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Joint Tenants vs Tenants in Common: Do you know the difference?

Joint Tenants vs Tenants in Common: Do you know the difference?

There are two ways ownership can be shared between two or more people: joint tenants and tenants in common.  Due to the increasingly unaffordable housing market, it’s common for two or more people to purchase a property together.  Purchasing a property with another...

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What documents you need to get a probate in Queensland

What documents you need to get a probate in Queensland

So you are ready to apply for a probate, but you are unsure about what documents are needed to be provided to your lawyer.  For an Executor to manage a deceased estate property, there are a number of documents needed and forms to fill out on behalf of the estate. ...

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Choosing a conveyancing solicitor: What you need to know

Choosing a conveyancing solicitor: What you need to know

Whether you’re buying or selling a property, it’s imperative that you hire a conveyancing solicitor to assist you through your settlement process. The Sunshine Coast property market is hot right now with an increasing number of people jumping in on the action. ...

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Why you need a Power of Attorney as part of Estate Planning

Why you need a Power of Attorney as part of Estate Planning

Appointing a power of attorney should accompany all other steps in your estate planning. Considering who will manage your personal affairs if you become incapacitated is equally as important as preparing a Will. Losing the ability to make important decisions for...

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Top 7 things you need to know about unconditional contracts

Top 7 things you need to know about unconditional contracts

House prices are rising, and with it are the increasing pressure on buyers. In an effort to speed up the home-buying process and secure their dream homes, many buyers are putting forward the option of an unconditional contract.  An unconditional contract is a contract...

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What is the difference between a Trust and an Estate Plan?

What is the difference between a Trust and an Estate Plan?

Here at Cameron Rogers, we often see clients mistakenly confuse a trust and an estate plan as being the same thing. Although both are the two main legal structures for transferring assets to your beneficiaries, they have completely different purposes and work in...

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What to do if you’ve just been in a motor vehicle accident

What to do if you’ve just been in a motor vehicle accident

Car accidents can be one of the most stressful and nerve-wracking situations you will find yourself in. First of all, you should check that you and everyone else is safe and OK. If emergency services are required call 000 immediately. When everyone is safe and OK it...

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What you need to know about buying and selling in 2022

What you need to know about buying and selling in 2022

The Queensland housing market has seen a major boom and as such the Contract of Sale for Houses and Residential Land as well as Residential Lots in a Community Title Scheme have been revised. New editions of the Contract for Houses and Residential Land (17th ed.) and...

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New Year Goals You Should Be Ticking Off

With the new year comes the flurry and excitement of the potential for a new you. Making our goals for this next 12 month chapter is all the buzz. There are however, 3 major goals that everyone should be ticking off their list first. They are; Complete my Will; There...

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Don’t get caught out: Conveyancing in Queensland

Don’t get caught out: Conveyancing in Queensland

Buying a property is an exciting milestone, but the process can be complex. In the current red-hot market, it may feel like once the contract is signed the hardest part is over. However, in Queensland there are strict timelines written into your contract that must be...

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Can you include your Superannuation in your Will?

Can you include your Superannuation in your Will?

A common question we receive here at Cameron Rogers and Co is whether you can leave superannuation in your Will. It is widely mistaken that Superannuation is owned by the Will maker and can be distributed along with the rest of their Estate. As Super is not...

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