‘Caveats “Caveat” basically means a caution or warning. A caveat on the title has two purposes: 1. It is a warning to all the world that a person claims an interest in the land; and 2. It acts as a statutory injunction restraining the Registrar from registering a dealing affecting the land without first notifying the caveator. A caveat does not create anything, nor does it bring into existence a

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Priority notices

A priority notice effectively reserves your spot in the queue. It is a notification of an intended dealing with land and will prevent the registration of any other dealings with the land until it has expired. This does not mean they cannot be lodged but that the dealing covered by the notice will have priority. The notice will expire when either: the dealing referred to in it is registered it

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