May 4, 2022

What is Consolidation?

Consolidation is when the land contained in two or more adjacent titles is consolidated into a single lot and a new child title is issued to […]
April 3, 2022

What is a Caveat?

A caveat is an ex-parte (single party) dealing registered on a title or group of titles that shows the valid interest of that party (the caveator) […]
March 1, 2022

More than 2,000 electronic settlements and counting

Glenferrie Conveyancing Pty Ltd was the first firm in Australia to be registered as a practitioner subscriber of the PEXA electronic settlement platform, and we conducted […]
February 7, 2022

Why do I have to sign a Client Authorisation?

If you are buying, selling or transferring the ownership of property, you will be a party shown on an electronic document called a Transfer, either as […]
December 1, 2021

All about Principal Place of Residence

If you are buying a property, you should be asked “Is the property going to be your principal place of residence”. For investors, including trust and […]
November 1, 2021

How do you buy a property subject to finance?

If you’re not buying at auction, it is possible to purchase a property subject to getting a loan approval within a specified time. This is done […]
September 30, 2021

What are the steps to buy a property?

Step 1: The vendor signs their Vendor Statement (Section 32), a signed statement of matters affecting the land as specified in section 32 of the Sale […]
September 1, 2021

Can trusts own land?

No. Instead, the trustee or the trustees of the trust own the land on behalf of the trust and its beneficiaries.  This is why only the […]
August 1, 2021

What is an easement?

An easement is the right of a party to use land that does not belong to them.  There are two parties to an easement: The Dominant […]
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