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Catch 24 On Agents’ Contracts

Posted on October 22, 2007 by | 4 Comments
 by Tim O’Dwyer M.A., LL.BSolicitorConsumer Advocate watchdog@argonautlegal.com.au   Since 1st July 2007, Queensland estate agents and their employees have been breaking a law with a maximum penalty for breach of $22,500 or two years imprisonment. On that date the rules relating to real estate contracts changed utterly when agents’ right to prepare contracts was suddenly and severely limited. Since then anyone in real estate who made sales, leased properties or explained a document or clause...

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