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Purchasing into a Strata Scheme?

Two-lot strata schemes are becoming increasingly common but they are seriously misunderstood. Some owners choose not to run them as a strata scheme at all but this is a wrong approach.   These schemes must have an administration fund with associated levies and generally (with some exceptions) must have a sinking fund with associated levies.   Also, with only few exceptions, the Ow...

Buying Off The Plan?

A new Federal unfair terms regime has now been introduced to protect people buying their home off the plan. Contract terms that may be rendered void by the new law would include: (a) a term that allowed the developer to change the location, size or the standard of finishes of the unit; or (b) a term that allowed the developer to terminate the contract at its discretion. So developers may ne...

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Villa Patris - 100% SOLD

Get the best of lifestyle and location at 'Villa Patris'. Exceptionally designed to maximise sunlight and create functional living space with quality and convenience in mind. - State of the art kitchens with ample cupboard space and soft close drawers - Stainless steel European appliances including cook top, under bench oven, range hood, microwave and dishwasher - Caesar stone bench tops, - Ens...

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Folini - 100% SOLD

Four brand new exceptionally designed Torrens title duplexes with spacious interiors, quality fixtures and innovative and functional floor plans. - Torrens Title (No Strata Levies) - Boutique development of only four dwellings - Ducted reverse cycle A/C throughout - Contemporary kitchens with Caesar stone bench tops, glass splash backs, Fisher & Paykel 900mm stainless steel appliances inclu...

Lease Guarantees

In a recent case, two directors had personally guaranteed the lease obligations of their company. The lease was later varied to provide for a larger area at additional rent. The variation of lease had a space for the guarantors to sign but for whatever reason their signatures were not obtained.   The company collapsed and the landlord looked to the guarantors to pay unpaid rent, but the ...

Selling a property which is subject to GST?

In a recent case, an auction contract relating to the sale of a shop was marked so that the sale was a taxable supply. There was nothing in the contract to say that the auction price would have 10% added to it for GST.   The highest bidder bought the property at auction for $2 million. He contended that the $2 million included the GST. The vendor however expected that GST would be added ...

EBEN GARDENS - 100% SOLD OFF THE PLAN!

Eben Gardens encapsulates all that is desirable in a designer town home, spacious open plan interiors devoted to living and entertaining, maximising natural light and privacy, complemented by high quality low maintenance finishes. Conveniently located within minutes of several quality schools, TAFE, the M2 Hills City Bus, parks and shops including Stockland Shopping Centre Baulkham Hills.&...

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SPAIN'S ALLEGRA EUROPEAN HOLDINGS BUYS BVLGARI HOUSE BUILDING!

Spanish property company Allegra European Holdings (Allegra) has made its debut in Australia, purchasing the Bvlgari House building for $29 Million.   The property comprises several strata units within 64 Castlereagh Street Sydney with a combined area of approximately 974sqm. The property is occupied by Bvlgari Australia, which is owned by Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy.   The sale r...

Reducing Child Falls from Windows

Windows in new residential buildings will be designed to enhance window safety and reduce the risk of child falls under changes to national construction standards announced by the Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB). The department sought support from the ABCB to take measures to reduce the problem of children falling from windows. The changes, which take effect from 1 May 2013, will require...

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Villa Lumiere, 57 - 61 North Rocks Rd North Rocks

Blueprint Property congratulates Khater Property Group on their nomination for Villa Lumiere in the Hills Shire Council Building & Design Awards.   Successful project marketing campaign by Blueprint Property results in 100% SOLD prior to project completion.    Villa Lumière represents a new genre in medium density living with multiple spacious living areas, innovat...

Think Child Safe for Windows and Balconies

Fair Trading urges all NSW consumers, whether parents or carers of young children, landlords of rented residential premises or real estate property managers, to be aware of the risks associated with children playing close to open windows or unattended on balconies.   Each year around 8,000 children are taken to hospital as a result of a fall, including approximately 50 who have fallen fr...

Capital Gains Tax Implications when selling a property in a Deceased Estate

A dwelling such as a house or home unit may be completely exempt from capital gains tax provided that certain conditions are fulfilled. (This tax exemption does not apply to commercial, industrial or retail properties.)In many cases – but not all – the main condition is that the property be sold within two years after the date of death. This two year limit may be extended if, after ...

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ASPIRE - 100% SOLD!

Blueprint Property welcomes you to 'ASPIRE'!        Distinctively designed, contemporary apartments with highly functional floor plans that compliment your busy lifestyle and provide you with the comfort and convenience you desire.       'Aspire' will comprise a small boutique complex of only 24 unique apartments, situated within 300 metres of Dundas R...

BLUE VISTA APARTMENTS - 100% SOLD OFF THE PLAN!

Welcome to Blue Vista Apartments, a truly unique development of enduring class and finish, distinctively designed, contemporary apartments with highly functional floor plans that compliment the busiest of lifestyles whilst providing comfort and convenience. These apartments will impress the most elaborate owner occupier or astute investor. Blue Vista Apartments will comprise a boutique com...

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ELEVARE ESTATE - 100% SOLD OFF THE PLAN

Come home to Elevare Estate, a beautifully designed and luxuriously appointed residential development comprising only 14 town homes, nestled alongside tranquil parkland in an exclusive and private cul-de-sac. These ecologically inspired homes with highly desirable north easterly aspects have been designed to maximize natural light and ventilation, providing functional and pleasant indoor a...

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ALLEGRA EUROPEAN HOLDINGS ACQUIRES A SECOND PROPERTY IN THE SYDNEY CBD!

Manuel Pavia of Blueprint Property has again negotiated the acquisition of another strategic retail investment in the Sydney CBD on behalf of corporate Spanish clients Allegra European Holdings!   The strata title retail property, on the ground floor and sub-basement of 66 Hunter Street Sydney, comprising approximately 2,000 square metres, is the home of Neil Perry's fine dining Restaura...