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 For many Australians, retirement means a change in their pace of life. This may come with the decision to downsize your home with the option of moving into a retirement or lifestyle village.

 When looking at properties in these villages, there are a few main types of contracts you can choose from.

 Leasehold arrangements

 With a leasehold agreement you don't actually own the property, but you sign a long-term lease (often set at 99 years). As well as rent payments, you normally have to pay maintenance costs for the upkeep of common areas.

 When you want to move or end the lease, you'll...

The Bollen Memo - Episode 6

This month we speak to Lydia Brown, one of our Solicitor's here at East Coast Law about Personal Property Securities and the Personal Property Securities Register. Find out how to use the PPSR and...