What is PPOR? How to Prove Principal Place of Residence

Principal Place of Residence (PPOR)

What is PPOR? In Australia, a Principal Place of Residence (PPOR) refers to the property where someone resides or lives as their home. It is your main residence. A property is considered your PPOR if it is the primary residence of its owners and is occupied on an ongoing basis. The PPOR is usually exempt […]

Due Diligence Checklist: Safeguarding Your Investment in a Residential Property

due diligence checklist

  Due Diligence Checklist: Safeguarding Your Investment in a Residential Property Purchasing a residential property is a significant investment, and navigating the process can feel overwhelming. This comprehensive due diligence checklist serves as your guide to ensure you make an informed and confident decision. Remember, this checklist as adopted by Consumer Affairs Victoria provides a […]

Expert Commercial Property Conveyancing Services in Melbourne

Commercial property conveyancing

  Expert Commercial Property Conveyancing Services in Melbourne Navigating the complexities of commercial property conveyancing transactions in Melbourne requires the expertise and experience of a trusted property lawyer or conveyancer. At Haitch Conveyancing, we understand the unique challenges and opportunities that come with buying, selling or leasing commercial properties in Melbourne. With over twenty years […]

Understanding Heads of Agreement in conveyancing

Heads of Agreement

  Understanding Heads of Agreement in conveyancing A “Heads of Agreement” is a document frequently utilised in pre-contractual negotiations, serving as a framework outlining proposed terms between parties. It can be used in various scenarios, such as business purchases, lease agreements, property purchases and other commercial dealings. It may also be referred to as a […]

Severing a joint tenancy: a case update on Whitty v Talia

severing a joint tenancy

Severing a joint tenancy: a case update on Whitty v Talia Severing a joint tenancy is a complex legal issue that often arises when one of the joint owners passes away. Whitty v Talia [2023] VSCA 246, a recent case in the Court of Appeal, offers a significant update on the intricacies of severing a […]

Prohibition on adjustment for land tax: a game changer in Victorian property transactions

Prohibition on adjustment for land tax

Prohibition on adjustment for land tax: a game changer in Victorian property transactions In a bid to streamline property transactions and enhance transparency, the State of Victoria is set to implement significant changes in its taxation laws. Among these changes, a noteworthy development is the prohibition on adjustment for land tax and existing windfall gains […]

Survivorship application in Victoria: secure your property after a death

Survivorship application in Victoria

Understanding survivorship application in Victoria: a comprehensive guide If you are a joint property owner in Victoria, whether it’s a house, bank account, or any other assets, it’s essential to grasp the concept of survivorship application. In the unfortunate event of a joint tenant’s passing, such an application becomes crucial. This blog post will delve […]

Unlocking homeownership with the Victorian Homebuyer Fund

Victorian Homebuyer Fund

Unlocking homeownership with the Victorian Homebuyer Fund The Victorian Homebuyer Fund: it’s a game-changer in the world of homeownership. This innovative program is set to empower thousands of Victorians to realise their dream of owning a home. If you’re eager to step into the realm of homeownership but facing the challenge of a limited deposit, […]

Introduction to property caveat removal in Victoria

caveat removal in Victoria

Introduction to caveat removal in Victoria Caveat removal in Victoria is a crucial process that property owners must understand thoroughly. Property caveats serve as cautionary notices, signaling to potential buyers and to the rest of the world that a third party, known as the caveator, may have an interests in the property. Knowing how to […]