45 Cameron Street, Launceston Tasmania

Phone: (03) 6332 9353

Conveyancing

In addition to preparing contracts and attending to the transfer of real estate, we can also help you with all aspects of your conveyancing transaction such as attending to all relevant searches, getting your first home owner grant (if eligible), dealing with banks and solicitors, to complete your sale or purchase, attending to stamping and registration of documents at the Land Titles Office.

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Foreign Resident Capital Gains Withholding Tax Changes from 1 July 2017Posted on 25 June 2017

The Commonwealth Government recently announced changes to the foreign resident capital gains withholding (FRCGW) rate and threshold. The changes will apply to contracts entered into on or after...

Conveyancing in Tasmania - 7 Practical Tips when Purchasing PropertyPosted on 18 June 2017

If you are buying property there are many important decisions to be made. Making the wrong decision could cost you money. We have put together 7 practical tips for you: Inspecting the property is...

Conveyancing in Tasmania - Torrens Title and Strata Titles explainedPosted on 3 June 2017

In Tasmania titles are usually either torrens title or strata title. This article explains the differences between them and how the differences may impact on your ownership of the property and how it...

Conveyancing in Tasmania - First Home Owners Grant UpdatePosted on 28 May 2017

The Tasmanian Government announced on Thursday 25 May 2017 that the current conditions of the first home owners grant will be extended until 30 June 2018.  The First Home Owner Grant...

Quotes for Conveyancing - Tasmanian PropertyPosted on 5 May 2017

Whether you are buying, selling, refinancing or transferring your Tasmanian property, Cormiston Legal will happily provide a personalised quote for your conveyancing needs -...

Conveyancing in Tasmania - What do you need to know?Posted on 23 April 2017

Found a home or block of land that is perfect for you? Or ready to sell your property? Then you need to know the steps involved in buying or selling property. This article explains the steps involved...

Conveyancing in Tasmania – Explanation of Commonly Used TermPosted on 19 March 2017

If you have ever purchased property or if you are looking to buy you will be faced with a myriad of terms used in the property industry. We have put together a list of the most common terms you may...

Finance Pre-Approval - Is not what it seemsPosted on 3 March 2017

Securing finance approval can be frustrating especially if you are applying for your first home loan. The article explains the process and provides valuable tips on this topic. Delays can occur...

Tasmanian Conveyancing - Tips for AuctionsPosted on 8 February 2017

A property owner may decide to Auction their property for a number of reasons. It may be because the market is booming and they feel that they will get the best price for their property at an...

Conveyancing in Tasmania - Costs and Expenses ExplainedPosted on 3 February 2017

It is important to ensure that you know what is and isn’t included when you get a quote for conveyancing. Together with professional costs there are 'out of pocket expenses' (also known as...

Conveyancing in Tasmania - How to get a Conveyancing QuotePosted on 27 January 2017

We have made it very simple for you to get a conveyancing quote from us for your sale or purchase of a Tasmania property. Simply click on the conveyancing quote button on our website or follow...

Conveyancing in Tasmania - When do I pick up the keys?Posted on 10 December 2016

When you sign a contract to purchase a property the end goal is getting the keys safely in your hands. Therefore it is not surprising that we are often asked is who and where do they pick the keys up...

Conveyancing in Tasmania - Foreign Purchasers of Residential PropertyPosted on 27 November 2016

Foreign investment in Australia is heavily regulated with significant penalties for non-compliance. Accordingly, if you are not an Australian citizen or permanent Australian resident it is important...

Strata Titles In Tasmania – Inactive Body Corporates explainedPosted on 22 October 2016

We act for many people who buy and sell strata titles. When we ask for information about the Body Corporate we are often told by our clients that we don’t need to worry about it because the body...

Conveyancing in Tasmania - What is a Deposit?Posted on 5 October 2016

What is a Deposit? Contracts for the sale of real estate are not enforceable unless they are in writing, however there is no legal obligation for the payment of a deposit. A deposit is...

Conveyancing in Tasmania - Subject to Finance Clauses ExplainedPosted on 17 September 2016

Most purchasers require their financier (a bank or other lending institutions) to approve their loan application so that they can proceed with their purchase. If you are not 100% sure that your...

Strata Titles In Tasmania – Frequently Asked QuestionsPosted on 3 September 2016

What is a Strata Title? A Strata Title has 'common areas' that can be used by all of the people living in the apartment block, such as driveways, gardens and the like.  These common areas have...

Buying a Tasmanian PropertyPosted on 20 August 2016

Are you looking at buying a Tasmanian property? This article outlines the issues to consider and steps to take once you have found a property to buy. Check the Property Once you have found a...

Settlement Problems - What happens when Settlement does not occur on the due date?Posted on 7 August 2016

It is every Vendor’s nightmare - the Purchaser fails to settle on the date specified in the Contract. On the face of it, the Purchaser is in breach of the contract. However, forcing a Purchaser...

Conveyancing In Tasmania - Settlement Day ExplainedPosted on 17 July 2016

Settlement is where the parties to a conveyancing transaction meet to finalise the transfer of a property from the Vendor to the Purchaser. Put simply, at settlement the Vendor’s solicitor hands...

Conveyancing in Tasmania - What happens once you have signed a Contract?Posted on 8 July 2016

So you have entered into a contract to purchase a Tasmanian property, what happens next? This article explains the things that need to be done after the contract has been signed. Instruct a Lawyer ...

Our Latest Video - Conveyancing in TasmaniaPosted on 18 June 2016

Check out our latest video on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dVl-L7RaGWY Cormiston Legal is a Tasmanian Law Firm that provides conveyancing services in Hobart, Launceston and all...

First Home Owner Grant Update - Tasmanian PropertyPosted on 27 May 2016

The Tasmanian Government announced on Thursday 26 May 2016 that the grant will be increased to $20,000. The increase is retrospective and applies from 1 January 2016...

Conveyancing in Tasmania – What happens after signing a Contract?Posted on 14 May 2016

We are often asked ‘I have signed a contract to buy a property, what do I do now?’ Accordingly, we have prepared a simple outline of the steps that occur from when a Contract is signed up...

Tasmanian Property - Out of Pocket Expenses ExplainedPosted on 30 April 2016

It is important to ensure that you know what is and isn’t included when you get a quote for conveyancing. Out of pocket expenses (also known as ‘disbursements’) are costs incurred by...

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