Tag Archive: property

Information Evening for Property Investors

  • April 26, 2013

We are pleased to announce that Zande Law in conjunction with Raine and Horne Real Estate North Lakes, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Team Accounting Solutions held a free information evening at The Fort Specialty Coffee which was advertised to our clients and also the local area.It was great working along side the local businesses…

Instalment Contracts – Traps & Pitfalls

  • June 29, 2012

An “Instalment Contract” is an Agreement for the purchase of any property where the Buyer pays over the purchase price by gradual increments without obtaining a transfer of title from the seller’s name into the buyer’s name until the last payment is made. These types of agreements are covered by special laws which can dramatically…

Buying from the Owner Builder

  • May 10, 2012

Typically in Queensland most construction of residential dwellings is done by a licenced commercial builder who holds registration with the Queensland Building Services Authority and whose registration credentials can be checked publicly.  However, the actual building work can also be legally done by a person who does not hold this registration, so long as that…

Wills and the rules of construction – Gifts of Property

  • April 2, 2012

As is often the case with poorly drafted wills, the Court is left to make an order as to the intention of the testator in circumstances where the testator is no longer able to give evidence. As a result, the Court has over the years developed various rules that are used in the construction of…

Claiming land for free

  • March 29, 2012

Festooned about any public thoroughfare or meeting place at this time of year is a colourful array of sign-on advertisements for Soccer, Rugby Union, League and AFL sporting clubs. Each code claims their sport to be “football” but which one actually owns the name? Turns out all of them do.  Union evolved when a student…