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What does a conveyancer do? May 10, 2021

If you’re on the verge of buying or selling a property, you’ve probably been asking yourself this question – What does a conveyancer do? At Oliver & Co. Conveyancing we pride ourselves on going above and beyond for our clients. We’re particularly committed to ensuring that our processes are transparent and educational so you feel (and know) that you’re in safe hands.

In this post you’ll learn:

  • What conveyancing is
  • What a conveyancer does
  • How a conveyancer helps sellers
  • How a conveyancer helps buyers

What is conveyancing?

Conveyancing is the transfer of a land title from one person or entity to another.

The process is complex and it is highly recommended that you use a professional when buying or selling a property.

For the sake of a relatively small fee, ensuring that you have dotted all the i’s and crossed all the t’s, you can rest assured that you are protected in the transaction.

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What is a conveyancer?

A conveyancer is a licensed professional who specialises in buying and selling property.

It is recommended that you engage a conveyancer whenever you’re:

  • Buying or selling property
  • Subdividing land
  • Updating a title (i.e. registering a death)
  • Registering, changing or removing an easement.

What does a conveyancer do for the seller?

A conveyancer for the seller will:

  • Prepare the contract for sale
  • Represent you in the contractual dealings with the buyer
  • Ensure that you receive your sale proceeds
  • Liaise with your bank to discharge your mortgage
  • Settle the property – act on your behalf and advise when settlement has taken place.

What does a conveyancer do for the buyer?

A conveyancer for the buyer will:

  • Prepare, clarify and lodge legal documents
  • Research the property and its certificate of title
  • Calculate rates adjustments and stamp duty
  • Liaise with your financier
  • Represent you in the contractual dealings with the seller
  • Ensure that you receive good title on your land
  • Settle the property – act on your behalf and advise when settlement has taken place.

If you’d like more information on the conveyancing process or you’d like a free FIXED FEE quote please get in touch with our friendly team.

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Oliver & Co. Conveyancing - Tayla Oliver

Hi there! I'm Tayla Oliver

I founded Oliver & Co. Conveyancing to educate and support you through the buying and selling process with affordable, full-service conveyancing services. You can count on our experienced and friendly team to look after your best interests, all the way from ‘just looking’ to settlement and beyond. 

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