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A Word From Warwick – Spring 2016

“For our vendors this is actually a very positive climate to be selling as the competition for property is being concentrated on only a few properties as opposed to being spread across many.” Current Market Climate The warmer weather has arrived and there is certainly a “spring” in our vendors’ steps as we review some of the outstanding sales results across the property market. The results we are seeing, along with ... Continue reading »

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ATO : Capital Gains Tax payable by foreign investors

On July 1 this year the Federal Government activated a new measure to capture capital gains tax on the sale of property by foreign owners. This was in response to a realisation that almost all foreign owners selling property at a profit have quickly been moving their money off-shore – thus avoiding payment of capital gains tax. The new regime affects all ... Continue reading »

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Asbestos awareness month – November 2016

Australia’s National Asbestos Awareness Month this November aims to stop Australian’s from playing ‘Renovation Roulette’. The initiative has been put together by the Asbestos Education Committee, in partnership with the Asbestos Diseases Research Institute and the Heads of Asbestos Coordination Authorities. The campaign aims to educate homeowners, renovators, handymen and tradespeople about the dangers of asbestos and how to manage it safely. Asbestos in Australia  ... Continue reading »

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Landlord obligations regarding smoke detectors

The most common misconception by owners is their continued line of thinking that maintaining  a smoke alarm is just about changing a battery and pushing a button to check it is operational. You need to ensure that the smoke alarm will work in a fire so you need to check the following: Ensure the correct quantity and quality of smoke alarms are ... Continue reading »

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