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Key Points To Consider Before Franchising Your Business

Business Law June 15, 2018

Key Points To Consider Before Franchising Your Business

Franchising, when done right, can be one of the best ways to expand your business. In fact, you can even build a business empire with the franchising method. You only need to look at places like McDonald’s as a prime example of a mega-successful franchise. That being said, not every type of business is suitable for franchising. So if you’re considering franchising your business, here are a few key points…

Why A Business Lawyer Can Be Your Best Friend

Business Law June 13, 2018

Why A Business Lawyer Can Be Your Best Friend

Whether you want to start a business or are already operating one, having a Brisbane law firm you can count on could prove to be your business’s best friend. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a sole trader, a partnership or a company, every business has legalities to deal with and will often require advice and mediation from a business law specialist. Without a Plan You Plan To Fail We’re not…

Should You Use a DIY Will Kit or Hire An Attorney?

Articles June 11, 2018

Should You Use a DIY Will Kit or Hire An Attorney?

DIY will kits are becoming increasingly more popular and many are available for purchase online. Having a will is important on many levels, particularly if you have a sizeable estate, and even people with not much in the way of material possessions and money should still have some sort of will. Do Your Own Will? Hire an Attorney? But should you attempt to transcribe your own will just to try…

First Time Buyer or Seller – How Conveyancing Works

Property Law June 8, 2018

First Time Buyer or Seller – How Conveyancing Works

If you’re a first time home buyer or seller, likely you’ve heard of a conveyancing solicitor, but may be unfamiliar with the exact role this legal representative plays in the process. As a buyer, you’ve likely dealt with your fair share of real estate agents, been to many open home inspections, finally found a property you like and for the right price. The seller has agreed and you can’t wait…

What is Power of Attorney and When Would You Need It?

What is Power of Attorney and When Would You Need It?

In simple terms, a power of attorney is a legal document where a person is nominated to act on your behalf (known as the agent) regarding your affairs. The document gives the nominated party the legal capacity to make decisions for you on things like financial matters and other duties. The person given power of attorney does not have to be a lawyer, although in many cases a law firm…

Common Frequently Asked Questions in Property

Conveyancing Property Law May 28, 2018

Common Frequently Asked Questions in Property

As Brisbane legal property experts in law, we get asked a lot of questions about property and conveyancing. Please see a few of our commonly asked questions with regards to Brisbane Conveyancing listed below: 1. The difference between Joint Tenants and Tenants in Common https://www.aylwardgame.com.au/joint-tenants-tenants-common-difference/ 2. Can you really buy without Banks? https://www.aylwardgame.com.au/can-you-really-buy-without-banks/ 3. What is an Easement https://www.aylwardgame.com.au/what-is-an-easement/ 4. What is a Caveat and do you need one? https://www.aylwardgame.com.au/what-is-a-caveat-and-do-you-need-one/…

Do I Need a Conveyancing Solicitor To Buy or Sell Property?

Property Law May 22, 2018

Do I Need a Conveyancing Solicitor To Buy or Sell Property?

Just about all of us have a pretty good understanding of the roles real estate agents play in the process of exchanging properties from seller to buyer. The job of the agent is fairly obvious in many respects because they are working on the front line and very visible, but when it comes to property conveyancing, the role the conveyance lawyer plays is not as apparent. Just because the process…

Don’t Just Guess Your Legal Position – Talk To the Experts

Articles Business Law April 13, 2018

Don’t Just Guess Your Legal Position – Talk To the Experts

Most people know a little bit about a lot of subjects, but when it comes to areas of the law, unless you’re a fully trained and experienced lawyer, you’re not going to be an expert when it comes to various aspects of the law. If you find yourself needing legal advice, then why even attempt to guess where you stand in a certain situation? Sure, you could look for answers…

ATO Property Update For GST

Property Law April 3, 2018

ATO Property Update For GST

Some important news for those transacting property this year as 1 July 2018 will mark the introduction of a significant new set of rules that will apply to the purchase of new residential premises, new residential subdivisions and long term leases for a period of 50 years or more. From the 1st of July 2018 anyone who purchases new residential premises that have never been lived in, or vacant land…

Important Information For Foreign Persons Purchasing A Real Estate In Australia Including Fee Information

Important Information For Foreign Persons Purchasing A Real Estate In Australia Including Fee Information

The provisions of the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975 (Commonwealth) (“Act”) and Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Regulation 2015 (Commonwealth) (“Regulation”) apply strict rules to foreign persons purchasing a residential real estate in Australia or investment for property in Australia. A summary of some of the key issues follows. Residential Real Estate Generally Under Australia’s foreign investment framework, foreign persons generally need to apply for foreign investment approval before purchasing…

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