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Two Tales of Estate Agents’ Wilful Silence

Posted on June 4, 2010 by | 0 Comments
OPINIONby Tim O’Dwyer M.A., LL.BSolicitorConsumer Advocate watchdog@argonautlegal.com.au   Agents might heed the Appeal Panel’s general warning to be “especially careful” that buyers are informed of material matters not discoverable through “undertaking usual enquiries,” and to be wary of not disclosing anything “particularly unusual” about a property. STORY ONE FROM QUEENSLAND: When Chris and Mary Carr went house‑hunting they noticed tradesmen working on one of the houses they inspected.  “The owners are still preparing the property...

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