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Land Contracts in Queensland

4th Edition

By Sharon Christensen

Federation Press

672 pages

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Land Contracts in Queensland provides 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.

Table of Contents


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)

Special conditions


GST and Duties in real estate transactions

Options to purchase

About the Author

Sharon Christensen is currently the Gadens Professor in Property Law and teaches in the Law School.

Dr Bill Dixon, B Econ LLB (Hons) Qld LLM SJD QUT, admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland, is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology.

Professor Bill Duncan, LLB(Qld), LLM(Lond), is a Professor in the Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology and Co Director of the Commercial and Property Law Centre.

Stephen E Jones is a practising Contract and Commercial lawyer, author, lecturer, legal commentator, ADR practitioner and futurist.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW / Land Use
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology