AML
You will notice that your bank, accountant, lawyer and real estate agent all talk to you about AML these days. Changes to the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009 (AML Act) came into force in 2018. The law is…
RP
How to split property in relationships involving three people (throuples, or polyamorous relationships) have recently been looked at by the High Court. The court found that the current law cannot help split property in these situations, but that doesn’t mean throuples are…
Bottles
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…
Private
If you get access by a private road, you and the other users will be responsible for making arrangements and meeting the costs of the road instead of the council. This includes general road maintenance and repairs, any services through it, and…
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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Did you know that if your partner dies, you don’t have to just take what is left to you in the will? You have a choice under property relationship law to: a) Have your relationship property split equally between you (Option A)…