Archive for June, 2017

Pass the Joint

Several decades ago, when the original representatives of the Law Society and the Real Estate Institute sat around discussing contractual arrangements for the sale of property, “pass the joint” meant something entirely different to an after-party at a Doors concert.

In Western Australia, the development of the Joint Form of General Conditions for the Sale of Land was a significant achievement enabling buyers and … Read the full post »

Selling Methods

“What’s this new Open Negotiation all about and is it as “transparent” as the agent claims?” asked a friend of mine considering a property offered for sale using this method of sale.

Conceived by some local Perth agents, this relatively new approach to offering a property to the market aims to combine the three common methods of sale typically used in WA; private … Read the full post »