Entering a Retail or Commercial Lease

If you are starting a new business, or simply wish to move premises, you might be wondering how you can get the best deal on your new business space.

Being mindful of rental prices, size, area, convenience to your customers or clients, and exposure, there are a myriad of considerations prior to entering into negotiations.

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Information for Owners of Completed Westminster Homes

The impact and uncertainty of Westminster Homes going into liquidation is felt by more than those who currently have a home under construction. What can be done by those home-owners who have a completed Westminster Home but have building defects such as leaking roofs or cracks in walls?

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Stamp duty FAQ’s – are you a first time home buyer?

In the rush to get an exemption from stamp duty payments the first time home buyers market is booming. Homes with a value of under $600,000 are selling like crazy and we expect this to continue well into the future.  So in the rush of first time home buyers we have put together a guide on what your entitlements are, and avoid paying thousands in excess stamp duty fees!

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Do I need a Will? Yes, Yes, Yes

It is case of really anyone with an estate, a partner, child or even just the desire to see their property go a certain way (including to a charity) should have a Will. Note also that your circumstances today may not be the same as tomorrow. You may suddenly and unexpectedly come into money. It would be far better if you had a Will in place. By having a Will you will ensure that your property is dealt with how YOU see fit. The cost of this security is not all that great. Call us for a no obligation free quote.

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Disputing a will? There are time limits…

If you’ve been left out of a will or have been treated unfairly, there are time limits in NSW for making a claim so don’t delay in getting proper legal advice. In NSW, family provision claims must be filed with the Court not later than 12 months from the date of death. Permission of the Court is required if your claim is filed outside the time limit. The Court must then decide whether or not permission should be given. In most cases this can be avoided. Contact us and we’ll assess your claim free of charge and put you on the right track.

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