Selling Land In Victoria?
Land Conveyancing for Sellers
- A Section 32 & Contract of Sale that binds the buyer to the purchase;
- Guaranteed Fixed Professional fees, even if it gets complicated;
- Legal paperwork and 3rd party correspondence, all done for you;
- Your cheque at settlement. Sit back and relax, we’ll do all the work!
We are committed to an on-time settlement
- An Experienced Lawyer
- A File Owner / Conveyancer
- A Conveyancing Concierge
Acting as your legal representative, our team will work with your bank, the buyer’s solicitor and other related parties to set the groundwork for a successful and smooth settlement of your land.
All the steps below are included in our service, so you can be assured that your land sale will be handled with professionalism, efficiency and care.
|What’s Included||What Does Our Team Do?|
|Ordering certificates for the Section 32||A mandatory requirement under Victorian law to sell Land.|
|Drafting Section 32 (Vendor’s Statement)||Click here to learn about our Section 32|
|Drafting Contract of Sale||Click here to learn about our Contract Of Sale|
|Corresponding with relevant parties and 3rd parties||Leave the phone tag to us; Bank, other side, etc.|
|Prepare paperwork for Discharge of Mortgage||Legal paperwork on your behalf.|
|Prepare paperwork regarding Transfer Documents||Organise the required documents.|
|Settlement booking||Organise meeting with bank and the buyer.|
|Check Statement of Adjustments||To make sure any claims and contributions are correct.|
|Obtain payout figures from Mortgagee||We’ll do the calculations.|
|Give cheque directions to the purchaser||Direct funds to where you want them.|
|Settlement Attendance||Meet the Bank, Buyers Solicitor and make the transfer official.|
|Deposit cheque into your account.||Congratulations on your successful sale!|
What Else Do We Do For You?MANAGE YOUR RISK
Our team not only ensures that you satisfy your legal obligations, but they also protect you throughout and alert you to potentially costly pitfalls, such as:
- Risk of having your transaction cancelled or delayed; as a result of missed due dates, legal requirements, etc.
- The risk of being overcharged; The buyer will claim adjustments. We’ll make sure it is fair.
- Any other “surprises” associated with conveyancing; Lost paperwork, settlement issues and bank problems.
The conveyancing process, Lawyer and team are included within the professional fee (inc GST). Our professional fee is 100% fixed. The only other cost you need to consider are the mandatory searches.
As part of a safe conveyance, we must order third party searches to include into the Section 32 (Vendor Disclosure Document) as required under Victorian law. We will order the searches on your behalf, pay costs up-front, and then pass these costs onto you when your Section 32 is ready to be issued to you or your agent.
Please note that conveyancing fees are dependent on property type, City Council (at time of order) and lot specifics. So request a quote now to receive up-to-date prices.
As per our guidelines, we RENDER SERVICE FIRST. Our first invoice (retainer) will be sent once the Section 32 and Contract are drafted. The balance of actual conveyancing fees is payable at settlement.
What Are 3rd Party Searches?
A Search or Certificate reveals information specific to the property. These documents are mandatory and part of the statutory requirement to sell property. These searches are enclosed in the Section 32.
It is extremely important that you provide the prospective purchaser with a signed Vendor’s Statement (also known as a Section 32 Statement), which discloses all the searches and information as is required under Section 32 of the Sale of Land Act 1962.
IIf the Vendor’s Statement is not provided to the buyer beforehand, or if the Vendor’s Statement contains incorrect or insufficient information, the buyer will be entitled to take legal action or withdraw from the sale without any compensation to you. This means complete, insured, and up-to-date certificates are a must for a safe and smooth sale.
Our package includes the minimum searches needed to comply with the legislative requirements. Again, search costs are Council specific, so please request a quote to get specific pricing for your property. Searches and Services below are needed for Land sales.
|Name of Search||Description|
|Registered Search Statement||Provide title particulars, ownership details and encumbrances on title|
|Copy of Plan||Provide a map of the location of the Lot, dimensions, gradient and other physical features of the Lot|
|Land Tax Clearance Certificate||Provide details of any outstanding payment of land tax due to the State Revenue Office.|
|Land Information Certificate||Provide details of the rates payable for the current billing cycle.|
|Water Information Statement||Special meter read & fixed charges payable for billing cycle.|
|VicRoads||See if property affected by public proposals or compulsory acquisition.|
|Planning Certificate||The details of Zones and Schemes applicable to the property.|
|Bushfire Prone||Details if the property is part of a bushfire prone area or not.|
|Extract of Priority Sites||Details if there are any contaminants on the property.|
|Settlement Attendance||Representative to meet with other party to complete the transaction.|
|File Opening Fee||Data protection and electronic encoding.|
|Postage||Delivering original documents in the transaction (excludes courier). Authorities still require a hard copy of documents.|
Contract Of Sale
Easy and Committed
Section 32 Drafting
Fixed Professional Fee
The Think Conveyancing Guarantee:
Thank you for considering Think Conveyancing. I understand that as a property seller, you’re looking for two things: to keep your expenses down, and to settle on time without issues.
As conveyancers, we are bound by professional obligations to protect you in your transaction. As solicitors, we must work within the confines of the system and follow specific rules to keep you safe.
Whilst our goal is always to exceed our clients’ expectations by delivering an on-time, on-budget service, occasionally, factors outside our control can impact the process. These can include things such as your particular lot, or the other parties, including the vendor or the bank. That said…
We take our responsibilities as conveyancers very seriously.
We work to a high standard and we are committed to protecting our clients whilst also achieving the best possible result for them. There may be situations where the process is held up by additional searches or third party disputes, however I guarantee that although we can’t control those factors, we can control the quality of our service, our people and our commitment.
I guarantee that I will hold my people to the highest standard for every property transaction we manage. At Think Conveyancing we have cultivated an open, transparent and hard-working culture, and I believe in our people, our processes and our service — 100%.
Therefore, I can confidently pledge that if you feel for any reason that your transaction is not getting the attention and diligence it deserves, reach out to my Customer Happiness team that works with the appropriate Senior Leadership, who will then conduct an in depth investigation. If you are still not satisfied, you can reach out to me and I will personally deal with it, one-on-one.
Consider us for your conveyancing needs, and you won’t be disappointed.
We look forward to working with you!
What Happens Next?
Call our office to instruct us to start – and we’ll take it from there! We will ask for required information including your Legal Name, Property Address and VOI. We will then create a matter for you. Your File Owner will also call you, introduce themselves and explain next steps to draft and approve your Section 32 and Contract.
If you want to find out how our team can help you with your sale,here are two ways to move forward.
Option 1: Request Our Pricing
We’ll send you an email with our transparent costs. This includes 3rd party searches.
We’ll prepare a quote just for you.
Option 2: Speak To Our Concierge
Have a casual no-obligation chat with our Concierge. We’re happy to walk you through the process and give you a detailed quote.
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