighbourhood tree disputes closed on 28 February 2018. Practitioners in this area will await the outcome of the inquiry with bated breath. In the interim, the consultation paper prepared by the Commission contains an impressive recap of the present law, [...]

March 14th, 2018|Property|

Vendors Beware – Purchasers Of Australian Property Worth $750,000 Or More May Now Be Required To Withhold 12.5 Per Cent Of Purchase Price At Settlement

If you are a vendor or purchaser of an Australian property with a market value of $750,000 or more, the Government’s recent reforms to improve housing affordability may directly affect you. The Government announced, as part of the 2017-18 Budget, that purchasers of certain taxable [...]

July 2nd, 2017|Property|