Buying Properties

Before signing a contract we can help you understand the essential information about purchasing a property.

We can provide you with the following conveyancing services:

  • Contract Reviewing: our experts will review any prospective contracts before you sign, and offer independent advice as to what the special conditions mean to you as the purchaser
  •  Advisory services: we can advise you of any information disclosed in the contracts and Form 1
  • Encumbrance checking: checking whether there are any encumbrances, either registered or to be registered, on the property
  • Document preparation: preparing documents related to your purchase and arranging for the fully signed documentation to be sent to us from the real estate agent
  • Insurance: advising you of the insurance requirements
  • Advise on “joint tenants” or “tenants in common”: discussing with you on how you wish to hold the land when purchasing a property with someone else (ie “joint tenants” or “tenants in common”)
  • Deadline follow-up: ensuring that special conditions are complied with on time
  • Memorandum of Transfer preparation: preparing the legal documentation necessary for the transfer of the property and lodging this document at the Lands Titles Office
  • Advising on Stamp duty & Fee payable: advising you on the stamp duty and registration fees
  • Outstanding charges: obtaining and examining the title and statutory searches to ensure that there are no outstanding charges on the property
  • Liaising with your mortgage broker and/or financial institution: keep in contact with them in regards to your mortgage and necessary documents
  • Rates and Taxes: checking that all rates and taxes are adjusted correctly by the vendor’s conveyancer
  • Settlement Statement preparation: preparing a settlement statement and forwarding it to you prior to settlement so that you are aware of all the costs
  • Stamping of transfer ready for the settlement: arranging for stamping of the transfer and any other documentation prior to settlement
  • Financial check: confirming all financial amounts provided to you by your financial institution
  • On Time Tracking: liaising with all other parties involved in the transaction regularly to ensure time frames are met
  • Money transaction arrangement: arranging for bank cheques or payments from your financial institution to be available for settlement
  • Settlement meeting on your behalf: Co-coordinating and attending the settlement appointment on your behalf
  • Advising about the settlement completion: we will inform you as soon as settlement has been completed
  • Notifying related parties of the completed settlement: we will inform the Real Estate Agent that settlement has been completed as well as notify other necessary organisations of the change of ownership
  • Confirmation of water use adjustment: we will confirm that that the water use has been adjusted to the date of settlement and paid by the Vendor

Properties under
$500,000

from
$ 770
Aud
  • Plus disbursements
  • Excludes LTO registration fee

Properties $500,000
to $1,000,000

from
$ 880
Aud
  • Plus disbursements
  • Excludes LTO registration fee

Properties over
$1,000,000

from
$ 1,320
Aud
  • Plus disbursements
  • Excludes LTO registration fee

Adelaide Professional
Conveyancers & Solicitors

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