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Selling Real Estate – How Lawyers Do It Better #1

Posted on February 13, 2010 by | 6 Comments
by Peter Mericka B.A., LL.BReal Estate LawyerQualified Practising Conveyancer VictoriaDirector Lawyers Real Estate Pty Ltd     In this series of postings we examine the role of the lawyer in real estate sales, and explain why the lawyer is returning to displace the real estate agent as the primary adviser and consultant to consumers who are contemplating the sale or purchase of real estate. Why Lawyers Are The Best At Marketing Real Estate Real estate...

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Developers Beware…Of Your Marketing Agent’s Advertising!

Posted on March 2, 2009 by | 2 Comments
OPINIONby Tim O’Dwyer M.A., LL.BSolicitorConsumer Advocate watchdog@argonautlegal.com.au   The Supreme Court of New South Wales recently ruled that the buyers of an off-the-plan property were entitled to a rescission of their contract and a deposit refund because the estate agent for the developer had engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct. These inexperienced investor-buyers had relied on baseless representations in newspaper advertisements that the value of the inner city terrace units being marketed by the agent...

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A Reward For Your Good Word

Posted on November 15, 2007 by | 1 Comment
 by Tim O’Dwyer M.A., LL.BSolicitorConsumer Advocate watchdog@argonautlegal.com.au   The letter below recently came to me in the mail from a nearby estate agency. This agency happens to be part of a national real estate franchise which proudly boasts “offices throughout Australia, New Zealand and Asia-Pacific”. Needless to say, I am certainly not a client (“valued” or otherwise), nor any sort of friend of this agency. Just like many unsolicited offers, which constantly bombard us all,...

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