For the Purchaser

Attending to the transfer of a property may seem a simple process that takes little time. Nothing is further from the truth! Conveyancing is a complex series of tasks that require knowledge and skill and for this reason conveyancers must hold special qualifications and be licensed.

Below is a list of tasks required to fulfil a Conveyancer’s legal obligations to you:

  • Take initial instructions from Purchaser and advise Purchaser to get insurance cover immediately
  • Send letter of engagement to client to sign and return.
  • Carefully peruse the contract, Form 1 and any other documents
  • Ensure purchaser is getting the correct property – eg client to sign a plan of the property
  • Obtain appropriate statutory searches. Check contract and Form 1 against searches. Get instructions if appropriate
  • Ensure special conditions are met by the allocated due dates.
  • Consider if client needs GST or other tax, legal or professional advice and obtain instructions
  • Ascertain if there are any stamp duty concessions available to client’
  • Ascertain if Purchaser is a first home buyer
  • Ascertain the manner in which joint Purchasers are to hold the Property
  • Ensure that any encumbrance on the title is dealt with appropriately
  • Confirm finance arrangements with Purchaser and deal accordingly with Lender
  • Attend the Lands Titles Office on settlement day to complete the Transaction.

Please contact us for more information.