Paperless Conveyancing and e-Titles

Yes, you guessed it, yet more changes within the conveyancing industry. ‘By July 2019, all standard property transactions in NSW will be conducted electronically and all Certificate of Titles [...]

VOI – Can you prove who you say you are?

This may seem like a silly question to most of us, however, since August 1st 2016, lawyers and conveyancers have a mandatory and legal obligation to take ‘reasonable steps’ to verify the identity [...]

Electronic Settlements – What are they?

The term electronic conveyancing also known as e-conveyancing, refers to a conveyancing transaction where practitioners have elected to settle electronically through the electronic platform [...]

Saving and Budgeting

The time has come for you to start thinking about buying a house but where do you start. It is often overwhelming to think about the amount of money you need before you can even contemplate [...]

Stamp duty update for first home buyers

Finally some breaking news that is worthy of paying attention too. The government have put a new comprehensive package into place from the 1st July 2017 to help first home buyers enter the [...]

Swimming pool compliance check

When you’re looking to purchase a new home there is a long list of things to be looking at. And when you’re looking to sell your home there is probably an even longer list of things you want to [...]

The snowball effect of stamp duty

I was recently reading an article about stamp duty that I thought perfectly outlined how crazy stamp duty has become. The first paragraph summed it up perfectly – “In 1986, a family purchasing a [...]

What is a conveyancer?

If you’re a first homeowner, chances are that prior to beginning the home ownership journey you would never have heard of a conveyancer. Their purpose is to undertake the process of transferring [...]