Property / 17.09.2014

Holding open homes, getting the right price, moving, and finding another property can all be stressful.  Before you embark on that process there is one important matter that should be given some serious thought, and that is the terms of the listing authority (or agency...

General News, Property / 20.08.2014

It is becoming increasingly common for lenders (usually banks) to require third parties to give guarantees for the obligations of a borrower.  Where the borrower is associated with other entities the bank wants to ensure that securities given to the bank by the other entities...

Sharemilking & Contract Milking / 03.03.2014

BlackmanSpargo has revised its contract milking agreement. The new agreement contains a number of clauses which are not available under the Federated Farmers’ Contract Milking Agreement 2011. The significant advantages to the BlackmanSpargo contract milking agreement are: The agreement recognises that many contract milkers will be forming...

General News, Property / 20.02.2014

The Environment With the economic downturn and many businesses still struggling to make ends meet, inevitably some businesses are still at risk of failing.  In this environment, it is important for farmers to understand the risks associated with paying large deposits for goods or services. The Rationale So...