Adelaide conveyancer

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a cooling off period and how does it affect me?

A cooling off period is a period of two (2) business days after the sevice of the Form 1. During this time the purchaser can choose to 'cool off' and exercise their right to terminate the contract without any consequences. The method and options to cool off are set out in the Form 1.

Can I buy and sell a house on the same day?

Yes, this needs to be a condition of the contract, purchase is subject to sale, you can have both settlements on the same day. The sale of your property goes through first. Then we will attend to finalising the purchase of your new property simultaneously.

What are your qualifications?

The qualifications of your Conveyancer will differ from state to state,however, all states and territories require a tertiary qualification for all conveyancers. It is best practice that Conveyancers obtain an Advanced Diploma of Conveyancing Services in (SA). Kailah Fuhlendorff has obtained these qualifications and it is a pre requisite for all Registered Conveyancing Staff to have completed this qualification at Innovative Conveyancing.

What is the difference between a Solicitor and a Conveyancer?

Licensed Conveyancers specialise in Real Property Act Transfers. They do not carry out other areas of law such as litigation or wills. In general, most people use a licensed conveyancer because it is a specialised area where you need the guidance of an expert in the conveyancing area to complete the property transfer.

Do you only look after residential buyers and sellers?

No, conveyancing is a diverse industry that requires many transactions and aspects of conveyancing services from deceased estates, subdivisions, matrimonial transfers and Real Property Act applicatons for change of name preparation of private contracts and Form 1 (cooling off papers). We work closely with real estate egents, brokers and bankers and guide people through the process relative to their property transaction and circumstances.

What does a conveyancer do?

Conveyancing is the term used for the legal and statutory process required to affect the transfer and ownership of real estate from one person or entity to another. The preparation, execution, verification and lodgement of various legal documents prepared under the Real Property Act guidelines and standards are important elements of conveyancing. We provide guidance and explanations in an easy to understand way, avoiding overly complicated legal terms to help you understand what you are signing. Following your instructions, your conveyancer will assist you to meet your legal obligations and protect your rights and interests of the contract. The understanding and interpretation of the title of the property is one of the most important elements of conveyancing. Your conveyancer will conduct the appropriate searches and inquiries on your behalf and point out anything of concern and ensure you have an understaning of the responses relevant to the approvals and any site contamination, encumbrances and various matters that may be affecting the property. This is a list of some of the tasks a conveyancer will complete on your behalf. - Verify your identity - As you to sign a client authorisation - Search the Certificate of Title - Search government departments and local authorities such as a local council - Provide advice on the effect of the contract for the sale of land - Prepare and cerify legal documents - Stamp required documents - Calculate the adjustment of rates and taxes - Prepare settlement documents - Liaising with mortgagees and financiers - Attend at settlement whether in person or elextronically - Store relevant documents Some conveyancers also provide a range of services in relation to: - Buying and selling commercial and industrial property - Commercial and retail leases - Contracts for the sale or purchase of a business - Subdivisions and new titles

Do you offer online conveyancing?

Yes, also referred to as electronic conveyancing or e-conveyancing, online conveyancing allows parties to log in remotely to view and monitor their conveyancing transactions and share documents. It is a fast method of communication between your conveyancers and lenders. For a long time, this was referred to as the future of the profession, however we are now proud to say that it is the new and preferred way to transact.