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CONVEYANCER OR SOLICITOR? THE CHOICE IS YOURS.

While recently giving out my conveyancing business cards at a local open inspection, the attending agent called me a “solicitor”. I corrected him by saying “conveyancer”. His reply was “What’s the diff?” It was surprising to...

NOT HAPPY WITH HIGH COUNCIL RATES?

The Local Government Act 1999 explicitly provides for the rights of ratepayers. If you believe your rates are unfair, challenge your council! Ratepayers can request access to their rates assessment from the local council to see why their rates are set at the current...

BUYING A HOUSE IS VOLUNTARY RANSOM

The Lands Titles Office has released property statistical figures which indicate a sharp downturn in registration of property transfers and mortgages in just one month. The number of property transfers in SA dropped from 4,928 in June 18 to 3,422 in July 18. What can...

WHAT IS A FORM 1? WHY IS IT IMPORTANT?

If you are in the market for buying a property, the vendor must disclose to you all known encumbrances on the property or any other issue which may affect your decision to purchase. Also known as the vendor’s disclosure, this is done through the comprehensive...

MIND THOSE DANGEROUS POT HOLES….

My hairdresser asked me today “What does a conveyancer actually do?” Trying to hide my surprise, the obscurity of my profession dawned on me. “Well,” I said, “Conveyancers transfer property (houses and land) from one owner to...

Opening in March 2018

Independent Civil Conveyancing in Mount Barker will be open for business on 1 March 2018! We are proud and privileged to be able to bring our service to the Adelaide Hills. We are located at 1/26 Hack Street, Mount Barker (behind Cafe 50 SIX-ONE). So drop in and say...
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