Residential & Commercial Property Sale/Purchase

When selling or leasing your property, it is important to get a lawyer to look over your contracts to make sure you are not leaving yourself open to manipulation or taking actions that may leave you worse for wear.

Residential & Commercial Property Sale/Purchase

We can assist with the following property development matters:

  • sale and purchase documentation
  • option documentation
  • creation of rights of way to provide access
  • special conditions relating to development approvals
  • difficulties encountered in having development or other proposals approved by local councils.

Examples of matters we have acted on are as follows:

  • The establishment of a retirement village.
  • The purchase, development and continued operation of a retirement village, including detailed commercial financial problems and appeals to the Land & Environment Court.
  • The development of a medium density housing project, including complex, rights of way, easements, negotiations with adjoining owners, staged sub-division and heritage issues, contract documentation, problems with development application, building issues and sale of the completed development.
  • Development, joint venture, management and financing of business and shopping centres.
  • Subdivision of vacant land and dual occupancy construction of town houses, subject to negotiating 10 year leases and subsequent sales.

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