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12th September, 2014

Claim free conveyancing – updated guide

On average property and conveyancing claims account for 25 per cent of claims over the last three years. Unfortunately the claims show the underlying issues and challenges have changed little. To assist in tackling this LPLC has updated its practice risk guide, Claim free conveyancing which provides information on recent claims and LPLC recommendations for avoiding […]


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Property/Mortgages 11th September, 2014

Sections 55 and 55A of the Estate Agents Act 1980 (Vic)

This bulletin replaces LPLC bulletin dated March 2013 Key points If an agent (or employee or relative) wants to purchase a property or business the agent has been engaged to sell, they must sign a form prepared by Consumer Affairs Victoria (CAV). LPLC recommends practitioners refer their vendor client to a valuer for independent valuation […]

Property/Mortgages 9th September, 2014

Property websites checklist

List of websites and comments   Property reports http://services.land.vic.gov.au/landchannel/jsp/reports/ReportsIntro.jsp Comment – planning report and bushfire prone report. Note s. 32C(b) of the Sale of Land Act 1962 (SOLA) which requires a vendor to state when land is in a bushfire prone area. Plan of land http://services.land.vic.gov.au/maps/lassi.jsp Comment – this plan is useful to identify a […]


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