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How can you tell what will be included in your purchase When purchasing property the general rule is that the ownership of chattels will not transfer with the land unless specifically noted in the agreement for sale and purchase. The ownership of…
finance
Home buyers know that getting finance (or mortgage) approval is important before looking for your dream home. But what is finance approval and can you rely on it? Lenders will look at your financial information such as what you earn and your…
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Often a vendor, or the agent, will provide you with a report they have obtained. Usually a council Land Information Memorandum (LIM) and/or a building report. “Great” you may say, “now I don’t have to pay for my own reports.” But beware.…
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When you are looking to buy a house there are two separate “deposits” that get discussed. There is the deposit that you pay to the real estate agent (the purchase deposit) and there is the amount you need so the bank will…
signing documents remotely
Lawyers are developing new ways to enable our clients to sign documents remotely in a way that we can verify it’s you, and be your remote witness. At Hayman Lawyers we can verify your identity remotely using the service Cloudcheck which is…
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Technically house sales and purchases can continue because lawyers are working from home, but on a practical level, there are some real issues during lockdown. People cannot move and lawyers cannot meet our clients to witness the signing of documents. New advice…