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Real estate is "property consisting of land and the buildings on it, along with its natural resources such as crops, minerals or water; immovable property of this nature; an interest vested in this (also) an item of real property, (more generally) buildings or housing in general.

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    NSW Divorce with no kids and real estate

    Hi All, I am a lot worried as I am looking to file divorce. I am a 36 year old male, moved to Australia in 2017. Been married since 6 years with no kids and real estate. I have savings of $200k, and wife has only worked for about a year since we moved here. How will the finances be split when I...
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    VIC Could I sue real estate agent?

    Hello, My partner and I recently purchased our first house in the Dandenong Ranges. The transaction was extremely stressful. My partner and I really loved the house, but the building report showed that a load bearing wall had been knocked out without a permit. The work was done very poorly...
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    VIC Joint executors and beneficiaries

    OK - The will states "I DIRECT my Trusties to sell my unit ..." (emphasis as printed) to date no probate has been applied for and the relocatable DPU resides on one 1 trustees property. There are several joint executors & trusties (they are the only beneficiaries listed and are all executors &...
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    VIC Undercharged(?) by Real Estate agent

    Hi there, I recently sold a property and had the remainder of the deposit returned to me. The invoice I received did not clearly break down the costs. With numbers in excess of $12k listed simply as "general expenses". When I queried these costs the real estate agency came back to me with...
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    QLD Legality of setting up estate

    I just want to find out, if a relative passes away whom you are not close with and they had no will, are you legally required to get a letter of administration and finalise their affairs?
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    Distribution of real estate in Victoria

    I am an executor / trustee and beneficiary of my mothers will. I have 3 other siblings who are also executors / trustees and we are all the only named beneficiaries of the will . All beneficiaries are to receive equal share of the of the estate. I have been given the option to appropriate as...
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    How to Transfer Shares into Estate

    Mother died leaving a substantial amount in largely cash-based ETFs. Probate has been granted to one of two beneficiaries and now trying to transfer the holdings into the estate. Advice from the manager's registry is they will do redemption and repurchase which will be a capital gains event. I...
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    NSW Concerns with Executor and estate

    My father in law passed away in July last year and named his eldest son as executor of the estate. His son then informed the beneficiaries (his 4 brothers) that he was going to delay probate, access bank accounts not inform govt depts, etc of the death. We sought legal advice and he was stopped...
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    Deceased estate - no Will in place

    My Dad passed away, with no will in place. His "friend" has obtained a letter of administration, they had a home jointly mortgaged. My Dad also had personal shares and personal savings. What happens now? Does she need a solicitor and an accountant to finalise his estate? We have had no contact...
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    NSW Estate distributed without probate. Bank accounts empty

    Hello. My father's estate has been distributed after a 6 month period. To my surprise all that was left was the RAD paid to his nursing home. This was paid into a solicitors trust fund without probate listed under search. His bank accounts were left in debt for a small sum $7k. I expected...