Alan McGillivray has many years experience in FIRB and can assist by providing advice to an overseas investor for real estate. Following are Government links to information on the FIRB real estate category.

The real estate category covers investment in:

This category also includes a section on compliance issues.

Who is exempt?

Refer to Exemptions for acquisitions which do not require notification and approval.

Entering into a contract

If an acquisition is not exempt, foreign purchaser(s) must notify the Government prior to acquiring the interest. If they enter a contract, it should be conditional upon foreign investment approval, and they should ensure that it remains conditional until after foreign investment approval is granted.

Foreign persons are in breach of the FATA if they enter an unconditional contract to acquire property (or if their conditional contract becomes unconditional) before approval is granted and may be subject to significant penalties.


Alan has had many years experience in Foreign Investment Review Board, he has the answers to all your questions. When it comes to Foreign Investment Review Board, otherwise none as, FIRB, Alan can help you he looks into things like, investing, Government links, residential real estate, residential, commercial, rural, accommodation facilities, urban land corporations, trust, Real estate, whether you're Buying, Selling, Renting, or just seeking a, Holiday, destination, Alan McGillivray, at Alan McGillivray Real Estate can assist you
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