Get the facts before you buy, ways to buy, fees, charges, cooling-off period, warranties, running costs, depreciation
Information for debt collectors in Victoria regarding restrictions on recovering costs and debt buying.
Checklist for consumers planning to buy a flat, apartment or unit; questions to ask about strata title and owners corporations
Information for property buyers on private sales, offers, conditional offers, negotiating, deposits and cooling off.
Information for property buyers on how to inspect a property, open for inspections, pest inspections, building inspections
Information for property buyers about buying a property off-the-plan.
28 Jul 2014 - Changes to Victorian laws, to come into effect later this year, will clarify the information that sellers must provide to prospective home buyers.
19 Jul 2021 - Consumer Affairs Victoria has been conducting a range of compliance and educational activities to help ensure homebuyers don’t experience the illegal practice of underquoting.
27 Sep 2012 - The Director of Consumer Affairs Victoria has issued a Public Warning notice to consumers about the business practices of Buy A Trail Pty Ltd ACN 149 207 849 (“the company”) and its director Mark William Whittingham.
22 Feb 2016 - A Melbourne-based online toy retailer has been banned from taking money up-front from customers until 2020.