Property Law

Changes affecting Queensland residential property buyers

By NB Lawyers | June 19, 2018 |

If you are buying a residential property in Queensland, you should be aware of the changes in additional foreign acquirer duty (AFAD) and the First Home Owners’ Grant in response to the 2018-19

Read More

Could recent changes to the Foreign Resident Capital Gains Withholding Tax impact you as an investor?

By NB Lawyers | September 8, 2017 |

In case you missed the news, the Taxation Administration Act 1953 (Cth) was amended on 1 July 2017 in relation to the foreign resident capital gains withholding (FRCGW) rate and threshold.

Read More

Amendments to Retail Leasing in Queensland

By NB Lawyers | November 15, 2016 |

Five years ago a review was undertaken of the Retail Shop Leases Act 1994 (Qld) and on 10 May 2016 the Retail Shop Leases Amendment Bill 2015 (Qld) was passed with amendments by the Queensland government.

Read More

First Home Buyer’s Grant – $20,000

By NB Lawyers | September 6, 2016 |

First home buyers in Queensland are now eligible for a $20,000.00 Government grant. This is a $5,000.00 increase to what was previously offered to first home buyers. The grant is now known as the First Home Owner Grant and is an initiative by the Queensland Government to assist

Read More

Airbnb – Owners still have Rights to Evict a Tenant for Renting out Through Airbnb

By NB Lawyers | July 18, 2016 |

A recent decision in the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) determined that the owner of an apartment in Melbourne was unable to evict their tenant for subletting their apartment through Airbnb,

Read More