Looking into buying a new home or investment property can be a stressful time for the best for us. With so many aspects to consider most purchasers find that they unaware or simply forget the principle of caveat emptor or “Buyer Beware”. As a purchaser in the state of Victoria, one is strongly urged to have the Contract of Sale and Section 32 reviewed by a conveyancer or solicitor however it is the purchaser’s responsibility to meticulously inspect the land […]

A number of changes were announced on 28 April 2013 relating to state taxes and grants for 2013/14. The changes effective from 1 July 2013 relate to: First Home Owners Grant Incentive First Home Buyer Duty Reduction New Stamp Duty Reduction Forms

UPDATE –> Stamp Duty Concession Update 1 July 2013 Summary From 1 July 2013 First home buyers will receive $10,000 if they purchase a new home (off the plan, land and building, etc). First home buyers will be entitled to a 40% reduction on stamp duty (subject to eligibility – see below).

Watch This Space – Online Conveyancing We are very excited to announce the forthcoming launch of our Online Conveyancing Portal. We are investing heavily in increasing efficiency and convenience for everyone involved, real estate agents, clients, bankers, etc. Update: The National e-Conveyancing network is fast becoming reality.

Property Market & RBA Official Interest Rates in June 2012 The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has announced a 25 basis points cut. As a result the official interest rate (cash rate) is now 3.5 percent. As always

What actually is the RBA’s interest rate? The Rerserve Bank of Australia’s (RBA) announced interest rate are not anywhere near the amounts the banks charge for money they lend through home loans, personal loans, etc. So what is the RBA interest rate then then?

Property Market & RBA Official Interest Rates in March 2012 Housing prices have shown some signs of stabilising recently after having declined for most of 2011, but generally the housing market remains subdued. The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has announced a 50 basis points cut.