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Off-the-plan sales are common in new residential Torrens and strata subdivisions, where a purchaser buys a property prior to registration of the subdivision and construction of the new dwelling.

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Building is not a perfect science and it is common for a homeowner to identify minor defects or variances from plans following completion of construction.

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Amendments to the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 and the associated regulations commence 21 October 2019.

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Readers may recall a similarly titled article written by Alex Kelly in June 2016 (you can find that article here).

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This article is based on an original article by Alex Kelly of 26 June 2016 and was updated by Madeline Bow on 2 August 2019

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In a previous article we discussed the meaning of characterisation and its significance to the planning process. In summary, characterisation is the process of defining a land use (‘or development’).

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NSW Land Registry Services – Fee increases from 1 July 2019

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The commencement of the Low Rise Medium Density Housing Code in local council areas has been pushed back from July to 31 October 2019.

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Councils, developers and the community should welcome changes that have now been assented to in the Local Government Amendment Bill 2019 (NSW).

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As the number of renters continues to rise in New South Wales, the NSW Government is pushing through changes to the residential tenancy laws aimed to strengthen the rights of...

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