Coronavirus – COVID-19 January 2022 Latest Update

Here at OWNit we have taken steps to implement policies and procedures to ensure that we are able to continue to represent our clients during these unprecedented times. We are able to settle electronically via PEXA as well as complete verification of identity using facial recognition technology, without our clients needing to leave home. We […]

Merry Christmas from Ownit

To all of our clients and friends of Ownit we would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support during 2021. 2021 has been a busy year for the property industry and we would like to take the time to say a heart felt thank you and wish you all a safe […]

Deposit Amounts

Q- Are you unsure of what deposit to offer when entering into a contract? A-  It is important to remember that the deposit amount on the contract cannot exceed a total of 10% of the purchase price. In the event that the deposit paid exceeds 10% of the purchase price, the amount is no longer […]

Settlement before Christmas

  Buyers and Sellers are often eager to complete their settlement prior to the end of year shut down. The following requirements must be met prior to settlement being brought forward: 1. Documents in order; 2. All parties in agreement; 3. Searches returned from the relevant authorities; 4. Buyer and Seller’s banks (if applicable) ready […]

3 Things You May Not Know About Cooling-off Periods

So, you’ve just signed the paperwork for that dream home. Congratulations! But what if you have a change of heart? This might happen for several reasons. Perhaps you learn that your bank won’t cover your monthly mortgage payments for the agreed selling price. It’s not uncommon for buyers to be plagued by buyer’s remorse, wondering if they […]

Conveyancing in Brisbane – Your Essential Guide

If you’re looking to buy or sell property in Brisbane, you’ve picked a great time! Brisbane offers excellent affordability when compared to other major cities in Australia, and the property market here is flourishing. However, if you’re setting out on this path,  it’s essential that you understand all your legal rights – and obligations – […]

Pre-settlement Inspections: Your Questions Answered

Settlement day is fast approaching. You’re counting down the hours until you’re handed the keys to your dream home! But there’s one last thing you need to do: conduct the pre-settlement inspection. If you’re considering buying or selling property in Queensland, it’s a good idea to get up to speed on the ins and outs […]

Who Moved My Chattel?

Andrew set the last of his moving boxes down in the garage and wiped the perspiration from his brow. ‘I’ll tackle the rest of the unpacking tomorrow,’ he thought to himself. ‘Just as well I found the box containing the TV earlier and plugged it in. It’s almost time for the rugby game to start.’ […]

Wills And Estate Planning In Brisbane And Queensland

What is an enduring power of attorney? An Enduring Power of Attorney (EPA) is a legal document that enables you to appoint one or more people you trust (your attorneys) to make decisions on your behalf in relation to financial matters and personal matters (including health care). Under Queensland law, an EPA must be made […]

Buying and Selling at the Same Time!

Is it important to make a buyers purchase subject to their sale when they are buying and selling at the same time? Yes. When a person is buying property and they are relying on funds from their sale to be able to complete their purchase it is extremely important that a Special Condition is included […]