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A First For Everything

Posted on September 9, 2013 by | 0 Comments
by Eynas Brodie (Australian Property Investor Magazine – September 2013) After 24 years in real estate, Chris Warren thought he’d seen it all but nothing prepared him for the bizarre discovery he made at a house he was selling just three days before settlement. It was a a day that started out like any other for Chris Warren of Remax Colonial in Annerley, Brisbane. He was due to meet the buyers of a house he’d sold for a pre-settlement inspection three...

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Ma and Pa Kettle Go to Court

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OPINION by Tim O’Dwyer M.A., LL.B Solicitor Consumer Advocate watchdog@argonautlegal.com.au   On 27th May Peter and Helen Kettle contracted to sell both units of their Surfers Paradise duplex (for $1.2 million and $800,000 respectively) to Milani Properties Pty. Ltd.   Deposits totalling $170,000 were paid to Milani’s solicitor’s trust account.  Settlement of each contract was due on 13th July, subject to finance approval by the “Finance Date” of 17th June. The finance clause in both contracts...

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