Queensland solicitors have been warned to take special care to avoid financial risks posed by flood induced delays to critical action dates in property (more…)
The December update of the REIQ residential land contract includes a half-hearted attempt to avert opportunistic terminations and forfeited deposits (more…)
As predicted, a disputed flood damage contract termination where a buyer alleges the property is uninhabitable, is already before the Supreme Court.
None other than Maris Dunworth, the Tennyson Reach buyer (more…)
Debate about whether Wivenhoe Dam operators owe civil liability to Brisbane flood survivors needs to address liability protections that government organisations, like the operators of Wivenhoe dam, enjoy as a result of recent legislation. (more…)
Landlords must look to their leases to determine their rights when faced with tenants’ demands to repair flood damaged premises or where termination is threatened because of it. (more…)
The legal position in respect of homes under contract that can’t be repaired by the agreed settlement date is clear: a buyer may terminate if the property is “substantially unfit for occupation”. (more…)
Insurance is only good if you never have to claim. Right?
Regrettably this statement will soon prove true for many Queenslanders – because (more…)
As floodwaters swirl through many of the state’s regional centres and towns and threaten Brisbane, our thoughts and best wishes go out to all real estate offices, (more…)