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  1. Ocean views “FOREVER” – real estate sales pitch or a fraudulent misrepresentation?

    3 October 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    A property developer made representations that a lot for sale would have “ocean views FOREVER” due to height restrictions on the “sold” adjacent lots. The unconditional contracts on the adjacent lots were terminated and, when they...

  2. Is the shopping centre half empty or half full? Whether specific outcomes and tenancy rates can be implied into an exclusive leasing agreement

    30 August 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    This case involved a failed joint venture in relation to the post GFC development of a shopping centre. The joint venture claimed the defendant real estate agency, Savills, was liable in contract and tort for the failed venture because it failed to secure...

  3. Agent’s pre-sale statements about parking availability on battle axe block not misleading

    23 October 2018 | Insurance & Health Law

    In a unanimous decision, the NSW Court of Appeal has affirmed that the respondent real estate agent did not engage in misleading and deceptive conduct in relation to alleged pre-sale misrepresentations concerning the availability of parking at the...

  4. Real Estate Professionals Beware: Are you providing financial advice?

    4 November 2016 | Insurance & Health Law

    In Issue Meaning of “financial advice” The Background Over the course of the last 20 years, Australia has witnessed a significant property investment boom. While many real estate professionals can provide property related services to...

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