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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 in common. However, you cannot avoid this question if you are looking to buy property with another person; whether they are your spouse, family members, friend or business partner. Understanding the difference between joint 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 important for the validity of the lease and therefore the value of the building. Queensland State Parliament has passed legislation amending the Retail Shop Leases Act 1994 (Qld) (the “Act”). These changes will take effect

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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 related to property. It is calculated based on the purchase price of the property or the value of the property; whichever is higher. For residential property, transfer duty is payable in the following circumstances: Purchasing