BODY CORPORATE UNPAID LEVY TIME LIMIT

BODY CORPORATE UNPAID LEVY TIME LIMIT

Qld Body Corporates breathed a collective sigh of relief when an Appeal overturned a ruling concerning time limitations for commencing proceedings to recover levies and penalties under body corporate legislation i.e. Section 145 of the Body Corporate and Community...
DUE DILIGENCE DEBACLE

DUE DILIGENCE DEBACLE

A damages award of $1.127m has been set aside on a principle of law concerning duty of care after a purchaser relied on a Council issued defective town planning certificate that contained wrong zoning and real property description. The circumstances and initial...
A DEAL’S A DEAL – do your homework

A DEAL’S A DEAL – do your homework

The lack of pre-purchase due diligence was no defense in an off-the-plan purchase of a Surfer Paradise $16.85m penthouse, again highlighting the need for buyers to seek professional valuation and legal advice before signing the dotted line. It also serves as a warning...