Conveyancing is the legal transfer of ownership of a property from a seller to a buyer.
While that may sound simple, the legal procedure for conducting the transfer can be quite complex.
We can assist both buyers and sellers in the conveyancing process.
Our services include but are not limited to:
- Preparation of Contract of Sale and Section 32 Statements
- Off the Plan Contracts of Sale
- Related party transfers
- Land & compulsory acquisition
How we help buyers?
- Check the terms of the Contract of Sale and the Vendor’s Section 32 Statement
- Conduct a title search to confirm that the Vendor has the right to sell
- Apply for any necessary certificates
- Lodge a caveat over the property on behalf of the buyer
- Prepare all transfer documents
- Coordinate the transaction between the buyer’s lender and vendor’s representative
- Calculate statement of adjustments and balance of money required for settlement
- Book settlement via PEXA (Property Exchange Australia)
- Prepare Notice of Acquisition
- Finalise the transaction by providing a buyer with a Settlement Statement and Tax Invoice
How we help sellers?
- Prepare Section 32 Statement and Contract of Sale
- Contact the seller’s financial institution to discharge mortgage after the sale of the property
- Send the Section 27 Statement to the purchaser’s representative for early release of the deposit
- Check transfer of land documentation
- Ensure adjustments for rates and charges have been calculated correctly
- Book settlement via PEXA
- Arrange payment of the proceeds of sale in accordance with seller’s instructions
- Prepare Notice of Disposition
- Finalise the transaction by providing the seller with Settlement Statement and Tax Invoice
Why hire a Lawyer instead of a Conveyancer?
Generally, a conveyancer only has knowledge of property law and can only conduct the transfer of property.
If there are complications in the conveyancing process, the conveyancer may not be equipped to resolve those issues and will have to ask you to hire the services of a lawyer.
A lawyer can also assist with other legal issues in the conveyancing process such as tax issues, or how the sale of the property can affect divorce proceedings.
We offer a fixed fee for conveyancing.