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Conveyancing - Property Settlements

Welcome to our Conveyancing Services.

When it comes to buying or selling a property, the settlement process is a crucial step that ensures a smooth transfer of ownership from the seller to the buyer. It involves legal procedures and documentation that need to be handled with precision and expertise.
 
At Amadeus Legal, our goal is to provide you with a hassle-free and seamless settlement experience. Our dedicated team combines legal expertise with exceptional customer service to ensure your property transaction is handled with the utmost care and professionalism.
Contact us today to discuss your conveyancing needs and let us assist you in achieving a successful settlement.

As a mobile law firm, we are proud to offer our services to clients across all areas in Western Australia. Whether you are located in Perth, regional towns, or remote areas, our team is ready to assist you. We understand that convenience is key, and we strive to accommodate your needs by coming to you.

Our mobile service eliminates the need for you to travel to our office, saving you time and effort. We are committed to providing accessible and personalized conveyancing services, regardless of your location within Western Australia.

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We often get asked to explain what conveyancing is. Here’s a breakdown of the settlement process and how Amadeus Legal can assist you:

One of the essential steps in the settlement process is reviewing the sale contract. Our lawyer will meticulously examine the terms and conditions, ensuring that your interests are protected and there are no hidden surprises. We provide expert guidance, making sure you understand the legal implications and obligations associated with the contract.

Our team conducts a thorough investigation of the property’s title to uncover any encumbrances or restrictions that may impact your ownership rights. This includes searching for existing mortgages, liens, or caveats that need to be addressed before the settlement. Our team has access to comprehensive databases and resources to ensure a comprehensive title search.

Enquiring with local councils and with government departments about rates, taxes and water consumption to determine details of the sewer connection, any outstanding orders and building licences and the amounts to be paid by the seller and the buyer. We will also notify the relevant authorities about the change of ownership.

If any issues arise during the title search or contract review, our lawyer will skillfully negotiate with the other party to find a resolution that aligns with your best interests. We perform due diligence to identify potential risks and advise you on the appropriate course of action. We will also attend to any other legal issues that may arise during the process (we note that any legal advice, outside of the normal conveyancing process, may attract additional cost).

Our lawyer will handle the preparation and lodgment of all necessary documents required for settlement, such as the transfer of ownership, mortgage documents, and settlement statements. We ensure that all legal paperwork is accurate, compliant with the relevant laws and regulations, and submitted within the required timeframes.

If you are the purchaser, we will lodge the contract for duty assessment and arrange for payment of the duty amount on your behalf. We will also pay all fees to the relevant government agencies.

On the settlement day, our lawyer will act as your legal representative during the settlement process. We liaise with the other party’s representatives, ensuring that all necessary documents are exchanged, funds are transferred, and the settlement is successfully completed. Our presence provides peace of mind and ensures that your rights and interests are protected.

Electronic Settlement Process

From 1 May 2018, all eligible property settlements throughout Western Australia must be lodged electronically using PEXA, which stands for Property Exchange Australia. It enables users to lodge documents and complete financial settlements electronically.

Amadeus Legal is a PEXA-certified settlement agent and we offer PEXA settlements for both buying and selling properties in Perth. We have the skills and expertise to guide you through an electronic settlement.

Why Choose a Lawyer for Conveyancing?

Engaging a lawyer to conduct your property settlements offers several significant benefits:

Legal Expertise

Real estate transactions involve complex legal matters. Our team has extensive knowledge of property law and the intricacies of the settlement process. We can provide expert advice, identify potential risks, and navigate legal complexities effectively.

Risk Mitigation

Our lawyer will conduct comprehensive due diligence to minimize the risks associated with property transactions. We will ensure that all legal requirements are met, protecting you from potential legal disputes and financial liabilities in the future.

Peace of Mind

With a lawyer handling your settlement, you can have peace of mind knowing that a legal professional is overseeing the process. We work diligently to protect your interests, handle any issues that arise, and ensure a smooth and successful settlement.

Time and Efficiency

Property settlements require careful attention to detail and adherence to strict timelines. By entrusting the process to our lawyer, you can save time and effort.

Types of Conveyancing Services We Offer

  • Residential sales and purchases
  • Commercial sales and purchases
  • Farming and rural property transactions
  • Transfers pursuant to court orders
  • Transfers to executors or administrators of an estate (what is known as transmission applications)
  • Survivorship applications (when one of the joint tenants dies and the property is transferred to the surviving tenant)
  • Changes to certificate of titles, such as tenancy type or name changes
  • Private transfers or transfers between related entities

Conveyancing costs

At Amadeus Legal, we specialize in providing professional conveyancing services to streamline the settlement process and ensure a successful transaction for our clients.

We understand the importance of transparent and competitive pricing when it comes to conveyancing services. We believe in providing value for money while delivering high-quality legal assistance. Our pricing structure is designed to be fair and affordable, ensuring that you receive excellent service without any compromise. We provide detailed cost estimates upfront, so you have a clear understanding of the expenses involved in your conveyancing process.

Our fees are based on the complexity of the transaction, the value of the property, and the specific services required. As a general rule, commercial transactions are more complex and therefore attract higher fees. Most of residential transactions are charged at our normal fees of $880 + disbursements for a seller and $990 + disbursements for a buyer.

Please contact us to get a quote or ask any questions you may have in relation to our fees or the settlement process in general.