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Q&A – Proposed New Seller Disclosure Laws in Qld Q.1: Why do we need consumer protection anyway? Answer: Consumer protection law provides a way for individuals to fight back against abusive practices. These laws ensure sellers of goods and services are held accountable when they seek to profit by taking advantage of a consumer’s lack of information or bargaining …

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QUT LAW Final Report: Seller Disclosure in Queensland . NOT GOVERNMENT POLICY 2 P a g e Preface The Commercial and Property Law Research Centre (the Centre) at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) was established in 2013. The Centre is a specialist network of researchers with a vision of reforming legal and regulatory frameworks in the …

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The paper highlights the wide ranging disclosure obligations in Queensland and the disparate sources of these requirements (common law, contract, statutory and local government laws). The paper considers the seller disclosure obligations in other jurisdictions that have enacted statutory disclosure regimes. Analysis has been undertaken of these

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The disclosure obligations listed above are certainty not an exhaustive list – they are, instead, just a few of your disclosure obligations as a seller of residential property in Queensland. In order to best protect your interests as a seller and avoid the effects of non-disclosure, we recommend that all sellers seek advice before entering a contract.

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Queensland’s proposed seller disclosure regime could make selling a home harder Rates on hold for September Interest rates are on hold and are unlikely to change unless there are significant economic developments. Queensland’s proposed seller disclosure regime could make selling a home harder Jim Malo Sep 27, 2017

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Interim report: Seller Disclosure in Queensland (PDF, 674.9 KB) Final Report Seller disclosure. Final report: Seller Disclosure in Queensland (PDF, 1.3 MB) Property Law Act 1974 (Qld) Issues paper: Property Law Act 1974 (Qld) – Sales of land and other related provisions (PDF, 1.4 MB) Issues paper 2: Property Law Act 1974 (Qld) – Part 8

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the seller must notify the buyer of a change between the disclosure material relating to the proposed lot and the proposed final product the buyer must show that the change is a significant disadvantage to terminate the contract the Courts have set a precedent to decide if a disadvantage is a material prejudice. Last updated: 18 April 2018

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seller, of property, means the person authorising the sale of the property.selling agent, disclosure of the report or information to someone else is authorised by the chief executive to the extent necessary to perform a function under or relating to this Act; or (b) the disclosure is otherwise required or permitted by law. (3) The chief executive must destroy the following as …

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“Although there is no formal seller disclosure regime in Queensland, sellers are required to disclose certain information in order to comply with their common law, statutory and contractual obligations.” Ms Mercorella there are a few disclosures that need to be made under state law, particularly if people are selling apartments or units.

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changes in the market price of property between when you enter into a contract and when the contract settles ; clauses in the contract that allow for it to be cancelled. Disclosure statement. The seller must also give you a disclosure statement that: gives their name and address; identifies you as the buyer (by name and address) clearly identifies the land or unit you are …

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In Queensland, there is currently no single, formal framework for the seller’s disclosure obligations. The obligations arise from a range of sources – statute, contract, local government laws and the common law ‐ and arise at different times in the conveyancing process.

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In Queensland sellers do not need to provide as much property disclosure information or documents to the buyer as they do in other states and that means it can be easier to forget about when disclosures do need to be made. Buyers can rely on the seller’s warranties in the standard form of contract and undertake their own due diligence investigations and they …

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The new Bill, proposed by the Real Estate Institute of Queensland, will also not require any commissions to be disclosed to the buyer and extends to websites (including realestate.com.au) that allow show price ranges wherever possible to help buyers find a property within their budget.

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Nov 2014 The Land Sales and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 (Qld) ( LSOLA) was passed by the Queensland parliament on 9 September 2014 and will commence on the same date as the Property Occupations Act 2014 (Qld), 1 December 2014. The changes made by the LSOLA will impact on legislation including: Land Sales Act 1984 (Qld) ( LSA );

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The Queensland Government's review of property law will focus on the Property Law Act 1974, the Land Sales Act 1984 and the Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997 (the BCCM). As part of that review, two issues papers – Seller Disclosure in Queensland and Lot Entitlements under the BCCM have been released to reflect what the Government …

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Disclosure statement to prospective buyer Sellers are required to provide buyers of a proposed parcel of land or lot in a Community Titles Scheme with a disclosure statement and plan. The disclosure plans must be prepared by a cadastral surveyor. Architectural plans will no longer be sufficient to meet the new disclosure requirements for plans.

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Disclosure statement. By law, you must give a client a copy of the pre-contractual disclosure statement before they sign a contract. This disclosure statement describes the introduction services you will provide under the contract. The statement must: include your name; note the type and levels of service you will provide; show the price of each level of service and …

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What is the current seller disclosure regime in queensland?

The current seller disclosure regime in Queensland is multi‐layered with obligations imposed through common law, statute, local laws and the standard contract.

What are the new seller disclosure laws?

Answer: The new Seller disclosure laws will be reasonable so that the seller is obliged to inform the buyer what the seller ought to have reasonably known. In the A.C.T. the seller must provide and attach to the contract certain reports.

Is there a property law review in queensland?

A comprehensive review of property law in Queensland is being conducted by the Commercial and Property Law Research Centre, QUT, for the Queensland Government. reform of the Property Law Act 1974 (PLA). An interim report on seller disclosure has been released.

What is the let the buyer beware law in queensland?

In Queensland, the ‘let the buyer beware’ doctrine applies and the buyer is required to conduct certain searches to ensure they are satisfied with purchasing the property.

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