Beware of real estate’s worst nightmare.
by Neil Jenman
Imagine this You go on holidays and when you return, someone else is living in your home.
“Who are you? What are you doing here?” you ask.
“I am the new owner. Who are you?” comes the reply.
Welcome to real estate’s worst nightmare where someone has stolen your home and there’s not much you can do about it.
This is not a joke, it’s a serious warning about what can happen to almost any property owner in Australia, especially if their properties are unattended.
For several years, a few people in property circles have been aware of a large loophole in Australia’s property laws. It’s a loophole that allows thieves to steal almost any property in any area at any time and do it easily and quickly with a slim chance of being caught.
It is irresponsible to explain how to commit a crime, which is why this story has never been told.
So why tell it now? …..more