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The age of e-conveyancing

November 13, 2018

Buying Home Selling

This day in age, just about everything can be done electronically. Money can be transferred from the palm of your hand. Mail can be sent from a computer instead of the post. You can even read the newspaper or your favourite magazine online. Property settlements are one thing that you couldn’t do electronically. Until now! […]

Family violence & the RTA

November 1, 2018

Landlord Renting Tenant

Changes to the RTA – prevention of family violence There are some important changes to the Residential Tenancies Act (The RTA) afoot to support victims of domestic violence. Sadly, this is a problem in our society and something that you may be faced when renting, or renting out your property. Recognising this, a bill was […]

Settlement Agent vs Conveyancer

October 16, 2018

Buying Selling

What is a settlement agent? What is a conveyancer? Do I need one? Or both? Some common questions for those buying property, particularly first home buyers getting into the market. So…Let’s start from the beginning. Let’s say you’ve bought a block of land in Vasse or a home in Abbey, for example. From here, there […]

Buying and selling in the same market

May 5, 2016


Property market commentary is almost always focused on the numbers but unless you are a significant property investor, many of these statistical observations may not be that helpful to the “mum & dad” buyer trying to read the market. When buying the family home, as long as you buy and sell almost simultaneously under similar […]

Understanding what buying 'as inspected' means

May 5, 2016


One of the most widely misunderstood elements of real estate is what condition a property should be in at settlement or possession. What does ‘as inspected’ really mean? In short, a property is sold “as inspected”. If there was dust on a ceiling fan when you first inspected before contracting to buy then the fan […]