Category: Property & Construction | E-Briefs

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Residential Landlords – Changes To The Act Now Apply

As you may have heard, the new provisions in the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 (ACT) commenced on 1 November 2019.

Property & Construction | E-Briefs

Builder Home Warranty Insurance, What Can Go Wrong?

Building a house or undertaking renovations is a daunting task for most people: it is a big financial commitment ...

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Selling Property 101 The Need to Know

Selling property can be a stressful and trying time. However, there are some things you can do to make the process easier for you and your family ...

Property & Construction | E-Briefs

Security of payment and project managers

This eBrief was updated 29/07/19 to cover the application of Security of Payment legislation to project management services and how it can affect you ...

Property & Construction | E-Briefs

Cash poor but asset rich: How Clubs can unlock the value in their biggest asset

Land redevelopment is an expensive proposition. In considering how to unlock the value of their land ...

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What is community title in the ACT?

Community title is a form of land tenure in the Australian Capital Territory, which brings separate parcels of land together in a ‘community’ of land that have a shared interest or use in common land eg roads or amenities.

Property & Construction | E-Briefs

Resolving Fencing Disputes

Disputes between neighbours about the height, colour and materials used for a border fence, not to mention costs, are a frequent source of disputes between Territorians...

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Subdivide Rural or Farm Land in NSW

In NSW, any plan that creates new boundaries for separate use or occupation constitutes a subdivision of the existing parcel. The purpose of a subdivision is generally so that the owner of a large parcel of land can divide the parcel into smaller lots (being separate titles) to be sold off separately.

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Retirement Villages – What could go wrong?

Entering into a retirement village contract is an important financial and legal step – possibly second only to the purchase of your home ...

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Buying a Retirement Villa – What you need to know

With an ageing population, the volume and choice of retirement based accommodation is increasing around the country. There has also been a lot of media attention around the fairness of retirement village contracts.

Property & Construction | E-Briefs

The Secure Local Jobs Code – what you need to know

Early in the New Year, the ACT Government is set to impose significant changes to how contractors must tender for Territory-funded works, under its Secure Local Jobs Package ...

Property & Construction | E-Briefs

Buying Property in Canberra – What you need to know

Buying a property can be just as overwhelming as it is exciting. Understanding some basics of what is involved will help make the process stress free.