So, you’re selling? Awesome! You’ve probably already started making a list of what you need to organise and get done for the sale and the big move. Our question is, is Conveyancing on your list? 


At bytherules, we specialise in simple so we’ve put together a quick-reference guide to the Conveyancing process for you, the Seller: 

Stage 1:   Prior to Contract execution / signing (prior to exchange”) 

What we will do: 

  • Review your Contract on your behalf prior to execution. 
  • Draft or proof any documents required. 
  • Be available to provide any advice or guidance required in relation to the Contract. 
  • Assist your Real Estate Agent in finalising the Contract. 

What you need to do: 

  • Provide your Contract to us for review. 


Stage 2:   After Contract execution and the documents are exchanged 

What we will do: 

  • Continue to provide critical event updates when appropriate. 
  • Available to answer any questions you may have during this time. 
  • Provide you with full details on all aspects of the sale you need to be aware of, complete with a handy checklist of items you need to confirm, complete with dates. 
  • Confirm all items included in the sale of the property. 
  • Arrange settlement details with the buyer’s Conveyancer. 
  • Advise you of settlement time and location details of settlement once confirmed. 

What you need to do: 

  • Read the correspondence that we prepare for you.  It is specifically tailored to your Contract and will help you understand the process. 
  • Complete the necessary instructions and other relevant paperwork we send to you and return to our office at your earliest convenience. 
  • Deliver all keys/remotes etc to the agent, or discuss with your Conveyancer where they will be made available. 


Stage 3:   Settlement 

What we will do: 

  • Discuss settlement figures with you. 
  • A Settlement Agent will arrange and attend the settlement meeting on your behalf. 
  • Personally advise you when settlement has occurred. 
  • Officially confirm settlement in writing together with all relevant paperwork. 

What you need to do: 

  • Arrange removals, disconnection and reconnection of utilities and change your address where appropriate. 
  • Breathe and stay happy, knowing all your Conveyancing needs are done! 


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For explanations on any terms used here,please refer toour GlossaryIf you have any questions, please contact us onlineor call on 1300 22 33 44We are happy to offer legal advice, free of charge and obligation. 


If you would like us to look after you through your property transaction, simply request a quote using our easy online form, or call us on 1300 22 33 44. 

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