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Geoff Thompson – Contract Switching At Barry Plant RE

Posted on August 18, 2008 by | 42 Comments
OPINIONby Peter Mericka B.A., LL.BReal Estate LawyerQualified Practising Conveyancer VictoriaDirector Lawyers Real Estate Pty Ltd   Geoff Thompson is the Director of Barry Plant Real Estate in Croydon Victoria, and the Barry Plant Real Estate tag line is “The red carpet experience”. I felt that the red carpet had been pulled out from under me and my client when Geoff Thompson’s sales representative Pauline Ferguson switched contracts without my knowledge and without any explanation. Secret...

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Barry Plant Real Estate – "Gazumping" Clause

Posted on May 6, 2008 by | 8 Comments
          It would appear that Barry Plant Real Estate has adopted the tactic of having a “gazumping” clause inserted into real estate contracts. We again warn consumers against allowing estate agents to tamper with the contract. A “gazumping” clause is a special condition which is inserted into a purchaser’s offer by an estate agent. Effectively, it allows a latecomer to the sale to submit a “bid” to the vendor. If the...

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