Posts Tagged ‘Government’

Early release of superannuation may be within reach for those experiencing financial hardship from a residential mortgage or needing property modifications

The Australian Government has policies in place to cater for people who encounter financial hardship and require assistance paying a mortgage or modifying a property. Those experiencing these circumstances may be eligible for the early release of super to assist with the financial hardship Mortgage assistance can help prevent a home being sold by the […]

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The impact of recent changes to the Environmental Planning & Assessment Amendment (Fire Safety) Regulation on property values

As of July 18th 2014 a number of changes came into play for the Environmental Planning and Assessment Amendment (Fire Safety) Regulation. These include changes to requirements for Complying Development Certificates (CDCs) and Construction Certificates (CCs), such as the removal of building fire safety reports when submitting a CDC. The NSW Government Building Professionals Board […]

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Parking Space Levy for commercial spaces within some of Sydneys top business districts

The 2014 parking space levy run by the NSW Government is broken up into two leviable district areas including the City of Sydney business districts, North Sydney and Milsons Point business districts along with Bondi Junction, Chatswood, Parramatta and St Leonards. Originally introduced in 1992 to avert car use in business districts by placing a […]

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Bid to give first home buyers access to their superannuation

Nick Xenophon is proposing a new law that will allow first home buyers to use their superannuation to purchase property. Xenophon, a SA independent senator, backs the plan for new home buyers to borrow money from their super accounts to assist in securing a deposit (The Adviser). Suggestions for the government to adopt a similar […]

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The Environmental Upgrade Agreement

Preston Rowe Paterson offer a number of sustainability services that assist owners in the Environmental Upgrade Agreement process, which gives existing commercial and industrial owners access to finance for environmental improvements. Activities classified as an upgrade under the EUA include improving energy or water efficiency, reducing waste and greenhouse gas emissions, recycling, pollution prevention or […]

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