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Solicitor of Conveyancer? – Things you need to know Infographic

by Greg on November 29, 2016
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If both of these words sound familiar to you, but you don’t know the difference, and you are thinking of buying or selling a property, you should definitely take a closer look at this infographic made by creative people at Yourcorner.com.au     Save Save

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Solicitors and conveyancers – what’s the difference?

by Chris Lang on November 26, 2014
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I used to think those two terms (solicitor and conveyancer) mean the same, but they really are quite different. The difference is in what those lawyers can and can not do and even in what they charge you for their services.

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House-hunting expenses and how to minimise them (part 2)

by Chris Lang on December 14, 2012
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Expense: Property reports. There are many reports available: recent house sale prices per area, house history, information about suburbs, etc. Once you’ve decided on a house, you may want to check how many times it was sold in the past, when and for how much.

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What everyone should know about buying a house at auction (part 1)

by Chris Lang on July 25, 2012
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Even now, when the real estate market is slowing down, at least 50% of the houses are sold at auctions. This means that any home buyer should know exactly what to do at auction, what are the rules, understand and speak the language of auctions. Before I knew all the things you are about to learn, auctions scared the daylight out of me. Especially because of the huge amounts of money involved – every silly mistake can cost you a lot.

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Should the buyer and seller use the same conveyancer or solicitor?

by Chris Lang on May 8, 2011
Should the buyer and seller use the same conveyancer or solicitor?

Many people who buy their first home are unsure what a conveyancer does, let alone being acquainted with one. Not knowing which conveyancer or a solicitor to go to, sometimes they may think it is easier to just use the same one their seller is using. But is the easiest way always the smartest way? […]

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