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What is Conveyancing?

‘Conveyancing’ is legal work carried out by Licensed Conveyancers and Solicitors to transfer property ownership from one person or entity to another.

When do you contact your Licensed Conveyancer/Solicitor?

The earlier you contact your legal representative the better.
If you’re selling your home, your contract will need to be prepared before the agent can market your property. If you’re buying, get in touch with your Licensed Conveyancer/Solicitor well before you go looking for your property so you can become acquainted with the buying process and also factor in the legal costs to your budget. The more knowledge you have the more confident and faster you can move to buy that property.

How long does conveyancing take?

A typical contract for sale can be prepared within 5 business days. The standard settlement period is 6 weeks after contracts have been exchanged. “Settlement” means the day when the property is legally transferred and when the keys are handed over. Settlement terms can be negotiated before signing the contract.

Why choose a Licensed Conveyancer?

A great Licensed Conveyancer will speak your language. Watch out for legal jargon. Plain English means no confusion, no intimidation and a clearer understanding of your legal rights in the contract.

Licensed Conveyancers are specialist professionals

Over 4 years (two at university, two in the field), Licensed Conveyancers only study property law plus areas that can impact upon conveyancing, such as company law. Result: we’re specialists in the legal intricacies of buying and selling real estate.

Just as family lawyers focus solely on family law, Licensed Conveyancers focus solely on property law. Because we just do one thing we know it inside out.

Is your Licensed Conveyancer available to move with you?

Because conveyancing is all that Licensed Conveyancers do, they are available when you need them. They are not distracted by other types of work and are available for you. When you find that dream property you don’t want to wait and you need to move fast to beat that other buyer.

Mistakes? They do happen…

All Licensed Conveyancers are required to have professional indemnity insurance. This insurance provides you with cover in the unlikely event that an error results in a cost to you. NSW Office of Fair Trading are the governing body for Licensed Conveyancers and are responsible to them in relation to matters of conduct and propriety.

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