8 Steps to Buying Property
Once a contract has become unconditional it is time to start packing! It is important for a buyer to keep in touch with their solicitor through this time with regards to any issues that may arise approaching the settlement date.
Buyers are encouraged to arrange a
pre-settlement inspection with the agent to ensure that everything is
per the contract conditions, noting any included chattels or excluded fittings. Pre-settlement inspections should be conducted once the property has been vacated by the seller or its occupants.
Commonly, the solicitor will attend the actual settlement
on the buyer’s behalf and both the seller’s and buyer’s solicitors will
notify the agent once settlement has occurred. Only after an agent has
received notification from both parties, can keys be released to the new
Your quest of buying a house, unit, townhouse or any other property is now complete – enjoy!