Category: Property Law

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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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POSTED: 10 Aug 2021
Over the past 6 months there has been various amendments and logistical changes to the Strata Schemes Management Act 2015. It is key for Lot owners in strata schemes to keep up to date with amendments to the Act to ensure they understand their rights and obligations under various by-laws...
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POSTED: 02 Aug 2021
In light of the New South Wales State Government’s 2020-2021 Budget, Revenue New South Wales have circulated their annual 2021 update (Update). The Update introduces a number of changes to the current rates and practices of various property taxes and concessions in NSW, including identifying a number of ‘common mistakes’...
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POSTED: 29 Jul 2021
As part of the NSW Government’s COVID-19 Recovery Plan, the stamp duty thresholds for the purchase of new homes and vacant land under the First Home Buyer Assistance Scheme (FHBAS) were increased for a 12 month period between 1 August 2020 and 31 July 2021.
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POSTED: 16 Jul 2021
Current COVID-19 Support Package for Tenants and Landlords
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POSTED: 15 Jul 2021
On the 13th of July 2021 the Australian and NSW Government announced a new COVID-19 support scheme which will implement temporary measures to support both tenants and landlords. It will not only financially help the parties to a lease but also help reduce community movement and the potential spread of...
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POSTED: 28 Jun 2021
Stamp Duty is a substantial financial barrier for those attempting to enter or remain in the already competitive New South Wales (NSW) property market. In recognition of this, the state government has released a consultation paper which aims to replace the current stamp duty structure in NSW with a proposed...
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POSTED: 25 May 2021
A recent decision in the New South Wales Supreme Court has led to an interpretation of the meaning of “option to purchase” within the context of the Conveyancing Act (Act). The findings of the court in this matter are expected to have a significant impact on a grantee/vendor’s rights of...
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