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Who can do Conveyancing & Conveyancing Process

March 7, 2012

Who can do conveyancing work?

Three options for doing your conveyancing are:

  • using a licensed conveyancer
  • using a solicitor
  • doing it yourself

The conveyancing process:

The conveyancing process can involve the following steps:

  • arranging building and pest inspections
  • examining a strata inspection report if the property is part of a strata scheme
  • arranging finance if necessary
  • examining and exchanging the contract of sale
  • paying the deposit
  • arranging payment of stamp duties
  • preparing and examining the mortgage agreement
  • checking if there are outstanding arrears or land tax obligations
  • finding out if any government authority has a vested interest in the land or if any planned development could effect the property (eg. local council, Sydney Water, Roads and Traffic Authority)
  • finding out any information that may not have been previously disclosed such as a fence dispute or illegal building work
  • calculating adjustments for council and water rates for the property settlement
  • overseeing the change of title with the Land and Property Information NSW
  • completing any final checks prior to settlement
  • attending settlement
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  1. I found this very useful, thanks for sharing.

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