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Landlords and Real Estate Agents Beware

When the issue of repairs arises, often the same question comes up: who has to fix it and who has to pay? Landlords will rely on their managing agents advice in relation to what repairs they are liable for. So, do you understand or know what the landlord’s obligations under the lease are?

Estate Agents: Are You Getting Paid?

It has been quite some time since estate agents faced the prospect of doing the work associated with a property sale and then not getting paid. We are seeing an increasing number of mortgagee sales, sales by receivers and liquidators. Attached are some tips to gain protection from these events.

Direct marketing – Your obligations under the law

Does your business market itself by communicating directly with potential customers via mail, email, SMS or telemarketing? If the answer to this question is yes, your business will need to comply with legal obligations imposed under either the Spam Act 2003 (Cth), the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) or the Do Not Call Register Act 2006 (Cth).

Pay Now and Argue Later

It goes without saying that those involved in the construction, engineering and infrastructure industries, whether commercial, industrial, energy and resources or residential, will want to maximise their rights and legal protection in order to deal with payment for works or related goods and services.