Building Permit: What Is It and Why Is It Important?

Construction is an exciting yet overwhelming process. It is exciting because it brings a feeling of accomplishment and satisfaction to the owner. On the other side, the process is vast because it involves several requirements and challenges. One of the essential requirements for starting a new building is a building permit. The licence is a must-have document when renovating an old building, constructing a new structure or installing a swimming pool, deck or more.   Read More...

Top tips for seniors looking for work

With many seniors facing the financial realities of a longer lifespan, the Australian workforce is increasingly populated by older workers. It can be difficult, however, to find a suitable employment role when you're approaching or have reached retirement age. If you're looking for an encore career, check out these top tips to help you find the perfect job for your abilities and needs. Revamp your resume A chronological resume detailing your entire employment history may be overwhelming for prospective employers, and will emphasize your age.   Read More...

Important Evidence in De Facto Relationships

It is vital to understand immigration laws and regulations that apply to de facto relationships before applying for a Visa. The De Facto visa is for unmarried partners who meet specified conditions and it is also officially known as the 820 Visa or Australia Partner visa. Typically, this visa grant remains valid for two years and you can apply for permanent residence after the period. If there are children born from the relationship or the partnership is considered long-standing, you may be eligible for direct permanent residence in Australia.   Read More...

Why Plan for a Site Analysis Before Purchasing Land for Development

If you're a property developer looking to purchase land for development you want to ensure you know everything about the parcel before even making an offer. This includes its physical characteristics, so you know if it's the right choice for building any type of structure. However, you also need to know more about the land when considering property development, and this is where a comprehensive site analysis can assist. Note a few aspects of this process and why you want to plan for site analysis before purchasing any land for development.   Read More...

Do De Facto Couples Need a Binding Financial Agreement?

A de facto couple is a couple (same sex or different sexes) that are in a sexual relationship, live together (fully or part time) and act like a married couple, except these couples are not married legally. You may be wondering whether you need a binding financial contract if you are in a de facto relationship. This article explains the situations under which this contract would help you. Specifying How Spousal Maintenance Matters Should Be Handled   Read More...