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Buying and selling a home is among the most important financial decisions anyone will make. By sharing our insights over a decade of experience, having assisted thousands of clients, we aim to make the process empowering and stress-free.

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Tips, FAQs and pearls of wisdom from 20 years of legal experience. Be empowered to buy, sell and transfer property with confidence.

Selling a property can be one of the most important financial decisions you will make. Avoiding mistakes is crucial.
Selling in 2024? Beware these mistakes

In a strong buyer's market, vendors can't afford any mistakes. Here are the top three mistakes we often see vendors making.

Conveyancing is the legal process for changing ownership of a property.
What is conveyancing?

Here's a handy summary of the steps involved in conveyancing.

One of the most important decisions to make is when the settlement date should be. The goal is to ensure that the purchaser will be able to pay the remaining funds owing to the vendor on the settlement date.
FAQ: What should the settlement date be?

One of the most important decisions for a property purchaser to make is when the settlement date should be. The goal is to ensure that the purchaser will be able to pay the remaining funds owing to the vendor on the settlement date.

A caveats is a powerful way to secure an interest in a property.
What is a caveat?

A caveat is a legal notice, registered on the title of a property, declaring that someone has a legal interest in the property.

There are unique complexities, and risks, associated with entering into a licence agreement.
What is a licence agreement?

Sometimes unusual access to a property is required before or after settlement, or in other circumstances. This occurs via a licence agreement.

Settlement is a momentus day for property buyers and sellers. Here's what happens.
What does settlement mean and what happens on settlement day?

Settlement is the conclusion of a property conveyancing transaction.

The members of the Owners Corporation are discussing an issue in their building.
What is an Owners Corporation?

An important aspect of buying a unit or townhouse is understanding how the owners corporation (body corporate) operates, and what information about it must be included in the vendor statement/section 32.

There are important reasons why a buyer should not sign a Section 27 Deposit Release Statement.
What is a Section 27 Deposit Release Statement?

What do purchasers and vendors need to know about Section 27 Deposit Release Statements?

Insurance
Insurance: what buyers and sellers need to know

Insurance - in particular: when to get it, and when to cancel it - is an important consideration when buying and selling a property.

Ashmor Legal is backed by twenty years of legal experience, thousands of successful conveyancing transactions and 150+ five-star client reviews.
FAQ: Should I get a building and pest inspection?

Getting an independent building and pest inspection report could save you from buying a lemon (= a financial disaster!).

Ashmor Legal is backed by twenty years of legal experience, thousands of successful conveyancing transactions and 150+ five-star client reviews.
FAQ: Does that fixture come with the property?

What comes with the property you are buying, and what doesn't? It depends if it's a fixture and if it's written into the contract.

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