Conveyancers are seeing business opportunities in the provision of conveyancing services to legal practitioners. Before entering into any such arrangement, however, there are range of factors that conveyancers should consider, such as the potential legal implications for their business, whether the arrangements will permit regulatory and legislative requirements to be met, and what, if any,

AICNSW Life Membership

We are pleased to confirm that the Council of the Australian Institute of Conveyancers NSW Division Limited has conferred on Mr Ian Marler the status of Life Membership. The award of Life Membership is recognition of the significant contribution that Ian has made to the formation, education, and development of the conveyancing profession in NSW.

PEXA Subscription and Digital Certificate

PEXA have advised us on the 17th May 2018 that a PEXA subscription does not expire – just the digital certificate.  PEXA have advised this important information about your digital certificate when signing into PEXA. The digital certificate will last 3 years from the date of issue. PEXA will notify you 6 weeks prior and every

Strata Law Reforms

New strata legislation came into effect on 30 November 2016, bringing about changes that affect all people living in or owning Strata Title property. This article examines the impact of the new legislation on strata by-laws, which all strata scheme residents (tenants and owners) must adhere to in accordance with the Strata Schemes Management Act
For many conveyancers, especially those with newer businesses, growth is a constant challenge. AIC NSW asked two business award-winning conveyancers how applying for business awards has helped them fuel their business growth. Local exposure and networking Alicia Windeisen from Conveyancing Smart and Michelle Kent from Kent Conveyancing have not only won small business awards, they
For better or for worse, house prices are at an all-time high. This article isn’t about how we change that. It’s about the hidden costs and inefficiencies of our housing markets, and how an emerging technology, Blockchain, is poised to transform the way we buy and sell real estate, and potentially much more. Blockchain? Isn’t
As at 31 July 2017 the Office of State Revenue and State Debt Recovery are now called Revenue NSW. The new name and visual identity will help achieve greater awareness and understanding of the role the combined organisation has in delivering effective revenue management that supports and enables government priorities. Through our services, we deliver

Our Dream House Was a Meth Lab*

Methamphetamine, also known as ice or meth, has become a nationwide problem in Australia, causing devastating social impacts that mirror those in New Zealand and many other countries. Increasing demand for the drug has driven an increase in the number of laboratories producing it. For many illegal drug manufacturers, residential dwellings—particularly those that are not
I recall during my time as a conveyancer looking at the list of statutory enquiries and wondering under which circumstances I should order one from the Aboriginal Heritage Information Management System (AHIMS). Earlier in my career I was not aware of the effect, if any, that Aboriginal Heritage has on freehold property. The reality is
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