How Do Bank Loans Work for Off-The-Plan Property?

Obtaining a home loan for an off-the-plan property operates a bit differently to the purchase of a traditional property. Although you are buying a property that has not been constructed…

Is buying off the plan a good idea? Three things to consider

Buying off the plan can have plenty of pluses but is it the right option for you? We weigh up the pros and cons and whether buying off the plan…

When do I pay stamp duty for an off the plan property?

If you are buying a property before any building works have finished, this means you are buying an “off the plan” property. If you are buying off the plan, you…

Complex tax rules on sales

The Goods and Services Tax or GST as it is more commonly known may in some circumstances be levied on the sale and purchase of property. The rules that govern…

Micro’s massive impact

An emerging worldwide trend of which Melbourne appears to be at the forefront is that of the ‘micro apartment’ or as it known in the Unites States, ‘aPodments’, and ‘micro…

Dealing with neighbourly noise

Loud music, late night parties, deafening machinery and noisy air-conditioning units or pool equipment are all examples of what may be noise pollution. Noise pollution is one of the single…