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I've bought a house; do I need a conveyancer? Your guide to property conveyancing

Congratulations! Your offer has been accepted on your dream home, what now? Do I need a conveyancer? Whether it's your first home or you're a seasoned homebuyer, you may be wondering what happens next. Our experienced conveyancers are here to guide you through the home buying process, every step of the way.

What is a conveyancer and why do I need one?

A conveyancer is a professional who specialises in property transactions. The property buying process can often be quite daunting and complex which is why having a conveyancer on your side is important. Our experienced team can walk you through the process whilst also ensuring that the transaction of sale is conducted legally and efficiently.

The house buying timeline: When do I engage a conveyancer?
  1. Before you buy - There is a range of issues that may affect the property and impose restrictions or obligations on you. Click here to view a checklist that aims to help you determine if these issues will affect you.
  2. Reviewing contracts - You've found your dream property and your offer has been accepted. This is the start of the conveyancing process and where we step in to review the contract of sale and negotiate any terms on your behalf.
  3. Our due diligence - This involves inspections, property searches and other checks to ensure there are no hidden issues that could hinder your purchase.
  4. Financing - We will work with your lender to ensure all documentation is in order and assist in coordinating the transfer of funds.
  5. Settlement - As your settlement day nears, we will prepare documents and conduct final checks before ensuring all documents are signed, funds are transferred, and keys are handed over on settlement day.

Maddens Lawyers are your trusted conveyancers

If you're in the process of buying a house or have recently made an offer, contact the experienced team at Maddens Lawyers. We're here to make your house buying journey as smooth and stress-free as possible.

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