At bytherules, we keep it simple. Here is our quick-reference Seller’s Guide to the Conveyancing Process.

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 buyers 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 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

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For explanations on any terms used here, please refer to our Glossary.  If you have any questions, please contact us online or call on 1300 22 33 44.  We’re proud 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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