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Each Do It Yourself (DIY) Conveyancing Kit comes with the Manual, Forms, Example Forms and example Letters with and information, Search Forms or directions where searches can be obtained, for example, Title, Survey Plan, Land Tax Certificate, Main Roads, Contaminated Land and Heritage.
 
Contracts are not included in the Kits as these are most times supplied by the Real Estate Agent, however these are available upon request for an additional charge.

# NEWS HIGHLITES #
  • Effective 1 July 2018                                                                                                                      
    1. First Home Owners Grant reduces to $15,000.00 for purchases of less than $750,000.00 as the additional $5,000.00 grant expired on the 30 June 2018.
2. Purchasers of new residential premises or potential residential land now have to pay the GST directly to the ATO as part of the settlement.
The amount of GST hasn't changed, just who is required to pay the GST to the ATO. You now pay the GST directly to the ATO instead of paying it to the developer as part of the purchase price.
You won't have to register for GST to make this payment.
When you make a payment ensure you include your payment reference number. Payments will be accepted at Australia Post offices later this year.
Property developers will need to give written notification to you when you need to withhold an amount for GST.

3.
Land Title Registry fees increased
  • Effective 1 July 2017 Foreign Resident Capital Gains Withholding for the Sale of Property now applies to Australian Residents.
    Effective 1 July 2017 all sales of property at $750,000, the Buyer must obtain from each Vendor/Seller a Clearance Certificate or Variation Notice issued by the ATO. However if one is not given to the Buyer or if the Seller is a foreign resident (as indicated in the contract) the Buyer must at settlement retain 12.5% (increased from the 10% previously required) of the purchase price and forward this to the ATO. Due to the lower threshold as of the 1 July 2017 many more property transactions will be caught up in the process of of either requiring the ATO clearance certificate or variation notice to be provided or the buyer to retain 12.5% of the purchase price and forwarded this to the ATO. To avoid causing delays to settlement, it is recommended that Sellers obtain a Clearance Certificate or Variation Notice from the ATO prior to listing a property for sale or as soon as possible where the sale price or at auction sale price will be $750,000 or more. Clearance Certificates are to be valid for 12 months from when issued by the ATO and these can be requested/submitted online.as is recommended by the ATO as this will result in quicker processing by them.
  • Effective 1 July 2016 the requirement for the sale of properties $2 million and oversold new laws, which come into effect will require all Sellers of properties with a market value of more than $2 million to prove they are Australian.Without proof of citizenship, known as a Clearance Certificate, the legislation will see Purchasers act as tax collectors, sending 10% per cent of the purchase price to the ATO.
  • Effective approximately mid 2017 The current settlement notice mechanism under the Act will be replaced by a priority notice mechanism. While the fundamental purpose of the new priority notice will be the same as the current settlement notice, there are a number of minor changes, including application to a wider range of instruments and the ability to extend the notice for 30 days. A priority notice will identify each instrument to which the notice relates and with a few exceptions, the deposit of a priority notice will prevent registration of other instruments affecting the lot or an interest in the lot until the notice lapses after 60 days or is withdrawn, removed or cancelled. 
  • The Queensland First Home Owner Grant Act 2000 is amended to:increase the amount of the First Home Owners’ Grant from $15,000 to $20,000 for eligible transactions entered into between 1 July 2016 and 30 June 2017, both dates inclusive.
  • Effective 1 July 2016 Purchasing property at $2 million and over from an overseas non resident or Australian non resident i.e. overseas seller, the Buyer is required to deduct 10% withholding amount for ATO.
  • Effective 30 Nov 2015 - County and Parish to be removed from registry forms (New forms now available).

Did you know?

 
The new E-Conveyancing system being used by Solicitors/Lawyers does not remove your right to do your own conveyancing as legislation retains your rights for manual settlement & lodgement, so you do not have to use a Solicitor/Lawyer or the E-Conveyancing System. It is suggested that you need to advise the other party as soon as possible that you do not agree to an electronic settlement as I/we are self acting and do not have either the capacity or access to carry out an electronic settlement.
 
In Queensland there is no such thing as a Licensed Conveyancier, and advertisements and listings for a Conveyancing firm or company etc, is actually a solicitor/s with a business name to target for a slice of the Conveyancing market.
 
Summary: Regardless of if you are buying your First home, or buying or selling, Land, House & Land, Unit or Town House or an investment property, or upgrading or downgrading from your existing home, the conveyancing process when Buying or Selling is made easier with the Conveyancing Kits we have available, as these guide you through the process and provide the essential information in a simple straight forward and understandable format with examples to assist to make the process smooth and stress free. We are often given feedback that our phone support we provide for our kits is also excellent and better than expected. Doing it yourself via our kits can be a wonderful and satisfying experience with your achieving the results required and to top it off you save money not having to engage a professional solicitor or lawyer.
Note: Our kits are only for Queensland and do not cover transferring of Leasehold Property or Rezoning of Property.

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