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For every transfer we will:

  • Offer independent advice on your Contract and Form 1 when prepared by an agent.
  • Check that there are no outstanding charges and advise you in relation to encumbrances or easements.
  • Calculate the amount of the rates and taxes payable by you.
  • Prepare a settlement statement showing the net amount that you will pay or receive.
  • Prepare the documents to transfer the property.
  • Co-ordinate and attend the settlement on your behalf.
  • Notify SA Water, the Council and any Strata/Community Corporation of the change of ownership.
  • Attend to various other tasks related to your transaction.

Plus when selling:

  • Arrange for the discharge of any mortgage and collect your title from the bank.
  • Deposit the proceeds of sale in your bank account or post them to you by registered mail.
  • Liaise with the agent and obtain the details of the commission and other fees.
  • Pay any outstanding amounts to the Council, SA Water, Land Tax, Emergency Service Levy, Strata/Community Levy etc.

Plus when buying:

  • Advise you about property insurance
  • Arrange payment of the stamp duty on the Transfer.
  • Advise you about owing as “Joint Tenants” or “Tenants in Common”.
  • Liaise with your bank to confirm the amount being borrowed and to ensure it is paid at settlement.
  • Advise on any Stamp Duty Concessions and Federal Grants where applicable.
  • Advise you of the special obligations when buying a Strata/Community titled property.

We can prepare a private Contract and Form 1 (cooling off rights) and give independent advice on the “special conditions” for your contract.

We are property specialists…we also attend to:

  • Powers of Attorney
  • Business Sales
  • Changes of names on titles
  • Leases
  • Land divisions, Torrens Title or Community Title
  • Family transfers
  • Private Mortgages
  • Caveats and Liens.
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