Buy Now is a sub-brand of M & W Legals Cronulla Pty Ltd ATF M & W Legals Family Trust trading under the ABN, relevant licenses and insurances of M & W Legals Cronulla Pty Ltd ATF M & W Legals Family Trust. Where Buy Now is mentioned throughout these terms and conditions, it is intended to refer to M & W Legals Cronulla Pty Ltd ATF M & W Legals Family Trust trading as Buy Now, M & W Legals and all relevant sub-brands and names.
All services and products offered by Buy Now, are fulfilled by M & W Legals Cronulla Pty Ltd ATF M & W Legals Family Trust.
Agent refers to the listing Real Estate Agent with whom Buy Now has an ongoing relationship to provide services. Buy Now is not made aware of agency agreements between Agents and the Vendors and therefore, makes the assumption that an Agent ordering a report has the authority under the Agency Agreement to do so. The Agent agrees that by using this service, they have the relevant authority to do so and indemnifies Buy Now against any claims to the contrary.
Buyer refers to a potential purchaser of a strata property. The Buyer agrees that by using this service, they have the relevant authority to do so and indemnifies Buy Now against any claims to the contrary.
Report refers to any Strata Report prepared and made available by Buy Now to, for or on behalf of any Vendor, Agent, Buyer or other authorised party.
All intellectual property and unique content on this page and in all reports prepared by Buy Now is subject to ownership rights, intellectual property rights and copyright in favour of M & W Legals Cronulla Pty Ltd ATF M & W Legals Family Trust. Any unauthorised distribution or use is expressly prohibited.
Buy Now has made all reasonable efforts to ensure that the content of this website, including all content and reports are correct, subject to the limitations noted in the Reports section of these terms and conditions. Buy Now will not be responsible for any inaccuracies or omissions throughout.
Buy Now has no commission relationship with any Agent, Vendor or Client. Reports are entirely independent. An Agent, Vendor or Client receives a copy of the report with the same content as that of the Buyers. We make no concessions or alterations to the content of the report at the request of any Agent, Vendor or Client.
By ordering a Strata Report (the report) for a property, you agree that you will be contacted to provide payment in the amount of $75. You further agree not to commission a publicly available Strata Report from any other company
You agree to make potential purchasers aware of the existence of report prepared by Buy Now by distributing the flyer provided by Buy Now.
You agree to advise Buy Now within 48 hours of cooling off/unconditional exchange of the name and contact telephone number and email address of the successful purchaser of any property submitted to Buy Now.
You agree not to distribute the advance Agents copy of the report to any person or persons without the express permission of Buy Now. In the event that any copy of the report is distributed by any party without the express permission of Buy Now, or in contravention of the Terms and Conditions, a fee of $290 as full payment for the report will be charged to the credit card provided for payment of the Seller contribution.
Reports are valid only for the period of listing on the Buy Now website and Buy Now reserves the right to retract any report, at any time. An agent may commission an updated report at a further fee of $75. The updated report will replace the original report without exception. Potential Buyers who have purchased the report are entitled only to the version of the report available at the time of their purchase of the report and no further updated versions, unless they decide to purchase those updated versions.
Buy Now Reports is available only for properties for which the Strata Manager is located, or offers inspections, in the Sutherland Shire/St George area or any other area as determined by Buy Now Reports from time to time. Buy Now Reports reserves the right to decline to offer a report for any property for any reason, including but not limited to the location or conditions imposed by the Strata Manager.
Any failure to adhere to the above terms and conditions will result in immediate termination of service and retraction of any commissioned reports from the Buy Now website.
You agree not to distribute the report to any person or persons without the express permission of Buy Now. The information within the report is to be used solely by the Buyer for the purpose of informing you about the content of the strata records in relation to your potential purchase. The information is not to be passed on or disseminated to any other person or to use the information for any purpose other than that stated herein.
By purchasing the full report at a cost of $75, you expressly agree that, should you be the successful purchaser, the Agent will provide your details to Buy Now. Your nominated credit card will be charged a further $215 without any further contact or notice from Buy Now or the Agent. Should you be the successful purchaser of another lot within the same strata plan which is concurrently for sale, you will also be liable for the further charge of $215 without notice, as you will have been deemed to have received the full benefit of the information in the report for use in your purchase.
Reports are valid only at the date of inspection as disclosed on the website prior to purchase. The Buyer is responsible for ensuring that the Report meets their needs, including the date of inspection, prior to purchasing the report. Should the Buyer wish to commission a new report to be inspected specifically for the Buyer, the Buyer should visit www.mwlegals.com.au and NOT purchase a Buy Now Report. The Buyer is then liable for all fees as disclosed at www.mwlegals.com.au.
If, after purchasing a Buy Now Report, the Buyer wishes to commission a new inspection and update of that report, the Buy Now fee of $75 will be credited against the full cost of a commissioned report as disclosed at www.mwlegals.com.au. Updates are subject to re-inspection at the office of the Strata Manager and may take up to several days.
