Category: Property Law

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POSTED: 16 Jun 2022
For apartment owners, whether or not your apartment complex allows you to keep a pet is a decision which is extremely important. Where the by-laws of a strata scheme prevent an owner from keeping a pet, a common question asked by these owners is “is this legal?” and “what harm...
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POSTED: 16 Jun 2022
The NSW Government has released an Independent Construction Industry Ratings Tool (iCIRT) which helps those seeking to purchase a home or apartment search for developers and builders who have a proven track record of quality and integrity, supported by objective evidence of their past cabaility.
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POSTED: 06 Jun 2022
On 19 May 2022 the State Revenue and Fines Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous) Act 2022 (NSW)received Royal Assent introducing significant changes to the Duties Act 1997 (NSW) (Duties Act) which will impact property transactions.
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POSTED: 06 May 2022
Currently, the First Home Owner Grant (New Homes) Act 2000 section 13A(2)(a)stipulates that to be eligible for a First Home Owners Grant where the home is to be built, the cap for the total value of the transaction (being the aggregate of the cost of the land and the cost...
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POSTED: 09 Mar 2022
In light of the devastating floods currently being experienced across the state, the New South Wales Land Registry Services have resolved to make all title searches, replacement Certificates of Title and plan imaging services free for property owners that are impacted by flooding.
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POSTED: 17 Jan 2022
Small businesses eligible for rent relief under the COVID leasing regulations will be able to seek relief until 13 March 2022, to help support them through the current phase of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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POSTED: 09 Dec 2021
On 11 November 2021, the same day that the freeze on evictions in NSW ended, the NSW Government introduced a support package to help both residential tenants and landlords get back on their feet after experiencing financial hardship related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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POSTED: 11 Oct 2021
As time goes on, things that were familiar to us seem to be changing or being disrupted every single day.
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POSTED: 23 Sep 2021
The never ending saga of pet by-laws continue with a recent case of Roden v The Owners – Strata Plan No. 55773 (2021) which examined whether a no pet by-law in a strata scheme was ‘harsh, unconscionable and oppressive’.
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POSTED: 18 Aug 2021
The NSW Government has announced that applications are now open for eligible Landlords who provide rental reductions to either residential or commercial Tenants in financial distress due to COVID-19, to claim Land Tax Relief or a Tenancy Support payment subject to meeting the relevant criteria.
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