Property Law Resource Hub

We are dedicated to keeping you updated on significant developments affecting your property rights or interests. Whether you're a property owner, aspiring homeowner, or simply someone interested in staying informed, our blogs, resources, and events are curated to provide insights into your rights, obligations, and legal compliance related to owning property in Australia.

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What if a Will has been Drafted, but not Signed Co...

We have previously discussed why it’s important to have a lawyer draft your Will, rather than doing it yourself. However, there are times when people…

January 22, 2024
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Can a Non-Refundable Deposit make an REIQ Contract...

While a REIQ Contract has standard terms and conditions, it does provide both sellers and buyers an opportunity to draft unusual terms in the special…

January 18, 2024
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Selling a Property – Can the Agent claim commiss...

It is universally understood that if a selling agent locates a buyer to purchase a property and the contract settles, then the seller pays the…

January 18, 2024
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Property Buying Guide in QUEENSLAND: Understand De...

Property Buying Guide in QUEENSLAND: Understand Deposits & When are the Deposits Payable

January 18, 2024
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Learn the Fundamental Element in Will Drafting-Tes...

Chloe Skubis, NB Property Law, as she delves into the fundamental element crucial for crafting airtight wills. Gain valuable insights and expertise in navigating testamentary…

January 18, 2024
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Essential Clauses for Commercial & Retail Lea...

Watch the video as Kayleigh Swift breaks down the essential clauses every landlord and tenant need in their lease agreements. Elevate your leasing game with…

January 18, 2024
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What Happens If You Do Not Have an Enduring Power ...

Nobody likes to think about what is going to happen to them after they decease. Who cares what happens to our money when we decease,…

January 15, 2024
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Can Your Bad Behaviour Lead to Removal from a Will...

Watch the video where our NB Property Law lawyer, Chloe Skubis, uncovers the impact of disentitling conduct and learn under what conditions your bad behaviour…

January 15, 2024
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We Deliver Expertise in Building Management Statem...

Join our NB Property Law Director Kayleigh Swift and lawyer Chloe Skubis in a must-watch video as they unravel the mysteries behind Building Management Statements…

January 15, 2024
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Do you know what ‘Mortgagee Consent’ m...

Watch our video featuring NB Property Law Director, Kayleigh Swift, as she guides you through the intricacies of retail and commercial leasing in Queensland.  …

January 4, 2024
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What Does Christmas mean for your legal file?

Christmas is almost here. The one time of the year when professional services close their offices for a week. Great for employees. However, our personal…

December 20, 2023
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The Risk of a Demolition Clause in your Business L...

The Brisbane floods of 2022 still haunt business owners. Last year brought out a massive story of the tenants of the 45-year-old Toombul Shopping Centre…

December 15, 2023
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What Happens if You Don’t Have a Will Prepar...

Hear Some Insights from Chloe Skubis, NB Property Lawyer.

November 16, 2023
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Purchasing Commercial Property: Expert Tips and St...

Kayleigh Swift, our Associate for NB Property Law, shares expert strategies for purchasing commercial property.

September 10, 2023
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Can You Terminate your Property Contract? The Seri...

So, you entered a contract to purchase/sell a property and now you want to terminate. The main question is, are you able to terminate the…

August 9, 2023
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Death of a Party to a Contract – What to...

A problem arises when a buyer or seller dies before the contract can be completed, as the deceased party can no longer perform their obligations…

June 9, 2023
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Can your Will be Challenged after you die?...

A common question that is asked is whether estranged family members or step-children may be able to challenge their entitlements under a will. Although challenging…

May 29, 2023
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Can you Purchase a Property Without Cash? ...

Cryptocurrency (such as Bitcoin) has been on the rise in the last decade. More and more people are becoming interested in moving their money from…

April 27, 2023
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Undue Influence in a Will

Situations may arise where you may suspect your loved one has been taken advantage of. Family members may become suspicious when their dearly departed leave…

April 26, 2023
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Do you have a Blended Family? The Advantag...

A common concern when a parent enters into a new relationship is how to ensure their children from a previous marriage will be adequately taken…

April 13, 2023
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Notice to Remedy a Breach – Why it may n...

It can be daunting to receive a notice stating you have breached your lease and are facing harsh penalties. However, once you get past the…

April 5, 2023
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What are Lease Outgoings and who Pays them...

A business leasing premises should be aware of the payments they need to make to the lessor. Not only does a lessee need to pay…

March 26, 2023
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Body Corporate Law Reform – How does it ...

On 1 December 2022, amendments were made to some key body corporate legislation. These amendments aim to modernise the Building Units and Group Titles Act…

March 8, 2023
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STATUTORY WILLS – CAN YOU MAKE A WILL WITHOUT TE...

One of the fundamental requirements of making a Will is that the will-maker must have the requisite capacity to make decisions about their assets as…

February 28, 2023
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Lease Make Good Clauses – What Does do t...

It is not enough to simply vacate the lease premises if a clause imposes an obligation to make good the premises. It is important for…

February 22, 2023
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Change Of Mind – Can you Withdraw your Offer to ...

The fear of missing out is real and there is a large possibility for buyers and sellers to get swept under the high of signing…

February 14, 2023
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Granny Flat Agreements – is it a Viable ...

It is common for elderly parents to move into their child’s home in order for their child to take care of them. Some may even…

February 3, 2023
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Appointing an Attorney – What if you do ...

Appointing someone to act on your behalf once you have lost mental capacity is an important decision. Not only do you need to find someone…

January 30, 2023
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Building Management Statement – What are...

Changes to the Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ) contracts have come into effect for residential unit purchases. A buyer’s method of terminating a contract…

January 18, 2023
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Transferring Property to a Family Member – Consi...

You may be looking to transfer property to a family member. Whatever the reason, if you are looking to transfer your interest in any property…

December 15, 2022
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