Owners of commercial buildings should assess their properties to see if they need to comply with the updated regime.
Carroll & O'Dea
Owners corporations must tread carefully when discharging their statutory duty to repair and maintain common property.
A draft guideline for issuing EPOs under the new 'chain of responsibility' laws has been released for public comment.
Carroll & O'Dea
An owners corporation should first obtain a resolution passed at a general meeting to approve engaging legal services.
Stacks Law Firm
Real estate agents often seek clarification on prescribed documents and why vendors must include certain certificates.
A further draft is expected to be released in mid-2017, with the final version being published at the end of the year.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The National Consumer Commission had ruled that a flat-buyer agreement was not sacrosanct, and a buyer was entitled to get his money back from the developer if he has lost interest in the property due to delay in its construction.
Singhania & Partners LLP, Solicitors and Advocates
Legal Due Diligence in a real estate transaction is an investigation of real estate property records and anything else deemed relevant to the sale, purchase, lease or mortgage of the property.
The Auckland Council has signed off on most of the recommendations from the Panel and has adopted the Unitary Plan.
The article outlines highlights from the Independent Hearings Panel's report, Council staff assessment and next steps.
A lease will usually obligate a tenant to 'make good' the premises before their lease ends.
This amendment makes it clear that the new retentions trust regime applies only to contracts on or after 31 March 2017.
The Singapore Court of Appeal held that architects and main contractors are not subject to a non-delegable duty in tort to ensure that the building and design of the construction project was undertaken without negligence...
Are all professions held to the same standard of honesty? In particular, if a professional is dishonest in his personal life, what is the impact on his professional life?
In the course of its judgment, the court also distinguished between genuine cross-demands to the adjudication determination and defences to the claim in the original adjudication application.
Duane Morris LLP
For the purpose of State management, C&N is compulsorily required for some special types of land related transactions. For other land-related transactions, C&N is however optional.