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Transfer Duty Exemptions – Do I pay duty if I transfer property to my spouse?

As a general rule, transfer duty (formerly known as stamp duty), is payable on all property transfers in Queensland. However, …

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Settlement figures and adjustments

Buyers can often become confused when they receive settlement figures or a settlement statement in the lead up to settlement. …

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Can I change the Buyer on my Contract after it’s been signed?

What do I do if I am buying, and I want to change the person(s) or entities listed as buyer …

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When do I need Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) Approval?

I often have people come to me from near and far and from all different walks of life. They are …

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Purchasing Property as Joint Tenants or Tenants in Common – what is the difference?

I often get blank faces when I ask clients whether they are purchasing their property as joint tenants or tenants …

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Retail Shop Lease Landlords and Tenants – Changes coming from 25 November

A business’s lease is often crucial to the success of the business. For landlords, compliance with retail lease legislation is …

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Save $’000s in Transfer Duty – Claim the Home Concession or First Home Concession

What is transfer duty? Transfer duty, formerly known as stamp duty, is a state government tax payable on most transactions …

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Special Conditions and certainty – not so straight forward

I often see people assuming that conveyancing contracts are all standard and everything will work out fine. It is only …

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Foreign buyers look out – From 1 October 2016 you will pay a big increase to Transfer Duty

The Queensland Treasurer has announced that from 1 October 2016, foreign buyers will pay substantial additional transfer duty for purchases …

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HELP – I’m buying property, what do I need to look for in my Contract?

Buying or selling property is a big commitment, and getting a Contract from an agent can be daunting. However, worries …

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