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Real Estate Valuers and Property Dispute Specialists

We are a Brisbane based property valuation and real estate advisory service that networks with other property disciplines to provide personalised property assistance and specialised valuation services throughout Queensland and northern NSW, Australia. We are a boutique, cost-effective practice established 2002AD.

We offer independence second to none. We have no allegiances with nor contractual obligations to resuming authorities, government agencies, banks or financial institutions. We do not engage in agency sales, leasing, or management. This allows us to deliver unbiased advice that is completely free from conflict of interest. That’s genuine professional autonomy.

MARKET VALUATIONS

  • sale / purchase / due diligence
  • family law / asset settlement / financial restructuring
  • stamp duty / capital gains tax / asset testing

NEW RESUMPTION COMPENSATION LAWS

The 23 February 2009 amendments to the Acquisition of Land Act 1967 are the most significant overhaul of resumption and compensation law in Queensland since the Act commenced in 1967. Major changes include: • clarification of who can claim for compensation • new... read more

TENANTS TO PAY LAND TAX IN QLD

From 01 July 2009, landlords of non residential and non Retail Act properties (about 95% of all commercial and industrial property) will be able to recover land tax from tenants. The Qld Government has released for consultation the draft Land Tax and Taxation... read more

LEASE MISUNDERSTANDING NO LET OFF

Ensuring that both parties are fully aware of Lease conditions is essential to good relations; otherwise there can be some unwelcome surprises. This matter concerned a 2 level commercial business premises at Newmarket leased for 8 years from Sept2007, for a gross... read more

Frankenstein Rating & Land Tax Valuation Laws

In March 2008 the Queensland Government rammed through amendments to the Valuation of Land Act via a “guillotine” debate. This was supposedly in response to a Land Court ruling involving the Chermside shopping centre. DERM had been adopting an aggressive... read more