Land Contracts in Queensland
Land Contracts in Queenslandprovides a thorough, user-friendly account of the law relating to buying and selling freehold land in Queensland.
The authors analyse the substance of the transaction through the medium of the latest standard REIQ Residential, Commercial and Community Titles contracts, and draw on a comprehensive range of court decisions relating to the area. There are chapters covering contract formation including the role of the real estate agent, the disclosure regime for sellers and agents, subject matter, the inclusion of special conditions, risk, completion both through the paper based medium and electronic conveyancing and stamp duty and GST implications.
The real estate agent
Seller disclosure before contract
Formation of contract and deposit
Subject matter of sale
Contract to settlement (including apportionment issues and time)
Settlement (including merger, completion in paper and electronic settlement)
GST and Duties in real estate transactions
Options to purchase