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Urgent Caveat Removal Supreme Court of Victoria

Urgent Caveat Removal

The removal of a wrongful caveat on your property does not need to be a long, drawn-out process.  For example, in less urgent situations, the issuing of a Lapsing Notice can be the perfect way to remove an wrongful caveat. A Lapsing Notice places the onus on the caveator (the person who lodged the caveat) to substantiate the caveat… Read more »


How long does a Caveat last?

How long does a caveat last?

A caveat will remain in effect – encumbering a title – until it is either withdrawn by the caveator (the person who lodged the caveat on the property) or else removed by the issuing of a lapsing notice or court order. In short, a caveat does not magically disappear after a set amount of time. You cannot… Read more »


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Can a property be sold if it has a caveat on it?

The short answer here is ‘no’, in most circumstances a property cannot be sold if a caveat is in place. Many people refer to a caveat as an ‘encumbrance’. This is because it has been registered over the title to a property precisely in order to stop other interested parties from dealing with or transacting… Read more »


How long does it take to remove a caveat in Victoria

How long does it take to remove a caveat in Victoria?

The length of time required to remove a caveat in Victoria will depend on the option taken to remove it. This in turn depends on whether or not you urgently need to remove a caveat from your property. In general, non-urgent removal takes approximately 55 days. Urgent caveat removal via the Supreme Court of Victoria,… Read more »


How much does it cost to remove a caveat?

How much does it cost to remove a caveat from a property?

At Caveat Removal Victoria, we offer four methods to remove a caveat on a property in Victoria. These methods are:1. By consent through a Letter of Demand,2. Issuing a ‘Lapsing Notice’,3. Voluntary withdrawal of a caveat you previously lodged yourself, and4. Caveat Removal via the Supreme Court of Victoria. As these methods pertain to differing… Read more »


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Caveat Withdrawal via Supreme Court of Victoria

If you believe there is an improperly lodged or wrongful caveat in place on your property, or a property you wish to buy or sell, there are a few options open to you for its removal. Firstly, you can request that we assist you in submitting a Letter of Demand to the caveator. This means… Read more »


What is an improper caveat Victoria

What is an improper caveat?

Before we get into what exactly constitutes an improper caveat, let’s first define proper, or lawful, caveats. What is a proper caveat? A proper caveat is one that protects the legitimate interests in land of the person who lodged it (the caveator). Lawful caveats arise when there is an agreement by one party to allow… Read more »


How to Remove a Caveat in Victoria

How to remove a caveat on a property in Victoria

At Caveat Removal Victoria, we offer four methods to remove a caveat on a property in Victoria. These methods are:1. by persuading the caveator to withdraw the caveat by Letter of Demand,2. issuing a ‘Lapsing Notice’,3. Caveat Removal via the Supreme Court of Victoria for urgent matters, and4. voluntary withdrawal of a caveat you previously… Read more »


What is a Caveat Melbourne

What is a caveat?

What is a caveat, exactly? Caveats can arise when dealing with property in Victoria. Under Victorian property law, caveats inform a potential buyer of the fact that a third party – or ‘caveator’ – has potential grounds for some form of legal interest over the title, or is otherwise claiming a right over the property…. Read more »