When you are purchasing an investment property, an important cost to consider is body corporate fees. While it is clearly evident that body corporate fees have come down considerably on recent new projects, they are still something that need to
Conveyancing is the term for the legal and statutory processes required to effect the transfer of ownership of real estate from one person to another. The preparation, execution, verification and lodgement of numerous legal documents are important elements of conveyancing.
A good conveyancer will explain clearly the meaning and importance of each process, using plain English (not complicated legal terms) to help you understand exactly what’s involved and what documentation you are signing. Drawing upon your instructions, we will also assist you to meet your legal obligations and protect your rights and interests.
Investigating the title of the property is one of the most important elements of conveyancing.
Whether buying or selling, you should be aware of anything affecting the property such as proposals by government departments, illegal buildings, or outstanding rates. On your behalf, the conveyancer will conduct the appropriate searches and inquiries on the property.
In summary, conveyancers undertake:
- Certificate of Title searches
- Searches of government departments and local authorities
- Advice on the effect of the contract
- Preparation and certification of legal documents
- Stamping of required documents
- Calculation of adjustments of rates and taxes
- Preparation of settlement statements
- Liaison with mortgagors and financiers; and
- Attendance at settlement.