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FAQs

Answers to your questions about conveyancing.

What is your service area?

Our services are available to anyone buying, selling, or transferring property in Victoria. If you are an overseas buyer who wants to invest in the Victorian property market, we can assist you with the conveyancing process.

How long does the conveyancing process take?

It all depends on the type of property transaction and any pre-existing property conditions. The average time it takes for a conveyance can range between 6-8 weeks.

Tasks like the mortgage application, land surveying, and property searches can delay the process. Pre-existing legal issues with the property title can also add major delays to your property transaction.

Is everything done online?

Yes. Our conveyancing lawyers conduct their entire service online. Document reviews, money transfers, and status updates are processed via digital platforms.

What are the differences between a conveyancer and a lawyer?

The main difference between the two are their qualifications and services they provide. Lawyers are required to complete a Bachelor of Laws degree and a one-year Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice.

Conveyancers are only required to complete an advanced diploma of conveyancing and 2 months of work experience.

By law, regular conveyancers are not permitted to give you legal advice for your property transaction. A conveyancing lawyer can provide you with valuable legal advice along with all the regular duties carried out by a conveyancer.

If your property transaction ends up in litigation before court, a conveyancing lawyer can represent you and provide legal support.

How much does online conveyancing cost?

The cost of online conveyancing can vary depending on the nature of your property transaction. We will advise you if the services you need extend beyond the fixed-fee service rate offered from our online instant quote form.

When should I contact a conveyancer?

For any property transaction, the sooner the better. Conveyancers will provide valuable advice that can benefit you further down the track. An early analysis of property documentation can identify any potential risks and help speed up the process. Read more about when to approach a conveyancer.

Can you help me with legal property matters?

Yes. Our lawyers are qualified and legally permitted to provide you with legal advice. They will advise you on the best possible action to protect your interests if any legal property matters arise.

How is online conveyancing different to traditional conveyancing?

One of the main differences between online and traditional conveyancing is how the service is delivered. Online conveyancing doesn't rely on time-consuming face-to-face meetings and surface mail. Online conveyancing utilises online transactions and updates for a faster service turnaround.

Can I still use your service if I'm in a remote area?

As long as you have access to a reliable internet connection, our conveyancing services are available to you. All aspects of our conveyancing services can be delivered to you online. Living in a remote area will not affect the quality of service we can provide you. See our service area here.

What is a section 32?

A section 32 (also called a vendor's statement) is a document that includes essential information outlined in section 32 from the Sale of Land Act. A vendor's statement must be provided before a contract of sale is signed and property ownership is transferred.

Do you offer commercial and business conveyancing?

Our conveyancing services include commercial and business property transactions. You'll find that our conveyancing lawyers hold qualifications in business and property law. Our services are backed by professionals with relevant industry knowledge and experience.