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Lina A.
Lina A.
Melbourne, VIC
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Homer Simpson is selling his farm of two titles (one old title and one Torrens Title) and the parties have agreed the vendor will provide two Transfer of Land Act titles. However, the new purchaser does not want to pay GST and keep stamp duty to a minimum. What advice could you offer to not pay GST and reduce stamp duty? What documents have to be prepared for the conversion to a transfer of title?

2 years ago
Lina A.
Lina A.
Melbourne, VIC
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I have a question. Why does the Victorian Government resume land and the Commonwealth acquire land? Is it because the constitution states that the states resume land and the Commonwealth acquires it; the Crown is properly represented by the Commonwealth in matters relating to land or the power to hold all land is vested in the States as a residual power after the creation of the Commonwealth? I'd appreciate any clarity on this matter.

2 years ago
Brent G.
Brent G.
Narangba, QLD
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Me = separated from ex for 2 years ( but not divorced )

We have our marital home in Brisbane ( Wakerley 4154 ) sitting empty for sale since Feb 1 . We had one offer for 710 K and all other offers under 700 K .

My ex refused the offer for 710 K insisting that it is worth 725 + K and more like 745 K .

No more offers coming in .

She is offering to drop the price if I give her 60/40 split or if I change from current real estate to purple bricks who offer less commission which I don’t agree to either .

In the mean while we are both paying $1200 each per month on a dead mortgage and other associated costs Eg rates .

How do I force a sale for market price just to get closure ?

2 years ago
Linda R.
Linda R.
Loongana, TAS
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A member of our sports club was cooking a BBQ as a volunteer. The BBQ began to catch fire as someone had removed the original fat catcher and replaced it with a smaller object. Fearing there would be injuries to children in close proximity 2 members decided to try and remove the source of the fire (the fat catcher). In doing so one member was seriously burnt. Now the club and insurance company are refusing to compensate saying they are not liable as they made the wrong decision. Is this correct?

2 years ago
C M.
C M.
Wooroolin, QLD
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I own a small rural property on the outskirts of a small rural community. The house is the former railway masters cottage for the now defunct railway line. The railway line has been recently transformed into a walking trail. A councilor from the local council contacted me yesterday & said that the council has approved plans for a former railway station to be moved immediately adjacent to my house literally meters away as a tourist attraction. Can I stop them?

2 years ago
Patrucia V.
Patrucia V.
Corlette, NSW
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Hi. My husband and I have agreed to separate after a ten year marriage. For the past five years I have been a business partner for our painting business. Admittedly he put in most of the hard yards and is definitely the boss !! Since I have been his business partner I have not earned a wage yet now he is basically saying I am entitled to nothing financial when I leave. I don't want to take him to cleaners but surely this can't be right ?

2 years ago
Lyn M.
Lyn M.
Boya, WA
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We have an offer on an investment house that we are selling. The buyers have commissioned a building inspection report, at which time the inspector told them that the HWS system was leaking (this is not mentioned in their written report). The special conditions on the O & A state that all plumbing must be in working order. The hot water system is in working order. Do we need to fix the leak or replace the HWS. If the leak cannot be fixed (Solar HWS is very old), do we need to replace it?

3 years ago
Madz R.
Madz R.
South Ripley, QLD
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Having recently sold my house with a pool I’ve now had the new owners come to
Me and say the pool has been leaking I agreed to go halves in having someone come and assess it. The results bring it has a crack somewhere on the outside but inside the pool area like from a tree or something. So now there trying to make me pay for pulling all the tiles up etc.
How does the law work for all this.
I thought that’s what they had inspectors for etc ?

3 years ago
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