Rentals

Guide to Renting

The Residential Tenancies Act 1997 (Act) commenced on 26 May 1998. If you enter into a tenancy agreement on or after this date the new law will apply. If you are a tenant, property own...

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What is Unit Title?

Introduction

Most of us have a general understanding of the rights and responsibilities of land owners in the ACT where the property concerned is standard housing. That is, a block of land with a single (or in some case...

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Confused by property law? Real Estate Institute of the Australian Capital Territory (REIACT) Consumer Information will help

When it comes to Real Estate, Canberra buyers, sellers and renters can become bogged down with property law.  ACT real estate doesn’t have to be confusing.  Find out more below:

Legislation

Agents Act 2003
Website: http://www.legislation.act.gov.au/a/2003-20/default.asp

Civil Law (Sale of Residential Property) Act 2003
Website: http://www.legislation.act.gov.au/a/2003-40/default.asp

Residential Tenancies Act 1997
Website: http://www.legislation.act.gov.au/a/1997-84/default.asp

Unit Titles Act 2001
Owners Corporations
Website: http://www.legislation.act.gov.au/a/2001-16/default.asp

Guide for Real Estate ACT buyers and sellers
http://www.ors.act.gov.au/publication/view/1665/title/reality-check-a-real
 

First Home Buyers Grant:

http://www.revenue.act.gov.au/home_buyer_assistance/first_home_owner_grant