Property Fraud: Downside of Digital Era

Property Fraud: Downside of Digital Era

Will the digital age of conveyancing lead to more instances of property fraud? A former MasterChef  finalist has had $250,000 stolen while settling on a property via a new online conveyancing system, reports the Sydney Morning Herald. Dani Venn and her husband Chris...
Is Paperless Conveyancing The Future?

Is Paperless Conveyancing The Future?

The future of property transactions is increasingly looking digital as more Australian states introduce paperless conveyancing. In an era where most transactions can now be done online, it makes sense that paperless conveyancing replace the traditional form of...
Buyer Deposit Refunded Due To Murder

Buyer Deposit Refunded Due To Murder

When Feng Yun Shao agreed to pay $6.1 million for a sprawling mansion, in Vancouver’s upscale Shaughnessy neighbourhood, she had no idea an alleged Chinese triad leader had lived there before he was gunned down at the front gate. A judge agreed that her buyer...
Should You Buy a Flood Prone House?

Should You Buy a Flood Prone House?

When businessman Paul Edwards and his wife Hazel bought what they thought was their dream home, they were assured by the sellers that it had never flooded. What they didn’t realise was that they had just bought a flood prone house. Less than a year after moving...