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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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Commercial Tenancies Code

In the wake of the current COVID-19 crisis, the National Cabinet has just released the National Cabinet Mandatory Code of Conduct in relation to Commercial and Retail Leases. The purpose of this Code of Conduct (“the Code”) is to provide both Landlords and Tenants with a guiding set of principles for commercial tenancies to assist […]
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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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Get the most out of your commercial, retail and rural Lease

 
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Your Land: Your Rights

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Compulsory Land Acquisition – Understand your rights!

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