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The benefits of fixed fee conveyancing

June 2, 2020
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The benefits of fixed fee conveyancing
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Make conveyancing simple and easy with a flat fee service

Buying or selling a house is a stressful process. There are a million little things to consider, and it's a real challenge to remember everything. That's why conveyancing services are so valuable.

Whether you're buying or selling a home, subdividing, or moving an investment property, it's a good idea to hire somebody to do the conveyancing. Conveyancing lawyers can take care of the complicated paperwork, and you can spend more time on the important things like packing and moving.

When choosing somebody to do your conveyancing, it's worth considering whether or not they offer a flat fee service. If the conveyancer doesn't offer a capped fee, then you could be on the hook for more than you imagined. On the other hand, with fixed cost conveyancing you know exactly what to expect. There are no hidden fees, and no inexplicable charges to your account. In addition to potentially saving you money, there are many other positives to getting a flat fee for conveyancing. Read on to find out more about the benefits.

At AANDI Lawyers, we can offer you the services of skilled and qualified conveyancing lawyers in Melbourne. Find out more about our fixed prices for property conveyancing.

What is conveyancing?

Conveyancing is part of buying, selling, transferring and subdividing real estate. In short, conveyancing is concerned with the legal and bureaucratic steps required in the exchange of a property. It is not mandatory to hire a conveyancer or conveyancing lawyer, but most people choose to, as the tasks they perform are especially difficult for a layperson.

The responsibilities of a conveyancer include:

  • Representing you when speaking to the seller or buyer
  • Drafting and lodging the necessary documentation for the transfer, subdivision, sale or purchase of the property
  • Finding out if there are any issues with the title of the property
  • Letting you know about relevant taxes and rates on the property

However, a standard conveyancer cannot provide legal advice for you on the transaction. A conveyancing lawyer, like the ones you'll find at AANDI Lawyers, can do all of the above, and provide legal advice as well.

How much does professional conveyancing cost?

Conveyancing can cost wildly different amounts depending on what kind of payment model you use. When using a non-fixed price service, conveyancing could cost you several thousand dollars. Because there's no fixed fee upfront, you're at the mercy of your conveyancer, and must bear the brunt of any unforeseen circumstances that come your way.

And that's not even to mention the problems you could face if you get stuck with an incompetent conveyancer. It's a complicated business filled with difficult jargon, and if they take longer than is necessary, you'll have to pay for it. Another potential disaster scenario would be getting stuck with an unscrupulous and unethical conveyancer. They may well use the impenetrability of the industry to deliberately stall proceedings to inflate their earnings.

What is flat fee conveyancing?

At AANDI Lawyers, we offer flat fee conveyancing. Flat fee conveyancing is exactly what it sounds like; a conveyancing service without hidden charges or unexpected bills. Specifically, it costs of $750.00 plus GST and disbursements.

Conveyancing is a complicated business, but with a flat fee, the financial side of things can be simple. Unlike somebody working in the an uncapped payment model, a fixed fee conveyancing lawyer has it in their best interest to handle the transfer of your property as expertly and efficiently as possible.

What are the benefits of flat fee conveyancing?

There are many benefits to flat fee conveyancing:

  • You'll have certainty on price
  • Your conveyancing provider has an incentive to get the job done promptly and effectively
  • With a conveyancing lawyer, you'll also have access to legal advice should you need it

What is included in flat fee conveyancing?

AANDI Lawyers offers fixed fee pricing for sales and purchases of properties up to the value of $2 million. For the one fixed fee, you'll benefit from many different services:

  • Pre-purchase advice from qualified professionals
  • Advice on off the plan purchases
  • All the relevant conveyancing tasks
  • Answers to any questions you have
  • Qualified legal advice

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