Property lawyers, here for all your conveyancing needs
We’re rated top three best Sydney Conveyancing property law firms for a reason. One scroll through our online reviews and you’ll immediately notice the amazing reviews our clients leave us for our conveyancing services.
Our Sydney conveyancing services are second to none. We provide straightforward legal advice on all aspects of conveyancing and property law for reasonable fixed fees. We can help you with the transfer of your residential, commercial or industrial property throughout NSW.
Conveyancing Services We Provide
- Conveyancing – residential and commercial properties
- Off-the plan purchases and sales
- Opposing Development Applications
- Compulsory Acquisitions
- Property related legal proceedings in Court
- Transfers between parties
- Buying and selling of Businesses
- Home and land packages
Our Conveyancing Costs
Our property lawyers offer a competitive and straightforward fee for all our Sydney Conveyancing service, whilst maintaining a high-level service.
To keep things simple, our fees are fixed in advance so that you know your conveyancing costs upfront and there are no surprises along the way.
Frequently Asked Questions
💰 How much does conveyancing cost in NSW?
It really depends on the quality of service provided by your property lawyer or conveyancer. Generally speaking, Sydney conveyancing costs for a purchase or sale of a residential property in NSW can range anywhere from $990 to $2200 including GST and out of pocket expenses.
It is important to remember, that like all services, you typically pay for what you get.
✍ Can I do my own conveyancing in NSW?
Although you can do your own conveyancing, it is strongly recommended that you engage a property lawyer or conveyancer to do the conveyancing for you. This is because the legal work involved is very detailed and quite specific. One mistake can cost you a lot of money.
❓ What is the difference between a conveyancer and a solicitor?
A solicitor or property lawyer is a licensed legal professional who may handle all type of property related and conveyancing matters.
A conveyancer is only licensed to handle conveyancing matters.
👨💼 Are Conveyancers cheaper than Solicitors?
Yes, conveyancers are usually cheaper than solicitors. This is because solicitors can provide much more specialised knowledge and have a broader scope of works than a conveyancer.
For example, if you are selling your property and the purchaser breaches the contract, your solicitor may be able to approach the Supreme Court to enforce the Contract on your behalf. On the other hand, a licensed conveyancer would need to refer your matter to a solicitor to take on.
If you can afford it, it’s generally better to engage a properly solicitor to conduct your conveyancing matter.
✅ How do I choose the right solicitor or conveyancer?
• Thoroughly review all their online reviews.
• Ask how many years’ experience they have in property law.
• Check their credentials
• Ask family, friends, brokers and real estate agents
❓ Should I use a solicitor or conveyancer?
This depends on your budget and the property you are looking to buy or sell. Generally speaking, if are worried about any issues about your conveyancing matter and you want to be sure that the transaction goes smoothly, then it is best to engage a solicitor. You might have to pay a few hundred dollars more if you engage a solicitor over a conveyancer.
💲 Do you pay conveyancing fees upfront?
It depends on your solicitor or conveyancer. At Unified Lawyers, all conveyancing fees are paid at the end of the matter when settlement takes place.
💻 Are online conveyancers any good?
In this day of age, conveyancers or property lawyers that have a strong presence online are preferred. This is because they are generally able to provide you with written quotes upfront, communicate with you faster and also progress your matter faster than a traditional law firm or conveyancer as they do not have to wait until they meet you physically before starting your matter.
🕗 How quickly can conveyancing be done?
On average, conveyancing for a standard purchase or sale usually takes 6 weeks.
Some conveyancing transactions can be as short as 2 weeks while others may be extended to 6 months. It usually always depends on all the parties involved, including the real estate agents, purchasers, sellers and banks.
Learn More about Sydney Conveyancing
If you would like to learn more about conveyancing, we recommend that you have a quick read through our Conveyancing guide.
Our guide goes through many common terms and phrases that you might come across when looking to buy or sell a your property.
Otherwise, if you have any questions, please contact our property lawyers on 1300 667 461 for a quick chat.
Buying Property in Sydney?
Buying a home in Sydney will be one of the largest financial decisions you will ever make. This is why it is extremely important that you choose a property law firm that is very experienced in property law and conveyancing.
Our solicitors will conduct all the necessary tasks in the conveyancing processes, such as:
- Review, advise and seek amendments to the Contract for Sale of Property
- Organise finance arrangements with your lender
- Arrange a Building Report, Pest Report and/or Strata Report
- Attend to necessary home searches.
- Arranging payment and stamping of documents.
- Investigate any issues with the property including any vested interests, outstanding arrears and disputes
- Manage the change of title of the property
- Preparing for and attending to property settlement
- Attend to financial adjustments including rates, water, and levies
- Liaise with third parties including banks, brokers, solicitors, realtor, and government departments
At Unified Lawyers, our knowledge and experience of the purchasing process throughout Sydney ensures that your legal rights are protected and most importantly, you get clear title for the property you purchase.
Selling Property in Sydney?
Given the nature of the Sydney property market, selling a home can often be stressful. To make the sale of your property as stress-free as possible, we will do all works necessary on your behalf, such as:
- Prepare the Contract for Sale of Land including all necessary legal documents
- Order appropriate searches
- Coordinate with agents so that your property is placed on the real estate market
- Promptly respond to purchaser’s queries
- Review and advise on proposed amendments to the Contract for Sale of Property
- Exchange contracts
- Preparing for and attending to settlement
- Release of any mortgages
- Liaise with third parties including banks, brokers, solicitors, and agents
- Most importantly, arrange for surplus funds to be provided to you
We have handled thousands of conveyancing matters throughout New South Wales. Rest assured that we will protect your legal rights and ensure the entire process is stress-free when buying and selling your home.