Property law

ACT Contract for Sale

1 May 2020

ACT Contract for Sale

Information and updates on the ACT Law Society’s Contract for Sale of Land.

ACT Contract for Sale now online

1 May 2020

ACT Contract for Sale now online

The ACT Law Society’s Contract for Sale is now available to purchase online, on its own micro-site.

Amendments to the Home Buyer Concession Scheme

27 Feb 2020

Amendments to the Home Buyer Concession Scheme

Amendments to the Home Buyer Concession Scheme (HBCS) have seen all properties in the ACT become eligible for the HBCS for real property purchase transactions occurring after 1 July 2019.

Delays in GST at settlement processing

31 Jan 2020

Delays in GST at settlement processing

The ATO advise that some conveyancers, solicitors, and settlement agents are causing delays in processing GST property credits due to two avoidable errors.

Location of ACT Settlements Office

17 Jan 2020

Location of ACT Settlements Office

Settlements is located at Level 1, 11 London Circuit, Canberra City.

ACT Land Tax update

4 Oct 2019

ACT Land Tax update

The role of solicitors in relation to the ACT Land Tax on residential properties.

Disclosure obligations under the Retirement Villages Act

22 Aug 2019

Disclosure obligations under the Retirement Villages Act

Changes to disclosure obligations under the Retirement Villages Legislation Amendment Act.

Unit Titles

23 Nov 2017

Unit Titles

Guidance on special conditions placed on dual-occupancy unit sale contracts.

Law Society calls for urgent action on electricity meters

15 Jun 2017

Law Society calls for urgent action on electricity meters

The Law Society expressed dismay that new units are continuing to be sold in the ACT without electricity meters.

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