Did you know its still possible to take over ownership of someone else’s private land?
This makes it important to check the Land Title Plan dimensions against the actual site dimensions for the following reasons:
If the actual dimensions are bigger it doesn’t mean the seller owns the ‘extra’ land unless they can demonstrate [read more…]
A small strata development is a way of retaining an existing house and providing a rear Block. It is an alternative to a Battle Axe Block. This plan shows a typical Small Strata Development.
With this type of development there are 3 Titles as follows:
A block title, of reduced size for the original house [read more…]
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Found a big block and would like to split it into two? ……… or just looking to build another house on your block?……….You are going to need to subdivide the block.
Here is an idea of the process for Victoria (It will be similar in other states but check with your local council to make [read more…]
Buying Land…….There are several sorts of Plans/ Surveys of your Block to think about before you can start building a house.
Here is a guide to the various plans based on the same block:
Title Plans are the legal document that describes the land. Initially they are usually the only plan that is [read more…]
Do you think because you have paid a deposit on a block you can settle on the land straight away?
Waiting up to a year could be a possibility! The Developer’s on site agent will usually be pushing the latest land release but this is the most likely to have the longest wait until settlement.