We provide National Conveyancing services throughout Australia and offer a simple and competitive flat rate for both buying and selling of residential property.
Conveyancing and Property Solicitors
Whether you’re a new home buyer, selling your property or purchasing an investment property, using an experienced conveyancing solicitor for your conveyancing transaction is a wise choice.
The conveyancing process moves quickly. From the moment you start looking for your dream home or list your property with a real estate agent, to the day of settlement, there are numerous legal factors to consider.
Time is essential in the conveyancing process and obtaining effective, efficient legal advice is critical to protect your interests and help you to make informed decisions.
At Effective Legal Solutions we recognise that buying and selling property can be both exciting and stressful and is generally the largest financial transaction most people undertake.
Accordingly, it makes sense to have your conveyancing transaction handled by a conveyancing solicitor with experience and knowledge of this constantly-changing area of law.
Effective Legal Solutions offers a competitive Flat Rate Conveyancing Solicitors service for residential property sales and purchases.
What is Conveyancing?
Conveyancing is the legal process of transferring property (real estate) from a person or entity to another person or entity.
Although the average conveyancing transaction settles in a matter of weeks there are numerous legal considerations along the way.
Having the guidance of a conveyancing expert throughout this process will ensure your sale or purchase proceeds as smoothly as possible and your legal rights are protected.
Conveyancer vs Solicitor
What Is The Difference?
Many people ask what the difference is between a conveyancer and a solicitor. Essentially, both conveyancers and solicitors must be qualified to undertake a conveyancing transaction.
Both must also hold Professional Indemnity Insurance and comply with Professional Codes of Conduct.
Unlike a solicitor however, who has broad knowledge and may practice across various areas of law, a licensed conveyancer may only undertake work that falls within the scope of a property transaction.
Most conveyancers are highly capable of conducting property transactions however are not qualified to advise on incidental matters such as how the transaction may affect a family law property settlement, a family trust or a client’s estate plans.
Solicitors may also advise on the preferred purchasing entity of a property and consequential tax implications.
If a conveyancing transaction is being handled by a conveyancer and the matter becomes complex or litigated, then it will generally need to be referred to a solicitor.
The Conveyancing Process
Buying a property
If you are buying real estate, the role of a conveyancing solicitor is essentially to make sure that you receive ‘clear title’ to the property.
This involves conducting searches and investigations to ensure the property is not adversely affected, that the buildings have been constructed in accordance with local planning regulations and that the title is cleared of financial burdens or encumbrances on settlement.
You should be aware of any restrictions affecting the land or issues with the improvements on the property.
While no building is perfect, if there are construction or building problems then you need to know up-front so that this can be factored into your negotiations or plans for the property.
The process of conveyancing can best be described in three parts: