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Real Estate Regulators – No Fault With Real Estate Agent’s Caveat Clause

Posted on July 28, 2011 by | 6 Comments
OPINION by Tim O’Dwyer M.A., LL.B Solicitor Consumer Advocate watchdog@argonautlegal.com.au Not only had the buyers purported to “charge” the property with the seller’s agent’s commission liability while consequently consenting to the agent’s lodgement of an instrument-stopping caveat over the title, but also the seller had “irrevocably” authorized and directed the buyers’ solicitor to pay this commission at settlement. After reading Peter Mericka’s excellent blog post, Conveyancing Consumer alert- Beware of the Sneaky Stamp, I was...

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