If you’re planning on buying property in Australia it’s important to have some understanding of what your rights and obligations are, rather than just leaving all the paperwork to your professional advisors. Familiarising yourself with some of the more common Australian real estate terminology will not only save you time and confusion, it will help…

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property market election implications

Local and internationally based owners of property in Australia were on tenterhooks about property market election implications in the weeks prior to 18 May 2019. A Labour Party win would bring significant disadvantages for property owners, particularly investors. A Liberal/National Coalition win would see the status quo prevail. The outcome – a resounding Coalition win…

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foreign property ownership

Many Australians believe that foreigners are outbidding Australian residents at suburban sales of established properties.  They believe that foreigners are partially to blame for escalating property prices over recent years, particularly in the major cities, and this has made it difficult for Australian buyers. The truth about foreign ownership The reality is that this is…

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