Property

Coronavirus (COVID-19) tips for your conveyancing matter

Covid-19 - conveyancing and property transactions Coronavirus (Covid-19) tips for your conveyancing matter If you are signing a new contract or already have a contract for the sale or purchase of property in Queensland it is important to think about how the Covid-19 restrictions may impact your transaction.  We have put together our most frequently asked questions to assist you. With social distancing and social isolation do I have to meet with my conveyancing solicitor in person? There are certain in person requirements necessary for all conveyancing matters.  The transfer of property is an area which can be subject to fraudulent transactions.  For this...

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The benefits of electronic conveyancing during COVID-19

Covid-19 - conveyancing and property transactions The benefits of electronic conveyancing during Covid-19 Our preferred approach for a number of years has been to complete our clients' purchase and sale conveyancing transactions through the electronic conveyancing platform PEXA (Property Exchange Australia). PEXA is Australia’s largest online property exchange network providing a platform for conveyancing lawyers, banks and other professionals to transact electronically. Following the directives from the Prime Minister and Queensland Health to practice social distancing and social isolation where required, the ability to complete transactions electronically is even more important ensuring that there is no need for a number of parties to...

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How can coronavirus impact your conveyancing matter?

Covid-19 - conveyancing and property transactions How can coronavirus (covid-19) impact your conveyancing matter? For many years conveyancing has been a traditionally paper based transaction.  After finding your property, you meet with the real estate agent to sign the contract, each party signs the original contract and then you begin your conveyancing process.  You fill out an application for finance, you engage your building and pest inspector.  Transfer and mortgage documents are signed in person.  On settlement day the representatives for all parties meet to handover transfer documents in exchange for cheques. At Life Law Solutions our preferred approach for a number of...

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