Top Reasons to Hire a Solicitor When Buying a Home

2 July 2019
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Buying a home is a life-defining moment — as it is a dream come true for most people. Once you find a suitable house, you require the legal assistance of a solicitor to ensure that the purchase does not lead to any future liabilities.  The extract below discusses the benefits of hiring a solicitor when buying a home.  Financing If you do not have adequate money to purchase the house, your solicitor will guide you on the most suitable bank loan. Read More 

Looking to purchase a foreclosed home? What to consider before jumping on the deal

26 March 2019
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Buying a foreclosure property can be a bittersweet experience. You may have stumbled upon a sweet deal, but there's the reality that someone had to be evicted for lack of payment from the same property. Foreclosure homes may give you the opportunity to purchase at a competitive rate, but they do come with additional legwork. For example, the title to the property may be in question, or the home may need work before you actually move in. Read More 

How Do You Go about Challenging a Will?

15 November 2016
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If you've been surprised and disappointed by how a loved one's assets have been taken care of following their death, then you may have legal recourse. The Australian legal system in this case is quite liberal when it comes to how people can allocate beneficiaries, together with any amount they may receive. What are the situations when a potential beneficiary can challenge a will? Is It Valid? Firstly, it may be possible to dispute that a will is actually valid. Read More 

Going Once, Going Twice: Not So Cheaply Sold

17 June 2016
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Property auctions often seem like an affordable route to home ownership. This is because an auction will give you greater control over the price that you end up paying for a new home. However, the final bidding price for an auctioned lot often doesn't reflect the final cost of buying a home from the auctioneers. Various risks associated with the acquisition of auctioned property can affect the perceived affordability of your property investment. Read More 

Why Every Property Buyer Should Hire a Conveyancer During the Purchase Process

22 May 2015
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When you're buying a piece of property, you know to have it properly appraised and inspected so you understand the real condition and value of that property. Once you've decided that it's the right choice for you, it's good to then hire a conveyancer. This is a person who protects your rights and interests during the buying process in a number of ways. Note why a buyer should consider hiring a conveyancer when buying property and how their services can benefit you. Read More