Monthly Archives: December 2009

The Pricing Dilemma – An Agent’s View

Posted on December 7, 2009 by | 5 Comments
OPINIONby Chris WarrenLicenced Real Estate Agent Chris@RemaxColonial.com.au   Chris Warren is a Licensed Real Estate agent with over 20 years’ experience, providing real estate services to consumers on Brisbane’s inner southside. He was recently quoted in a submission to the Estate Agents Council of Victoria concerning real estate agent appraisals and the pricing of real estate, and wrote this article in response to a request for his opinion on the problems associated with the valuing...

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At Loggerheads Over Seasonal Lodging

Posted on December 1, 2009 by | 2 Comments
OPINIONby Tim O’Dwyer M.A., LL.BSolicitorConsumer Advocate watchdog@argonautlegal.com.au   Contractual time limits which run out between Christmas and New Year should, as this Blog has previously shown, ring alarm bells for purchasers and their legal advisers.  Nevertheless, neither developer Bannercorp* Pty Ltd nor its solicitors heard so much as a tingle when a critical condition in Bannercorp’s time-of-the-essence purchase contract (dated 3rd August, 2007) was mutually extended from 90  to 150 days from the contract date.  This...

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