Buying or selling a residential or commercial property is a significant commitment.  For some people it is the most significant transaction they will ever undertake.
The Property lawyers at Legal Exchange Lawyers have been acting for purchasers and sellers of residential and commercial property for over many years. They will:
  • explain the issues involved in the sale or purchase of your property
  • explain the difference between buying or selling by Public Auction or Private Treaty
  • tell you what costs are involved including stamp duty
  • advise you about your Contract for Sale
  • advise you about and negotiate special terms and conditions for the sale or purchase of your property
  • attend to your lenders’ requirements
  • organise searches and enquiries to ensure you get what you think you are buying
  • ask the seller the right questions about the property being sold
  • organize settlement
Our property and conveyancing services include:
  • Torrens Title
  • old system conveyancing
  • company title
  • rural land
  • commercial and industrial leasing
  • residential leasing
  • leasing disputes
  • easements, covenants and disputes over easements
  • property development and associated aspects such as:-
    • options
    • acquisitions
  • Land & Environment Court Appeals and Applications
  • liquor licensing and conveyancing
  • sale and purchase of business
  • Strata Title disputes

Acting for Buyer/Purchaser: We carry out the following for buyer –

  • Arrange building and pest inspections
  • Examine a strata inspection report if the property is part of a strata scheme
  • arrange finance if necessary
  • examine and exchange the contract for 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, 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
  • completing any final checks prior to settlement
  • attending settlement