The Family Law Specialists

conveyancing & land transactions

Buying, Selling & Transfering Property

Whether you are buying or selling. Whether it is commercial property, residential property, strata or retirement unit or rural land. Whether you are a knowledgeable investor, looking to upgrade or downsize or first home buyer, we have the experience and skills to help you through the process.

We have a dedicated property law solicitor in our team who can support you in every step of the conveyancing process.

Buying a Property

What we do:

  • Inspect the contract and negotiate terms;
  • Arrange and analyse all necessary inspections;
  • Facilitate finance arrangements;
  • Exchange contracts;
  • Arrange payments for the deposit and transfer duty;
  • Prepare declarations, applications and supporting documents, including First Home Benefits Assistance for transfer duty exemption/concession
  • Examine the mortgage agreement;
  • Ensure there are no outstanding rates, water charges or land tax obligations;
  • Ensure compliance (swimming pools, vendor obligations regarding: Foreign Resident Capital Gains Withholding, Residential GST Withholding, land tax);
  • Ensure there are no third-party interests in the property;
  • Ensure all disclosures have been made by the vendor;
  • Calculate adjustments for council and water rates and (where applicable) strata levies;
  • Complete final checks immediately prior to settlement;
  •  Facilitate the change of title.

Selling a Property

  • Prepare contract for sale compliant with legislation and regulations;
  • Work with you to ensure inclusion of all conditions necessary;
  • Advise your responsibilities about Vendor disclosures;
  •  Facilitate any necessary searches and certificates;
  • Liaise with stakeholders and ensure payout to release loans secured against the property at settlement;
  • Facilitate exchange of contracts and payment of deposit;
  • Ensure all obligations are met regarding inclusions and exclusions;
  • Co-ordinate payment of any vendor obligations in relation to Foreign Resident Capital Gains Withholding; Residential GST Withholding; land tax
  • Facilitate settlement and finance.

Transferring a Property

Whether it is between family members, spouses or during a separation, we can ensure the process is simple and stress free for you.

What we do:

  •  Advise on the process and outcomes of any transfer;
  • Advise on transfer duty requirements and valuations;
  • Advise on finance arrangements need to be put in place,
  • Prepare declarations, applications and agreements;
  • Facilitate settlement.

Our property team have extensive experience and will ensure your purchase is handled professionally and swiftly. Call us today to find out more.