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First Home Buyer Choice: What you need to know

The rate of young first home buyers has declined in New South Wales as buyers take more time to save funds for transfer duties (also known as stamp duty). Despite this, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (2021) indicates a 10-year national 72% capital gain on property prices. These high property prices, coupled with significant transfer… Read More

wills and estates

Wills & Estates

Wills and estates can be a confusing topic for many people. However, it is crucial to understand what a will is, how it works, and why you should have one. In this blog article, we cover the common questions related to wills and estates. What is a Will? A Will is a document that sets… Read More

Understanding Copyright Law

Understanding Copyright Law

What is copyright? Copyright is the exclusive right of owners to protect certain creative works from being copied or reproduced by others, without permission. What types of work does copyright apply to? Copyright applies to artistic and creative works such as music, sound recordings, text (for example, in books, reports and webpages), films, television commercials,… Read More

Superannuation Upon Separation

Family Law – What Happens to Superannuation Upon Separation?

When couples separate, a property settlement is one way of determining who owns what assets. This can be straightforward when the assets are clearly defined – such as a house, car, or income. However, assets like superannuation are less clear, and need to be carefully considered. Types of Superannuation There are a number of superannuation… Read More

Do I need a will?

Why Do I Need a Will?

Around 40% of Australians do not have a will, with the majority of that group citing procrastination as the main reason for not having made a will. But when unexpected events occur, a valid will ensures your children are taken care of, tax is minimized and your estate is distributed in the way you prefer…. Read More