The term “conveyancing” describes the legal process by which a person becomes the registered and lawful owner of a property.
A conveyancing transaction involves a process which begins with the Agreement for Sale and Purchase and continues through to the ultimate registration of ownership of the property, and the reconciliation of finances and payments.
Conveyancing is a complex process requiring extensive knowledge, skill and attention to detail on the part of the conveyancer. There are many elements involved in the conveyancing transaction and delays are possible at any stage. A typical conveyance includes:
- Title searches
- Checking for encumbrances and restrictions on the property
- Checking that insurance is available for the property
- Preparation of legal documents
- Ensuring any special conditions are met
- Financing arrangements
- Making sure rates are paid by the appropriate party
- Arranging for payment of fees and charges
- Registration of ownership on the title.
We are equipped with comprehensive legal skills to advise on all aspects of your property transaction and are backed by stringent safeguards administered by the NZ Law Society.