Conveyancer

Summary

Conveyancers prepare the documentation required for the purchase and sale of real estate and attend to property settlements. Conveyancers must have a sound knowledge of land law, land division, surveying, property development, property management, strata administration, insurance, taxation, business analysis, investment and contracts.

Duties & Tasks

Conveyancers may perform the following tasks:

  • prepare and advise on contracts for the sale of real estate
  • conduct title searches and make enquiries with various government departments, local councils and water authorities
  • prepare and advise on mortgage documentation
  • attend to exchange-of-contracts and settlement procedures
  • prepare and advise on lease documentation.

Working Conditions

Conveyancers may communicate with clients, real estate agents, banks, building societies and finance companies, as well as government departments and rating authorities.

Personal Requirements

  • good communication skills
  • good organisational skills
  • integrity and sound judgment.

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