Buying a unit or a townhouse

Considerations when buying a unit or townhouse

Buying a unit or a townhouse in a conveyance is different to buying a house, as you take on a relationship with the other owners in the complex as a member of the body corporate. As a consequence, you will: The body corporate for a community titles scheme (sometimes referred to as a strata) is […]

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How Conveyancing Works

How Conveyancing Works

How Conveyancing Works Conveyancing works through a combination of protocol, laws and tradition. To an outsider, it can be difficult to understand how a conveyance works. Conveyancing refers to the process through which title of a property is transferred from the seller to the buyer. A typical conveyancing transaction will involve three stages: Before the contract […]

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The Conveyancing Contract – Part 2

The Conveyancing Contract Part 2

The key document in any conveyancing transaction is the contract. In Queensland, the most common contract for houses and residential land is the REIQ Contract for Houses and Residential Land, now in its tenth edition. If you are purchasing a unit or townhouse, the REIQ Contract for Residential Lots in a Community Titles Scheme (now […]

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The Conveyancing Contract – Part 1

The Conveyancing Contract

The key document in any conveyancing transaction is the contract. In Queensland, the most common contract for houses and residential land is the REIQ Contract for Houses and Residential Land, now in its tenth edition. If you are purchasing a unit or townhouse, the REIQ Contract for Residential Lots in a Community Titles Scheme (now […]

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The Role of the Real Estate Agent in Conveyancing

The Role of the Real Estate Agent in Conveyancing

Real estate agents are synonymous with buying and selling properties in conveyancing. However, exactly what role does a real estate agent play in the conveyancing process? There are two types of real estate agents: Buyer’s Agent Seller’s Agent Role of a Buyer’s agent Buying a property can be a daunting task especially if you are […]

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Selling a Property in Queensland

Selling a Property

Selling a property can be a stressful process. Your expert conveyancing lawyer will help make the conveyancing process as easy as possible so that you can relax and enjoy the process as much as possible. Below is a checklist of what you will usually need to do at each stage of the sale process: 1. Sign the […]

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Buying a Property in Queensland

Buying a Property

You’ve done your research and you’ve found a property that is right for you. Fantastic! But whereto from here? Below is an overview of the steps to be taken when buying a property in Queensland. In Queensland, the steps to be taken when buying a property are usually as follows: 1. Retain a lawyer You […]

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What is Conveyancing?

What is Conveyancing

What is Conveyancing? Conveyancing refers to the process through which title of a property is transferred from the seller to the buyer. A typical transaction will involve three stages: Before contract Before settlement After settlement Most of our work as lawyers is done in the second stage, but there are still important steps to be […]

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