Credit Card details are not held by Buy Now. They are held by the secure payment processing site eWay, subject to their own terms and conditions. Credit card payments are protected with the highest levels of security. Buy Now does not have access to the credit card details held by eWay, but reserves the right to direct eWay to process payment in accordance with these terms and conditions. Buy Now accepts no responsibility for any misuse of credit cards subject to breaches of eWay.
Inspections and reports are conducted and prepared subject to section 182 of the Strata Schemes Management Act 2015 below. Buy Now has no authority over the enforcement of this Act and its clauses.
“STRATA SCHEMES MANAGEMENT ACT 2015 – SECT 182 – Requests for inspection of records of owners corporation
(1) Persons who may inspect
An owner, mortgagee or covenant chargee of a lot in a strata scheme, or a person authorised by the owner, mortgagee or covenant chargee, may request the owners corporation to allow an inspection to be carried out under this section.
(2) Form of request
The request must be made by written notice given to the owners corporation and be accompanied by the fee prescribed by the regulations.
(3) Items to be made available for inspection
The owners corporation must make the following items available for inspection by the person who makes the request or the person’s agent:
(a) the strata roll,
(b) any other records or documents required to be kept under this Part,
(c) the plans, specifications, certificates, diagrams and other documents required to be delivered to the owners corporation before its first annual general meeting by the original owner or the lessor of a leasehold strata scheme,
(d) if in its custody or under its control, the certificate of title comprising the common property or, in the case of a leasehold strata scheme, the certificate of title for the lease of the common property,
(e) any applicable 10-year capital works fund plan,
(f) the last financial statements prepared,
(g) every current policy of insurance taken out by the owners corporation and the receipt for the premium last paid for each such policy,
(h) if a strata managing agent has been appointed, a copy of the instrument of appointment,
(i) if a strata renewal plan has been given to owners for their consideration under Part 10 of the Strata Schemes Development Act 2015 , a copy of the plan,
(j) any other record or document in the custody or under the control of the owners corporation,
(k) if the duties of the owners corporation under this subsection have been delegated to a strata managing agent, any other records (including records of the strata managing agent) relating to the strata scheme that are prescribed by the regulations,
(l) if a building manager agreement is in force or has been entered into but has not yet commenced, a copy of the building manager agreement,
(m) particulars of any service agreement entered into by the owners corporation,
(n) particulars of any agreement entered into with a local council for a strata parking area,
(o) if the request is made within 5 years after the end of the initial period, particulars of any orders made under section 27 and copies of any related contracts or other documents.
Maximum penalty: 5 penalty units.
(4) Meeting inspections
For the purpose of complying with requirements for the giving of notice of a meeting of the owners corporation, the original owner (whether or not having ceased to be an owner) or an agent authorised in writing by the original owner is entitled to inspect the strata roll without payment on making a written application.
All prices listed are inclusive of GST. All prices and payments are to be in Australian Dollars.
M & W Legals Cronulla Pty Ltd ATF M & W Legals Family Trust does not offer refunds for reports that are completed and purchased in accordance with our Terms & Conditions.
Cancellation fees may be applicable for reports cancelled once inspectors have been scheduled or dispatched to the search location.
Reports are prepared for the named client and if that person is a Solicitor or Conveyancer, the client of that Solicitor or Conveyancer. M & W Legals Cronulla Pty Ltd ATF M & W Legals Family Trust trading as Buy Now will not accept any responsibility to any other person who relies upon this report to their detriment unless it has agreed in writing to accept such responsibility.
Limitation of Liability
Inspections are ordered by the selling agent on the authority of the vendor, usually at the time of (or close to) listing for sale. Reports are compiled from information obtained from a search of the books and documents of the subject Strata Plan made available on the date of this inspection. The report is accurate only as at the date of inspection. You are notified that not all records may have been presented for inspection. Where evident that documentation was not presented it was requested, however, M & W Legals Cronulla Pty Ltd ATF M & W Legals Family Trust have no authority over the Owners’ Corporation or its representatives including Strata Managing Agents.
M & W Legals Cronulla Pty Ltd ATF M & W Legals Family Trust do not undertake any physical inspection of the building.
All reasonable care is exercised whilst compiling Reports. No warranty or representation is made as to the accuracy of the information provided by the Owners’ Corporation or its representative including the Strata Managing Agent and/or Officers of the Executive Committee of the Owners Corporation and no responsibility will be taken by M & W Legals Cronulla Pty Ltd ATF M & W Legals Family Trust for any loss or damage due to any cause whatsoever, including negligence whether in connection with information supplied by the Owners’ Corporation or its representatives including the Strata Managing Agent and/or Officers of the Executive Committee of the Owners Corporation.
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Last update: 13 Jan 2021
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