What is a Conveyancing Lawyer?
A conveyancing lawyer will deal with matters evolving from the transfer and ownership of property. Conveyancing lawyers will prepare the documentation for the sale as well as organise the settlement negotiations between the parties. Importantly, they make sure that all documents are created correctly, stamped and signed correctly and are submitted to the appropriate parties and authorities.
Why do I need a Conveyancing Lawyer?
Buying and selling property is a complex process and involves many legal obligations that need to be fulfilled. Hiring a conveyancing lawyer will ensure that these obligations are met. Besides this, lawyers that work in conveyancing have the appropriate qualifications to give you suitable legal advice regarding the contract for the sale of land. Without a conveyancing lawyer you will be liable personally for any legal obligations that you have failed to perform correctly, and it is therefore important that any document submission or transfer is done by a qualified professional.
When you submit a quote through LawPath, we’ll source you quotes from a range of expert conveyancing lawyers. All of our lawyers work on a fixed-price basis, meaning you always know how must the work will cost.
How much will a Conveyancing Lawyer charge?
There are no official set costs for engaging with a conveyancing lawyer. On top of legal costs, you will usually be charged for any costs related to the work that the lawyer is completing. This will include any certificate or registration costs, as well as costs in relation to the valuation or reports for the property.
Lawyers on the LawPath network exclusively provide conveyancing solutions on a fixed-priced basis. This ensures the pricing you receive is transparent and affordable, and gives you the ability to choose the best lawyer for your individual needs.
What will a Conveyancing Lawyer provide?
Engaging with a conveyancing lawyer will ensure that your legal obligations when buying and selling property are fulfilled. Primarily, a conveyancing lawyers role is to prepare the appropriate documentation, this will include the contract of sale and any other property transfer documents. Specifically, they source important reports for the negotiation process, this will include building reports, pest inspections and strata reports. Besides this, conveyancing lawyers will provide appropriate legal advice and will handle the settlement of the property. Ultimately, their goal is to effectively advise and implement the sale of a property, they will provide clear and transparent advice and will ensure the process is as smooth as possible.