Property

Retirement Village Unit

November 7, 2018

Termination of Resident’s Contract A resident of a retirement village unit governed under the Retirement Villages Act 2016 (SA) (Act) will sign a...

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Tax Changes for Developers of New Residential Property

March 26, 2018

One of the more significant tax measures to be brought before Federal Parliament on its resumption in February is proposing to give effect...

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Attention Landlords, Leasing Agents and Tenants!

March 26, 2018

Retail and Commercial Leases (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill 2017 – what you need to know and where to from here In December 2014, the...

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Easements in Gross

March 26, 2018

An easement gives a party (the grantee) the right to use land for a particular purpose, such as right of way access. An...

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DW Fox Tucker & Cleartitle Conveyancing Join Forces

October 31, 2017

With DW Fox Tucker’s acquisition of Cleartitle Conveyancing, comes a new league in conveyancing expertise. The team at Cleartitle Conveyancing have long been...

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2017-18 State Budget Changes for Acquisitions of Property in South Australia

October 31, 2017

The 2017-18 South Australian State Budget, handed down on 22 June 2017, contained a number of changes that have implications for persons acquiring...

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Client Profile: Karidis Corporation

June 22, 2017

The Pioneer of Urban Affordability   A quintessential migrant success story of an unassuming property developer passionate about turning the city centre into...

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Foreign Resident CGT Withholding – Important Changes

May 18, 2017

The foreign resident CGT withholding tax rules have been in effect since 1 July 2016.  A more detailed analysis of these rules can...

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Planning Update – Where is SA at?

December 16, 2016

2016 has been a big year in the development sector.  There has been: the review of the 30 Year Plan initially released in...

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Electronic Conveyancing

December 16, 2016

On 4 July 2016, some of the greatest changes to conveyancing since the introduction of the Torrens Title System in the 1800s came...

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Foreign Resident CGT Withholding

December 15, 2016

Foreign Resident Capital Gains Tax Withholding Regime The foreign resident CGT withholding tax regime inserted into the Taxation Administration Act 1953  has been...

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Sale of Land on or After 1 July?

July 1, 2016

Foreign Resident Capital Gains Withholding Payments Regime From today amendments to the Taxation Administration Act 1953 (Cth) (“Act”) that impose a stringent new...

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Client Profile: Felmeri Homes

May 26, 2016

People First It’s a simple philosophy that is paying dividends for one South Australian building company. “Anyone can just ‘push up’ a house....

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Trustees Holding “With no Survivorship”

May 26, 2016

Is it needed? When you hold land in a trust, the trust is not noted on the register at the Lands Titles Office...

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Land Tax

May 26, 2016

Land held on behalf of two or more family trusts – aggregation principle On 25 February 2016 the Commissioner of State Taxation issued...

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Stamp Duty Amendments

May 26, 2016

Effect on business sales and unit transfers In our Winter Report we wrote about the Government’s announcement in the 2015/2016 budget that it...

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Stamp Duty

February 15, 2016

Bracket Creep and the hit on Homes and Primary Producers The 2015 SA Budget The South Australian Budget in June 2015 provided some...

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Caveatable Interests

September 7, 2015

When to Lodge a Caveat A caveat is a warning which comes from the Latin word for ‘beware’. Where a person has an...

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Buying a New House?

September 7, 2015

Tips & Traps For Homebuyers Buying a new home can be an exciting but also daunting experience. There is often a mountain of...

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Disputed Progress Payment Claims

May 31, 2015

The processes under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2009 (SA) The Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act...

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Share it Fairly but don’t Take A Slice of My Pie!

May 31, 2015

Consequences of insolvency in the context of claims under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2009 (SA) This has been...

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Environment Protection Act

March 19, 2015

Site contamination: What to do when selling The Environment Protection Act provides that the “appropriate person” may be issued with a “site contamination...

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Calling All Failed “Blockheads” – Building Works Gone Wrong

March 19, 2015

Many of you may have been inspired to build a new house or renovate your existing house/property by television shows such as “The...

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Land Tax: The Commissioner’s Views on Trust Beneficiaries

March 19, 2015

Land tax is imposed at progressive rates on the aggregate taxable value of the taxable real property owned by a taxpayer. Where land...

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National Electronic Conveyancing System Coming to SA

March 19, 2015

Will it provide a shock to clients? After successfully conquering New South Wales and Victoria, the National Electronic Conveyancing System has its sights...

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Miscellaneous Purpose Licences Under the Mining Act 1971 (SA)

March 19, 2015

Applications, conditions and compensation Section 52 of the Mining Act 1971 (SA) (Mining Act) allows the Minister to grant a miscellaneous purpose licence...

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Australia’s built heritage: preserving character, enhancing value

July 28, 2014

An interview with Greg Hunt MP, Federal Minister for the Environment By Michael Constantine In April this year, Fox Tucker Lawyers had the...

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Conveyancing team stepping up

July 9, 2014

New arrivals more than double capacity The DW Fox Tucker Conveyancing team has grown from two to five this year, with the recent...

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This land is her land

June 19, 2014

In terms of Aussie David-versus-Goliath stories, the Evanston Gardens “Orleana Waters” residential property development isn’t quite The Castle. But it’s pretty close. The...

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Transport Development Levy Bill 2013

April 22, 2014

With the return of the State Government it now appears certain that the Transport Development Levy will come into operation.  A Transport Development...

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