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Attention Landlords – don’t be left high and dry by an insolvent tenant

As a Landlord, how do you collect security from a tenant under a lease? ...

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I have far too much storage space….said no-one ever!

If your client uses vacant land as storage for their business, and is hoping to rely on the Small Business CGT Concessions on the sale of that land, they may not be able to – courtesy of FCT v Eichmann [2019] FCA 2155 ...

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Property: Real Estate and Contracts Post COVID-19

2020 has been a turbulent ride for individuals and businesses alike, presenting many challenges and opportunities for the property industry....

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Wanting to buy a property but not ready to sign a contract right now – what you can do

An Option Agreement enables you to lock down a property (and a price) without entering into a contract to buy....

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Commercial Tenancy Code now applies in Queensland

The mandatory commercial tenancies code which will apply to commercial and retail tenancies Australia-wide has now been legislated in Queensland....

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Mandatory Commercial & Retail Tenancies Code: Covid-19 rent relief principles

The principles are not as straight forward as expected and will likely still require some negotiation in proving eligibility. Click here to read a summary of key queries with general information detailing Redchip’s vi...

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Government Imposed Business Closures – Landlord Position

Legal issues arising from the pandemic have seen an increasing number of queries arise in relation to landlord and tenant relationships and the impact Covid-19 will have on them. Click here to read a summary of key queri...

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Government Imposed Business Closures – Tenant Position

In the current global climate an increasing number of queries are arising as a result of landlord and tenant relationships and the impact Covid-19 will have. We have summarised key queries with general information detail...

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Critical changes for discretionary trusts holding residential land in NSW

Any discretionary trust that holds, or intends to hold, residential property in NSW should be reviewed before 31 December 2019....

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Enforcing your rights under a residential building contract

What amounts to “reasonable diligence” is often the subject of dispute when the relationship between the owner and builder deteriorates, commonly as a result of time and cost blow-outs....

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