Property law

Guidance on using the Electronic Contract for Sale in multi-unit developments

19 Jun 2020

Guidance on using the Electronic Contract for Sale in multi-unit developments

Clarification from the Property Law Committee on how to use the Law Society’s Electronic Contract for Sale when producing contracts for multi-unit developments and ‘off the plan’ sales.

Use of the Settlements Office

29 May 2020

Use of the Settlements Office

There has been no relaxation of the rules for attendance at Settlements.

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.

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