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CONVEYANCING AND PROPERTY LAW

For the vast majority of people, buying or selling a property will be one of the most significant financial transactions they enter into during the course of their lives. When it comes to transferring ownership of property or land, it’s essential to engage the services of experienced conveyancing and property lawyers, because small mistakes can prove to be extremely costly where larger sums of money are involved.

Here at Kingsley Lawson Lawyers, we’re able to offer a comprehensive, one-stop selection of legal support services and advice. Our specialist Australian property lawyers will guide you through the complex process of buying or selling your home or commercial property, in a way that’s simple to understand – from start to successful completion. That means giving you access to our experienced team of conveyancing lawyers, keeping you informed at every stage, and anticipating legal and financial requirements before they become a delay or a problem.

Each property transaction presents a unique set of requirements, and at Kingsley Lawson Lawyers, our goal is to provide the guidance and expertise you need – wherever you are. Whether you’re selling a property in New South Wales, need a conveyancing solicitor in Victoria, or looking to lease commercial or retail property in Queensland – you can be sure that our nationwide network of experienced and qualified property law specialists will get you through the process as quickly and efficiently as possible.

 

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM OUR PROPERTY AND CONVEYANCING SPECIALISTS

Laws and safeguards are in place to ensure that property conveyancing in Australia is safe, fair, and legal. While these systems exist to protect you and your interests, they are complex, requiring the services of a qualified conveyancing specialist in order to navigate them successfully. During any property sale, at Kingsley Lawson Lawyers, we believe that the role of a great conveyancing expert is two-fold. Not only will our professional property law specialists prepare and complete all necessary documentation, but they’ll also be there when you need property conveyancing advice or guidance too. At Kingsley Lawson Lawyers, we aim to make the process of buying or selling your property as stress-free and trouble-free as we can, and our property and conveyancing experts will take care of everything so that you can get on with making your next move.

D.I.Y. PROPERTY CONVEYANCING – THE RISKS AND THE FACTS

In Australia, there is no legal requirement to hire a professional property conveyancer, whether you’re buying or selling. However, going down the route of attempting to carry out your own conveyancing is risky and therefore not recommended. Unless you happen to be an Australian property lawyer, it’s advisable to seek out the services of a specialist in property conveyancing.

Failure to understand and satisfy complicated Australian property laws can be very costly and may lead to future losses. Problems due to incompetent conveyancing which come to light after a transaction is completed can at best, amount to substantial sums. In the worst cases, mistakes can result in the loss of property. Most organisations recommend that buyers and sellers of property enlist the help of a professional conveyancer. Where your home, business, or financial future is concerned, it makes sense to make sure you have qualified people on your team.

THE CONVEYANCING PROCESS EXPLAINED: IN ADVANCE OF THE PROPERTY CONTRACT

The time to engage one of our qualified conveyancing lawyers arrives as soon as you develop an interest in buying or selling a property. Successful property transactions involve sound planning, so discuss your goals and strategy with a professional conveyancer before you make an offer on a property you intend to purchase. It’s also wise to consult with one of our professional property law specialists before you respond to any offers on a property you wish to sell.

As a potential property purchaser, even if you pay a deposit, the vendor isn’t obliged to sell to you. As a seller, similarly, nothing is set in stone until a contract has been drawn up and its terms agreed by all parties. That’s why it’s a great idea to have expert help from the outset. We’ll conduct relevant property title and planning searches, respond to queries and requests from the other party on your behalf and keep you informed about the process and legal aspects of the documentation. At Kingsley Lawson Lawyers, we look after your best interests from day one of a deal.

THE CONVEYANCING PROCESS EXPLAINED: BETWEEN THE CONTRACT AND THE SETTLEMENT – WE TAKE CARE OF EVERYTHING

Once contracts have been drawn up and exchanged, there is much to do in order to ensure a smooth transaction. That’s where our expert assistance truly comes into its own, and our property conveyancing service offers so much more beyond drawing up documents and the contract. We’ll help you to make sure that all payments and financial arrangements – such as stamp duty and mortgage agreements – are in place ahead of time. We will deal with the time-consuming elements of the settlement, such as calculating your liability for rates, land tax, and any issues connected with common areas in strata purchases.

When the time arrives for settlement, our conveyancing specialist will represent your interests by attending on your behalf. We’ll meet with the representatives of the other party and take care of all the legal documentation required to complete the property transfer process.

 

THE CONVEYANCING PROCESS EXPLAINED: BEYOND THE SETTLEMENT

Australian property conveyancing is a complicated business, and while settlement may be a relief, it’s not necessarily the end of the process. You still run the risk of incurring extra costs if you’re not familiar with the process, and our professional property conveyancer will make sure that all of the necessary transfer paperwork gets registered with the Land Titles Office in your state. Beyond the settlement, our specialist property law team will assist you with tasks such as notifying any relevant property manager of your ownership and tying up any loose ends.

 

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