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What We Do
Buying or selling a property can be a stressful time given the amount of legal jargon and tedious paperwork involved in transferring deeds. Add to that the constant back and forth between third parties and you’ll often find that doing the deed transfer process yourself can end up being a costly and time-consuming process. At MAP Brisbane Property Lawyers, we specialise in residential conveyancing in Brisbane – from Logan to Caboolture, Northside, Southside and everything in between. We can act on your behalf to attend meetings and agree on settlements, assist you with documents, and even liaise with financial institutions.
If you need help streamlining the deed transfer process with a Brisbane conveyancer who knows all the ins and outs of Queensland property law, contact MAP Brisbane Property Lawyers at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 1300 680 584 for a fixed price quote.
Why Choose MAP Lawyers as Your Brisbane Property Conveyancing Specialist?
People in the know
Lets face it, conveyancing is not particularly exciting, until it all goes wrong. You want to make sure you have the right people on the job to ensure a transaction goes through smoothly and when issues do arise, you are supported with the knowledge you need to make decisions. We have a combined 22 years of practising experience in property law. Importantly, all of our matters are handled by qualified solicitors with expertise in conveyancing (no paralegals, administrative assistants of unqualified ‘legal practitioners’ running your files here!).
Client care (because we do)
Gone are the days of sitting in a stuffy law office and having to put up with complicated legal jargon. Equally, we are not so impersonal that you cannot pick up the phone and talk to a real person (and the same person!). We are friendly, knowledgeable and will explain the process and any issues in a user-friendly way. Don’t take our word for it – check out reviews on Google to hear what our clients have to say!
We LOVE property
We can sit there and say that we are passionate about property like all the other property law firms out there, but the proof is in the pudding – we have brought, sold, and developed 10 properties in the last 10 years and we are only getting started! We live and breath property at Map Lawyers, and truly enjoy sharing that experience with our clients.
You will not find a more committed and reliable team to assist you with your conveyancing than the team at Map Lawyers – let us prove it to you!
We believe that our fixed fee pricing for conveyancing is one of the cheapest in Brisbane. See our online calculator for a comprehensive, property specific quote (with no hidden extras).
Buying a home
If you’re planning on buying a home, a Brisbane conveyancing lawyer can help streamline the deed transfer process by reviewing the contract of sale and acting on your behalf to arrange settlements. A Brisbane property conveyancing specialist can also make sure everything listed in the contract is correct and check for unpaid rates or unresolved disputes. Though there are conveyancing kits available, they come with the big risk of making a legal slip that could affect the process of purchasing a home.
It’s recommended that you leave the settlement arrangement to a professional who can act as a mediator between both parties. If you’d like a free quote, you can submit details on our property buying solicitor online form.
Selling a home
When it comes to selling your home, it’s important you don’t attempt to cut costs by arranging the settlement yourself. A Brisbane conveyancer understands the complexities of Queensland real estate and can act on your behalf to discuss the settlement in detail with the buyer’s representative. Typically, there are fewer risks involved with selling property, so the fees involved with hiring a Brisbane property conveyancing specialist will be cheaper.
If you’d like a fixed price quote for your property, simply fill out our house sale conveyancing online form and one of our Brisbane property lawyers will get in touch shortly.
Sharing The Love
A+++++ Service, friendly and knowledgeable! Best Brisbane Conveyancer we have used.
John – Northlakes
I had a great experience with Map Lawyers. Megan was a pleasure to work with and no question was unanswered. I would refer them to anyone who needs a lawyer in the field!
Isabella – Windsor
As a first home owner, Map Lawyers were fantastic – they communicated regularly throughout the process, answered all of our little questions and were extremely organised and made sure that settlement went through smoothly.
Cecile – Lutwyche
Our experience with Map Lawyers during the very stressful purchase of our first home was typified by one of the best customer service experiences we’ve had.
Tim – Hamilton
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Brisbane Conveyancing Solicitor FAQs
What is a conveyancer?
Simply put, a conveyancing lawyer is a professional who deals with property matters such as buying, selling, and subdividing land. They offer guidance and advice on the settlement process and can help you review contracts, prepare documents, and liaise with the other side’s solicitor on your behalf. In Queensland, enlisting the help of a Brisbane conveyancing solicitor or lawyer is encouraged by the government to ensure you don’t fall victim to legal pitfalls.
You can expect a Brisbane conveyancing lawyer to handle the following:
- Review sale contract
- Prepare for settlement
- Monitor to see if contract obligations are met
- Prepare and certify documents
- Calculate rates and taxes
- Advise you on your legal obligations
- Attend settlement on your behalf
Brisbane conveyancer vs. lawyer – what’s the difference?
In most states, a conveyancer isn’t a lawyer but does have the power to handle deed transfers. However, in Queensland and the ACT, a deed transfer must be performed by a qualified lawyer or overseen by one. At Map lawyers, our team of Brisbane conveyancer experts are all qualified lawyers who specialise in property law.
Do I need a Brisbane conveyancing solicitor?
When it comes to buying or selling your home, conveyancing may seem as straight forward as signing a contract and transferring a deed. However, aside from managing the deed process between solicitors, a Brisbane conveyancing lawyer can take an extensive look through a contract to make sure everything is legal and above board.
This includes making sure there is no claim or ‘encumbrance’ on the property that may impact its value. A Brisbane conveyancer can then handle and prepare all legal documents on your behalf, calculate rates and taxes, and make adjustments to the final calculation if needed.