Pre-Contractual Advice

It is certainly our strongest recommendation that you obtain contract advice if you are purchasing a property.

 

Most people only purchase a handful of properties during their lifetime.  If you do not fully understand the documentation then we recommend getting Contract Advice from our Conveyancing Experts.

You can obtain pre-contractual advice:

  • Before you sign the Contract;
  • During the cooling-off period; or
  • If the Contract is subject other conditions in which you still have a choice about whether you want to be bound, such as a due diligence period.

You will be bound by the Contract if you purchase at Auction with no way of cooling-off or ending the contract. Similarly, if you enter a contract and the cooling-off period expires or does not apply you will be locked into the Contract.

Pre-contractual advice from one of our conveyancing lawyers offers you the following:

  • Peace of mind that the Contract is on terms that would be acceptable to you.
  • Assurance that that there are no “traps” in the Contract that might affect you later.
  • Inspection of any special conditions that would affect you and any special conditions that could be included in the Contract to protect you.
  • An assessment of the Vendor’s Statement (Section 32), which sometimes reveals otherwise undisclosed matters that affect the property – such as significant future charges that you might have to pay after settlement.
  • A broad understanding of the terms of the Contract and further information relating to the property and planning details.

By getting legal advice on your contract it equips you with the knowledge that might affect the amount you pay for the property or you may decide that the property is unsuitable for you.

 

Contract Advice is an important part of your Due-Diligence on your property purchase.

 

Either way, when you make your offer, or if you decide to continue with the Contract, you will be doing so from an informed position.

Our pre-contract advice service is fast, easy to understand, accurate, professional and carried out by an experienced conveyancing (property) lawyer.

To discuss this service more, please call us on 1300 907 335 or alternatively please complete the form on this page and we will respond to you promptly.

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