Category - Business & Property
When signing your contract for purchase of land, home buyers should take care to ensure that the finance figure in the contract is no less that what they will apply to borrow.
If the figure in the contract is too low, the consequences can be extremely serious. You could find yourself in breach of contract, even though you...
Think carefully before you decide not to serve a disclosure statement on renewal of a commercial lease
If you’re in the process of setting up and registering a not-for-profit or charity, there are a few things you should keep in mind to make sure you are appropriately protected, registerable and meeting your regulatory obligations. These include:
1. Understanding your regulatory obligations through the Australian Charities...
Trade marks are all around us – the slanted tick on your sneakers; the apple on the back of your phone (sorry Android users); even the “Dun Dun” from Law & Order. Whilst these are all examples from multi-million-dollar companies, trade marks are not just for the big players. If you own a business, whether...
It is surprising how frequently we see people after they sign contracts, when something goes wrong and they signed without understanding what they were agreeing to.
There are two reasons to have a contract reviewed by a lawyer before you sign
1. To make sure that the contract says what you think it says, and does not say...
An increasingly common way to get into the property market these days is buying a property with another person. Whilst there are a whole host of reasons as to why you might find yourself buying a property with another, the most common matchups are:
• With a friend or sibling for investment purposes; and
• A mum or dad co-owning...
There are several new time frame and administrative requirements that have been imposed under the amendments made to the Retail and Commercial Leases Act 1995 (click here for an overview of what these amendments are). It is imperative that Landlords in particular need to be aware of these requirements, so as to avoid unnecessary...
The Retail and Commercial Leases(Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 2019 came into operation on 1 July 2020, giving effect to several significant amendments to the Retail and Commercial Leases Act 1995 (‘the Act’), that all Landlords and tenants should be aware of.
The key amendments are:
A lease can now move in and...
Have you received a letter from Revenue SA about land tax changes? If you have don't ignore it.