There are significant changes commencing on 1 December 2014 which effect all property contracts and appointment of agents. The simple solution is to always check any documents before you sign. Everyone must be diligent in making sure that the regulations are complied with otherwise you cannot assume that a transaction will complete as expected. Given the size of the average property transaction it is highly beneficial to have at least 30 minutes of professional advice before proceeding. We are very happy to review contract prior to execution and give advice about the terms. Our view is by adding a simple but clear Special Condition an enormous amount of heartache can be saved at the pointy end of the transaction.