Conveyancing
Service in Parramatta

Welcome to Rafton Family Lawyers

Highly Qualified and Experienced Sydney Family Lawyers

Buying and selling property is an exciting and nerve-wracking time. Our conveyancing service in Parramatta takes the stress and uncertainty out of the process.

Decades of combined expertise in family law has given us a unique insight into the legal and personal side of property matters. We know that you want things to go as smoothly and cost-effectively as possible, and for most people, there are a lot of unknowns about the process.

Our conveyancing service in Parramatta offers personalised, expert advice from start to finish.

You won’t be left in the dark

You will hear from us regularly and know exactly where things are at all the time. There will be no unpleasant surprises; we keep track of everything and advise you if anything unexpected comes up.

Expertise you can trust

Families in the Parramatta area have trusted us to get them the best results with their property and family law matters for 15 years. No matter what comes up, we have seen it before and know what to do.

This means that you can enjoy the process without the stress and complications that are often a part of buying and selling property.

Here is an overview of how we will work with you during the purchasing process.

Have the paperwork, contracts and certificates explained

When you purchase a property, there are detailed contracts you will need to read and sign. Our lawyers will look over these for you, explain the details and make any adjustments necessary.

You will also need to get a full title search, zoning certificate and sewer diagram of the property. We can locate these for you, review them and speak to you about anything relevant. It’s also a good idea to look into any future development plans in the area that might affect your purchase. We do this for you as well to make sure your purchase will be a good long term fit.

There may be things you would like to negotiate with the vendor, like a shorter settlement period, what exactly comes with the property, rubbish removal, or anything damaged you would like repaired. We do this negotiating for you to make sure you get the best value for your money.

The vendor does not have to disclose any information to you about damage to buildings on the property. For this reason, we will advise you on the inspections and reports you should get done before settlement. These typically include a pest and building report which we can help organise for you through a trusted inspector.

Have everything looked after for you

To make sure everything goes smoothly, we oversee:

  • The exchange of contracts
  • Stamp duty and all other associated fees
  • The payment of your deposit
  • Fund transfers from your bank to the vendor
  • The cooling-off period

If you are purchasing your first property, you will probably be unsure about the process at first. Our job is to explain precisely what you need to do and when you need to do it. This way, you can relax knowing that everything is under control.

Here is an outline of what we do for you during the selling process.

  • Prepare your contract of sale
  • Read and advise you on the agency agreement
  • Facilitate the exchange of contracts and make sure the deposit is paid to you
  • Make sure any mortgage you have on the property is discharged appropriately

Before a property can go on the market, it is a legal requirement to have a contract of sale drawn up for buyers to view. You will need this before your real estate agent can list the property for sale.

You will also need to sign an agency agreement before a real estate agent can put your property on the market. We will look over this and make sure it is fair and meets your needs.

As well as all this, we deal with anything unexpected that comes up.

The Rafton Family Lawyers Parramatta office is located at 2/12 Macquarie St, Parramatta NSW.

Contact us today for more information about our Parramatta conveyancing service and find out what the next step is for you.

Read our plain English handbooks

These fact sheets are designed to provide an overview of the relevant issues and systems so that you have a better understanding of the process.

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