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Co-ownership property disputes

A co-owner is a person who owns land with one or more other owners. Co-owners may hold land as joint tenants or tenants in common. The way land is held is important in property law as it impacts on the way it can be dealt with generally, and what happens after the...

Why you should have your domestic building contract reviewed

Whether you are renovating an existing home or building from scratch, most domestic building contracts involve considerable sums of money. In fact, entering a building contract may be one of the most significant financial transactions you undertake. Despite the...

Accessing digital assets – estate planning essentials

The untimely death (or purported death) of Gerald Cotton, former Chief Executive Officer of Canadian cryptocurrency exchange company, Quadriga CX, emphasises the importance of planning your electronic after-life. Mr Cotton’s ‘death’ in India at the age of...

Buying a rural property

The process of buying a rural property or farm is a little different to buying a residential house in town. A prudent purchaser should conduct the usual pre-contract inspections on the home and buildings on the rural land. This should include a timber pest inspection...

Easements

Many people have heard of an easement, but what is it? In general terms, it is a right to use property belonging to someone else. Ordinarily, we think of property rights as sacred – why should anyone else be able to use my property? However, an easement is an...

Traps to Avoid when buying a Property

Buying a home is the biggest investment or financial outlay that most of us will make in a lifetime. It is critical to your financial future that you make well-informed decisions when you purchase a property, whether it be for your own home or an investment. The...