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New Pool/Spa Requirements

On 1 December 2019, new laws to improve swimming pool and spa safety came into effect in Victoria. As of June 1 2020, it is now mandatory for owners of land where a swimming pool or spa is located to register their pool or spa with the relevant council. Owners are also required to have their safety barriers […]
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Pakenham is the nation’s busiest property market

With Pakenham ideally located on the edge of the country and suburbia, 2019 saw it have the highest number of homes change hand then any other postcode in Australia. With new infrastructure including new restaurants, schools, medical facilities, train station upgrades and plans for the freeway to be upgraded, Pakenham has a lot to offer. […]
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Buying a Home? Tips to prepare yourself

You’ve been saving for what seems like forever and finally you can buy your first home, what’s next? There are many things to consider which can be quite daunting when making such a big financial decision. From contracts to bank loans there are so many things in between that you should know before pursuing.  Before […]
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Kooweerup Bypass Information Night

On Thursday the 28th of November, 2019, Partner Damien McKenna will be hosting a free information session for landowners affected by the Kooweerup Bypass land acquisition. Damien will touch on the rights of a landowner affected by land acquisition, the process involved, what your rights are, and what you can be compensated for. This is […]
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e-Conveyancing agent referring portal

Our e-Conveyancing is at the forefront of the conveyancing game with obligation-free quoting available 24-7 on any device. Behind the Duffy & Simon Conveyancing technology sits a passionate and dedicated team of conveyancers and property lawyers Once in the e-conveyancing process clients and agents have access to all progress updates in real-time, with e-signing of […]
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Victorians are saving billions of dollars on homes, especially real estate in Pakenham.

In the past two years, Victorians buying their first home have saved more than a billion dollars in stamp duty concessions and first home buyer grants thanks to the Homes for Victorians Initiative.  At a time when ownership numbers in Victoria are at their lowest with the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ 2017-2018 Survey of Income […]
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Property Selling Tips.

Netted Floors…We are a little obsessed. We stumbled across this nifty idea whilst down the rabbit hole of Instagram and came across Seaspray Homes latest post about their new home handover on the Mornington Peninsula. Their unique playroom netted floor suspended above a walkway had us swooning at the idea. Fun and unique for both […]
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5 Star Review

Conveyancing Review We love getting this kind of feedback from our clients, one of our main values at Duffy & Simon is to ensure we are client focussed and dedicated to understanding and achieving our client objectives. This feedback lets us know we are on the right track. Robert is referring to Louisa Vincent who […]
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Don’t underestimate a hacker. How we are safeguarding our e-conveyancing clients.

Don’t underestimate a hacker. How we are safeguarding our e-conveyancing clients. We have all seen or heard of the reports: being swindled out of money by love, a door-to-door salesperson, or a phone call from your favourite charity looking for donations. These scams are now being coupled with the ever-evolving threat of being hacked: cyberhacking. […]
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e-Conveyancing with Duffy & Simon

At Duffy & Simon we strive to offer the most innovative, highest quality conveyancing service available.   We are achieving this by offering clients access to industry leading services from start to finish. The last two years have seen an overhaul in the way property transactions are conducted in Victoria and a move from  paper titles […]
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