Some may think that property conveyancing is a standard procedure in which there are rarely any dramas. Our experience tells us to expect the most unusual issue to arise out of the blue. The “encroachment” of a structure onto a neighbouring property is one of the biggest dramas that a buyer or seller can experience.
I recently advised an international client in relation to the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975 (Cth) (‘the Act’). The Act contains a complex list of scenarios which require approval from the Foreign Investment Review Board. These provisions are often inadvertently overlooked by international investors when considering investing in an Australian company or purchasing Australian
No-one’s got any money. Sellers want too much. Why is my bank taking 21 days to give me an approval? Help me – I have signed an unconditional contract, but to get a cheaper price I didn’t make it subject to the sale of my other property which has now fallen over! Hey, they’ve removed