Conveyancing
Service Sydney

Welcome to Rafton Family Lawyers

Highly Qualified and Experienced Sydney Family Lawyers

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Whether you are an experienced investor or buying your first home, it’s essential to have a professional legal team on board. Our Sydney conveyancing service can manage every step of the process to make sure you get the best deal possible.

We understand that buying and selling property is often an intimidating and stressful process. We aim to support you by managing the process and aiding your decisions with the proper legal advice.

How does it work?

Go into your property sale or purchase with confidence, knowing that you have a dedicated legal team backing all of your decisions.

  • We won’t leave you in the dark

    Communication between all parties involved is the key to a smooth property sale or purchase. It is our priority to make sure you know what is going on at each step of the process. You will hear from us quickly every time there is progress with clear instructions on what to do next.

  • Advice people trust

    Rafton Family Lawyers have been supporting families with legal matters for over ten years.

About property purchase with us

Buying a property is a complicated legal process; it’s important to understand each step. Here is an outline of a typical property purchase and what we do to make it go smoothly.

  • Have the legal work taken care of

    You are probably aware that buying a property involves a lot of legal paperwork. Making sure you have the correct documents drawn up at the right time is something you should trust to an experienced lawyer.

    Having the documents, understanding them, being able to alter them and signing them correctly are all difficult tasks made easy with the help of a legal professional.

    A title search, zoning certificate and sewer diagram will also need to be sourced. It is our job to find these documents, review them and make sure you understand them.

    We will also look into any developments planned for the area in which you wish to purchase. This ensures your purchase will still be right for you in years to come.

    Another part of your purchase will be negotiating with the vendor. A lot of buyers negotiate on the settlement period and early access to the property. This can be an intimidating process which is why we do this negotiating for you.

    A pest and building report are standard parts of any property purchase. There is no law that forces the vendor to disclose damage to buildings on the property, so you will need to have them checked.

    This is something we can organise to make sure there are no costly surprises waiting for you after settlement.

  • No-fuss while we keep everything on track

    Even for experienced buyers, unforeseen situations arise. With our professional legal team, you will always know what to do next, even if a problem occurs. 

    We oversee:

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

About property sales with us

These are the key things we look after for you during your property sale:

  • Preparing the contract of sale 
  • Reviewing your agency agreement
  • Organising the exchange of contracts 
  • Making sure you receive the deposit 
  • Repaying any remaining mortgage you have on the property 

Before you can list a property on the market, you will need a contract of sale for the buyer, as well as a signed agency agreement outlining the terms between you and your real estate agent.

Contact us for more information

Our Sydney office is located at Level 24, Tower 3, International Towers, 300 Barangaroo Ave, Barangaroo, NSW 2000.

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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