Monthly Archives: May 2010

Can flood-prone Queensland homes be sold without sellers or agents volunteering the soggy truth? Yes!

Posted on May 24, 2010 by | 6 Comments
OPINIONby Tim O’Dwyer M.A., LL.BSolicitorConsumer Advocate   What if sellers don’t ‘fess up if there’s no record of council inspections? They can sell regardless! What if a seller’s carport, garage or deck was built illegally? No selling worries! What if a home is termite-riddled? Don’t tell! And if sellers obtain a pre-sale building report showing heaps of problems? Don’t mention the report! This is why “buyer beware” is the first unwritten rule of real...

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REIV Provides Misleading Auction Advice

Posted on May 9, 2010 by | 11 Comments
OPINIONby Peter Mericka B.A., LL.BReal Estate LawyerQualified Practising Conveyancer VictoriaDirector Lawyers Real Estate Pty Ltd In his regular propaganda column in the Domain section of The Age newspaper, the CEO of the Real Estate Institute of Victoria (REIV), Enzo Raimondo, pretends to inform consumers about the auction myth. Asking the question, “Is it sold after the hammer falls?” Raimondo casts the question as one relating only to the right of the vendor to sell or...

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SLOD! Another Sale by Lawyers Real Estate

Posted on May 1, 2010 by | 0 Comments
      No, SLOD! is not a typographical error, it’s the name of the website Lawyers Real Estate uses to sell properties for its clients. Lawyers Real Estate is a law firm that sells real estate for its clients for a single fixed-fee, without involving real estate agents. To see the property most recently sold by Lawyers Real Estate, just click on the Facebook link below.     To hear some past clients of...

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