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    VIC Part of rented property not included

    My husband and just signed a lease for a rental property, during the initial inspection we asked about the workshop out the back and were told that it would be included in the lease however they had to get a locksmith out as they had no key for it at that time. Then when I went to sign the lease...
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    SA Form 1 Requirement - Whether the agent has authority to accept an offer

    Hi Team, I have entered a Sales Agency Agreement with an agent who used a modified Sales Agency Agreement. As part of this agreement, no where in the agreement is it mentioned - whether the agent has authority to accept an offer for the land on behalf of the vendor I believe it is a...
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    VIC Mortgagee Question: Can I but a mortgagee property direct from the bank?

    Long story short there is a property next door that has been abandoned after a drug bust and I assume there is a possibility that it might soon be mortgagee property and put up by the bank for sales or auction. Is it possible that I contact the bank prior to this and just make them an offer? I...
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    Retain funds in property purchase

    Hi there, Just after some advice if possible. My parents are selling their property and the purchaser has insisted on withholding $5000 from the purchase price to ensure the property is adequately cleaned. She originally wanted to withhold $10,000 but has compromised at $5000. She asked for some...
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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 Property Infested with Termites - Property Law Recourse?

    My friend bought a property without a building or termite inspection and has now found out it is infested with termites rather badly. Does he have any remedies at all under Vic property law? He is strapped for cash and doesn't know how he is going to fix the house. Does it matter where the...
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    Impacted family health

    My family have been living in a home for the past year. Recently, We have noticed mould throughout the house being affected by poor gutters. The real estate agent states that the home owner doesn't want to replace them, so they are fixed but quickly break down again. In my room, there was a leak...
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    VIC Leaking Sink - Who Should Pay for Repairs Under Property Law?

    Hi, I would love to hear your comments on who should foot the bill in relation to a leaking sink repair under property law? As a landlord, I would normally be happy to pay for the repair of a leaking sink, however, in this instance, the tenants / real estate agents never informed me of the...
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    NSW Overestimated Selling Price of Property - Sue Under Property Law?

    Not sure if we have grounds to sue or not, but when we were looking to put our property on the market the Real Estate agent gave us an estimated price our property would sell for. Since going on the market 3 weeks after this discussion & signing a contract, however, there has been a market drop...
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    QLD Man Sabotages Public Real Estate Auction

    Hi, An investment property my husband and I own went to public auction today. At the auction someone who was present and who lives in a neighbouring street yelled out to everyone at the auction that our house is full of termites and needs a lot of work to be done to it to be liveable. We have...