We believe it is wise to speak with us before you appoint a Real Estate Agent and before you sign any contract prepared by the Agent for you. We may be able to alert you to specific matters that need to be addressed in the sale of your property and can advise you on any special conditions whether required by you or requested by the buyer. We also have inside knowledge of sale prices and agent fees which may help you make crucial decisions about appointment of an agent.
As your conveyancer, we play an extremely important role in the selling process, offering advice and assistance on matters including the following:
> Your legal obligations and your insurance responsibilities.
> Understanding special conditions or clauses.
> The buyer’s cooling-off rights.
> Circumstances in which a party can avoid settlement.
> Searching with government departments and local authorities for anything affecting the property.
> Advising on the information in Form 1 and Preparation of Form 1’s if required.
> Compliance with all special conditions, if your purchaser can’t get finance, the chances are we can help in that regard with our vast experience in the finance sector and our close relationships with the very best lenders and bankers in South Australia.
> Liaising with existing Banks, the purchasers conveyancer and real estate agents.
> Discharging old mortgages.
> Calculation of adjustments of rates and taxes.
> Preparation of adjustment statements and settlement statements.
> Coordinate and attend settlement on your behalf.
> Forward change of ownership notifications to your council, SA Water and strata manager.
> Pay any outstanding rates and taxes.
> Arrange Bank Cheques and depositing into your nominated bank account.