Are you in the process of buying your first Strata Unit?

Newcastle Unit

Are you in the process of buying your first Strata Unit? You love the convenient location, gated safety, view from the balcony, and the fact that there’s less to clean and maintain. There’s a great gym, pool, games room, and BBQ facilities, and your own parking space … everything you ever wanted … but STOP. […]

Should we get the Keys before Settlement

settlement day

Should we get the Keys before Settlement You might be wondering if you can get the keys before settlement to make the moving process less stressful or your lease may be up so you are wondering if you can move in sooner? Whilst it may be convenient to take early possession of the property before […]

The Abolishment of Certificate of Titles!

off the plan property

The Abolishment of Certificate of Titles The Registrar-General has recently announced changes to the land Titles system in New South Wales in a significant move toward 100% electronic lodgement of dealings for land transactions. The Key changes to the Real Property Act 1900 (NSW) from the 11th October 2021 are: The Cancellation of paper Certificate […]

What to do When Someone Dies

Estate Planning Maitland

What to do When Someone Dies When someone passes away the following needs to be done: A doctor is to sign and issue a Death Certificate A funeral company takes the deceased into care The death must be registered either by the Funeral Director or by the person who is managing the final arrangements for […]

What Is Title Insurance and Do You Need It?

What Is Title Insurance

At Hunter Legal & Conveyancing, in addition to providing full property conveyancing services in the Maitland area, we also offer to help our clients set up Title Insurance. Recently, Title Insurance has been becoming a more popular option for individuals purchasing houses or other property. However, despite this growing trend, people are still not entirely […]

When to Call a Conveyancer in Maitland

Call a Conveyancer

WHEN TO CALL A CONVEYANCER IN MAITLAND If you are preparing to purchase a home or sell a property for the first time, then you may not be entirely familiar with the process or the steps that are necessary to finalise the transaction. The size and scope of property transactions are such that you should […]

Get Help Balancing your Busy Lifestyle throughout your property transaction

Property transaction

GET HELP BALANCING YOUR BUSY LIFESTYLE THROUGHOUT YOUR PROPERTY TRANSACTION If you are like the average Australian homebuyer or seller, then you are living a very busy lifestyle juggling family, work and home commitments. Needless to say, it can be difficult to balance all of that and still keep up with what is going on […]

You Need To Transfer Property – Now What?

TRANSFER PROPERTY

Top Tips for Transferring your House to your Spouse Do you need to transfer property from one party to another? We can help. Depending on your circumstances, you will need either: a) A Standard Transfer · You need to transfer property from “Parent to Child”, “Husband & Wife” to “Wife Only”, “Sister and Brother” to […]

transferring house title to spouse

TRANSFERRING HOUSE TITLE TO SPOUSE

Top Tips for Transferring your House to your Spouse It is quite common for couples, either married or in a de facto relationship as well as recently separated, to transfer all or part of the ownership of their matrimonial home between partners or former partners. However, it is not all plain sailing and requires almost as […]

Relaxing During the buying and selling property Process?

Property transaction

Let our Conveyancers & Solicitors take care of buying and selling property for you! Do you want to kick back and relax during the process of buying and selling property?With the right Conveyancers & Solicitors, this is possible. Believe it or not, the process of buying and selling property or a home doesn’t have to […]