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    VIC Estate Agent exclusive agreement contract cancellation

    Our friends decided to purchase our house, went via the estate agent, signed the contract of sale conditional on building and pest and finance. Signed on 23rd Dec, our agent told us that if they could not get a building inspector through in 5 days the building and pest part became void. Our...
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    VIC Numerous signatures, not mine

    Hello, I have had my signature forged on numerous occasions, on numerous documents which are Vendor Statements and Sales Authorities. I signed one Sales Authority and I did not sign any Vendor Statements. I have previously requested the Sales Authority form as I was not provided with this when I...
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    VIC Landlord Dragged me to VCAT with wrong charges

    HI All, I need to discuss a case in which I never wanted to be indulged. As a summary note my LANDLORD has dragged me to VCAT and made the following allegations against me : 1. I haven't paid the Rent since 20th July 2018 (My renting cycle was from 24th - 23rd of following month) Response: I...
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    VIC Business Sale - Is Section 52 of Estate Agents Act 1980 Compulsory?

    Hi guys. I'm currently stuck and would like to know about contract law and whether the Vendor's section 52 statement under section 52 of the Estate Agents Act 1980 can be waived when preparing a contract? If both parties agree they do not require the statement because they are aware the business...
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    NSW Purchasing a Business - Can I Get Deposit Back?

    Hi there, I recently bought a shop from a friend, but later we had a dispute since I found out that he is not being honest to me. Is it possible to get my holding deposit back (I paid $52K, selling price is $100K) if: 1. The vendor of the business doesn't provide any official purchase contract...