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What is an Easement?

The legal definition of an easement is “the right to cross or otherwise use a portion of someone else’s land.” This means that certain people or services are able to access a part of your land at any given time. There are also certain restrictions put in place where you cannot build on or prevent [...]

By |2020-11-10T01:08:36+00:00November 10th, 2020|Conveyancing, FAQ, Residential Property|0 Comments

What is the Cooling Off Period?

How it works The cooling-off period is the last stage in which a buyer can withdraw from the sale without any major legal or financial consequences. However, cooling-off periods are only available for property sales by private treaty. Cooling-off periods also do not apply if you bought the property at an auction. When purchasing a [...]

By |2020-10-29T23:35:48+00:00October 29th, 2020|Conveyancing, FAQ, Residential Property|0 Comments

How to save for a house deposit – some handy hints

Need to save for a deposit on a house?  It may seem like an insurmountable task.  Almost impossible.  Well, it's not.  Challenging yes, but impossible? NO.  And you don't need a six-figure income to do it. I'm about to start building my first house.  I did it and do so can you! Here are my [...]

By |2020-10-22T03:38:48+00:00October 20th, 2020|Conveyancing, FAQ, Residential Property|0 Comments

10 handy hints for moving house

Congratulations on purchasing your new home! Now all your attention needs to be directed towards the MOVE. So much to do, where to start??   CMB Conveyancing have put together these 10 handy hints to ensure you have got all the important things covered in the lead-up to moving day. […]

By |2020-10-14T02:05:48+00:00October 14th, 2020|Conveyancing, FAQ, Residential Property|0 Comments

All about Stamp Duty

What is Stamp Duty? Stamp duty is imposed on most property transactions in Australia. It is essentially a form of a tax.  It is applied to many types of transactions such as property transfers, motor vehicle registrations and mortgages. The amount is based on the greater market value, so the more expensive the  purchase, the [...]

By |2020-10-08T02:11:01+00:00October 8th, 2020|Conveyancing, FAQ, Residential Property|0 Comments

Top 5 Tips to Selling your Home

How exciting that you are selling or thinking of selling your home. Time will fly, and before you know it you will be swapping house keys. Selling a house is a big deal -it’s important to get it rights.  Follow these 5 TIPS to selling your home and you’ll be on your way to a [...]

By |2020-10-20T16:59:25+00:00October 5th, 2020|Conveyancing, FAQ, Residential Property|0 Comments

Is it a chattel or a fixture?

Confusion often reigns supreme over chattels and fixtures.  Hopefully, this info will help you to understand what the difference is… Chattels are defined as  ‘movable, tangible articles of property’ - Osborn’s Law Dictionary, and ‘movable goods’ - CCH Macquarie Law Dictionary. A Fixture is defined as 'any chattel which has been affixed to land or [...]

By |2020-09-21T10:40:07+00:00September 21st, 2020|Conveyancing, FAQ, Residential Property|0 Comments
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