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First Time Buyer or Seller – How Conveyancing Works

First Time Buyer or Seller – How Conveyancing Works
Aylward Game Solicitors
June 8, 2018

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…

Common Frequently Asked Questions in Property
Aylward Game Solicitors
May 28, 2018

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…

Do I Need a Conveyancing Solicitor To Buy or Sell Property?
Aylward Game Solicitors
May 22, 2018

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…

ATO Property Update For GST
Aylward Game Solicitors
April 3, 2018

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…

Important Information For Foreign Persons Purchasing A Real Estate In Australia Including Fee Information
Aylward Game Solicitors
March 12, 2018

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…

Joint Tenants or Tenants in Common – what is the difference
Aylward Game Solicitors
February 12, 2018

Joint Tenants or Tenants in Common is a widely misunderstood concept and is often confusing to buyers when they are deciding on which of these options best suits their needs. Understanding the difference between Joint Tenants and Tenants in Common is extremely important considering the legal implications that can arise with either option. Let's look…

What to look for in a property contract before you sign
Aylward Game Solicitors
January 19, 2018

Purchasing or Selling property contract, property lawyer can be an overwhelming experience, particularly if it is your first residential transaction. Even more daunting is being handed a contract from an agent and being asked to sign on the dotted line when a purchaser or seller has little or no experience in what to look for…

New laws and changes that affect Australia from January 1, 2018 and beyond

From January 1, there is a raft of changes coming to welfare, health, education, housing, gay marriage and many other living expenses. This is what’s coming and how it may affect you and your family across Australia. WELFARE $10 million will be set aside for treatment services for job seekers affected by proposed drug testing…

What to look for when purchasing an investment property
Aylward Game Solicitors
January 8, 2018

Making the decision to purchase a property, particularly an investment property will be one of the most important purchases you will make. Whilst purchasing and owning an investment property can be a very rewarding experience, there are key items to consider when you make the decision to start your investment journey: Location, Location, Location Consider…

UPDATE! Limited Extension To First Homeowners Grant For New Homes
Aylward Game Solicitors
October 9, 2017

UPDATE! The First Homeowners Grant has been extended, but only for a limited time! If you are looking at purchasing your first property, now is the time to act as the First Homeowners Grant has been extended to 31 December 2017 June 30, 2018. First home buyer's approved for the Grant will receive $20,000.00 towards the…