Category Archives: Stamp Duty

Abolition of Sustainability Declarations now in effect.

On Wednesday 27 June, the Treasury (Cost of Living) and Other Legislation Amendment Act received royal assent. As a result, from Wednesday 27 June, there is no longer a requirement for Sellers or their Selling Agent to provide a Sustainability Declaration when selling a … Continue reading

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Reintroduction of the Principal Place of Residence Concession

See the below information update from the QLS regarding the reintroduction of the Principal Place of Residence Concession. The LNP Government has announced that it will be honouring its election commitment and reviving the principal place of residence (PPR) duty … Continue reading

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Inquiry into the affordability of residential strata title insurance

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Renters paying a greater share of their take home income for housing than those with a mortgage

In this week’s RP Data Property Pulse, Cameron Kusher takes a look at the costs associated with housing based on the latest ABS 2009/10 financial year Housing & Occupancy Costs Survey results. According to Mr Kusher, one of the most … Continue reading

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RELATIONSHIP WITH MORTGAGE BROKER A GOOD STEP FOR AUSTRALIANS TO SECURE OPTIMAL HOUSING FINANCE

Century 21 Australia, the largest real estate company in the Asia Pacific region, believes that there is strong value for Australian home buyers and property investors in developing a relationship with a mortgage broker or lender.   Going through the … Continue reading

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Seller’s Alert Queensland Stamp Duty Going Up

TRANSFER DUTY HOME CONCESSION TO CEASE FROM 31ST JULY Seller’s Alert The Home Concession for transfer duty will end on 31 July 2011. This is the transfer duty concession that people who are not first home buyers receive when buying … Continue reading

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Announced Today in the Qld State Budget – Stamp Duty Going Up!

TRANSFER DUTY HOME CONCESSION TO CEASE FROM 31ST JULY Buyers Be Aware! The Home Concession for transfer duty will end on 31 July 2011. This is the transfer duty concession that people who are not first home buyers receive when … Continue reading

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