All your Sunshine Coast conveyancing needs
Whether you’re looking to buy or sell a property in the Sunshine Coast area, GM Law’s experienced solicitors can assist with your conveyancing. We have a wealth of experience working in the suburbs of Mooloolaba, Maroochydore, Noosa, Caloundra, Maleny and surrounding areas.
Having a high level of experience and providing significant conveyancing services in the area for several years, we’re trusted by top real estate agents Queensland-wide. We’re well known for our affordable and reliable conveyancing services and our unique knowledge of the Sunshine Coast area. We’re here to handle your property conveyancing needs from start to finish.
- Our conveyancing rates are affordable, without compromising on quality or experience. That means a more efficient service for you and your family.
- We’re highly qualified solicitors, not just conveyancers. With legal knowledge and extensive experience, you know you’re in safe hands with GM Law.
- We’re locals! Having operated in the Sunshine Coast area since 1994, we know the quirks of this city and its property market. This local knowledge means that we can ensure the best result for you.
Our fixed fee conveyancing services for buyers and sellers include
Buying a new property is an exciting time. Our professional conveyancing services ensure that the legal documentation is explained to you in clear terms, so you can sign on the dotted line with peace of mind.
We work with you every step of the way.
- Reviewing your contract with a fine-toothed comb.
We ensure that all the information is accurate and that there are no hidden third-party rights or stipulations that could affect your property.
- Clarifying your rights and obligations under the contract, in simple terms.
We use plain English to outline what’s required of you as a buyer.
- Uncovering any preconditions.
We uncover any conditions, such as finance approval or building and pest inspections.
- Preparing your documentation.
We can assist with the execution of transfer documentation and payment of transfer duty.
- Ensuring proper adjustment of price to be paid at settlement.
We outline any council rates, water rates or other outgoings.
- Facilitating purchase settlement.
We coordinate the attendance of both your own, and the buyer’s, financiers and solicitors.
- Ensuring lawful property transfer over to you.
We assist in registering you as the new owner of the property.
When it’s time to move on from your property, you want the process to be straightforward, efficient and practical. Our conveyancing services are carried out by qualified solicitors, so you know you’re in safe hands.
We’ll guide you through the process.
- Maintaining regular contact.
We ensure you’re always kept up to date with the progress of your sale.
- Clarifying your rights and obligations under the contract, in simple terms.
We use plain English to outline what’s required of you as a vendor.
- Conducting and advising on a title search of the property.
We can ensure that there are no third-party interests affecting the property that you may not be aware of and that may place you in default of the contract.
- Monitoring any preconditions.
We ensure that the buyer fulfils their obligations under the set preconditions. This involves ensuring they act reasonably when attempting to terminate the contract for any reason.
- Ensuring accuracy of transfer documents.
We review the documents prepared by the buyer’s solicitor and arrange proper execution prior to settlement.
- Coordinating settlement arrangements.
We work with the buyer’s solicitor and your mortgagee to ensure your mortgage is properly discharged.
What is conveyancing?
Conveyancing refers to the legal process of transferring ownership of real estate (property) from one party to another; and is usually carried out by a licensed conveyancer or solicitor.
Why should I choose a licensed conveyancer?
There are numerous reasons why choosing a licensed
conveyancer is a wise move:
- Licensed conveyancers know property law inside out
and will place their in-depth understanding at your service.
- They are specialist professionals in the legal
intricacies of buying and selling property. A licensed conveyancer is qualified
and experienced to expertly assist in the process.
- The sole focus of licensed conveyancers is on
property transactions, meaning they will not be distracted by other types of
- They carry professional indemnity and fidelity
insurance, meaning that clients are always covered in the event of an error. You
can safely leave property transactions in the hands of a licensed conveyancer.
How do I ensure I choose a good conveyancer?
Choose a licensed conveyancer who will speak to you in plain English, not legal jargon. This will give you a clear understanding of your legal rights and obligations. You need a conveyancer who is professional, capable and experienced, and who has great attention to detail. Ask family, friends or colleagues for recommendations. Check the website of your conveyancing firm for testimonials by satisfied clients. Word of mouth is usually the best recommendation.
At what point in the process should I use the services of a conveyancer?
The earlier in the process, the better. When selling a
property, the contract will need to be prepared before the property goes on the
market. Speak to a licensed conveyancer before you put your house on the
When buying a property, get in touch with a licensed
conveyancer before you start looking for your property, so that you understand
the legal requirements of the buying process and can factor legal costs into
your budget. More knowledge will help your purchase proceed as fast as
Hear from some of our clients
Thank you for all your help and patience over the last few months. We would not hesitate to recommend you to anyone who requires a Conveyancing Paralegal as you have done an excellent job with the minimum of fuss and a high professional standard.Ken and Sylvia Gibbs of NSW (Labrador Qld property)
Hi GM Law, thanks so much for all of your assistance in making sure our purchase went smoothly. Your attention to detail was awesome and I will definitely be recommending you to everyone needing assistance with conveyancing. I really appreciated that we were regularly kept up to date as required. Your willingness to assist me with any questions that I had was fantastic and I can’t thank you enough for your warm, personable professionalism. I look forward to you assisting us with our future purchases. Thanks again!Julie
It was just such a pleasant experience for us to let you guys deal with all these issues for us. You are simply the best. We sure will refer GM Law to our friends.Eric
Thanks for your help, you have been brilliant and I would recommend you guys to anyone that asks.Gabrielle Davey
Thank you for managing the sale… process was very smooth and great communication.Paul
We are very happy with the service you are providing to us, and will be sure to refer you to all our friends.Vanja Perovic-Vukotic, Sunnybank, Qld
We really appreciated your expertise and efficiency on the sale of our home. We will definitely be spreading the word and keeping GM Law details handy for when requiring your services again. Thanks again and congratulations to you on a job well done!Jane & David Barker, Southport, Qld
Thank you for your professional, courteous and straightforward service!Liz
Why invest in the Sunshine Coast?
There’s plenty on offer to homeowners in the Sunshine Coast area. Buying a house here provides both an excellent lifestyle and a sound investment opportunity.
Now is a great time to invest in property on the Sunshine Coast, with recent years marking the area’s strongest period of growth yet. Property worth is expected to increase by 9% over the next three years.
The Sunshine Coast is also experiencing positive overall economic growth. 13,200 new jobs were created in 2018 alone, and exciting new infrastructure projects – such as the airport expansion and construction of the university hospital – are likely to boost the local economy further.
With strong job prospects in the area, the Sunshine Coast is an amazing place to live and work. You’ll enjoy the proximity of the beach and the hinterland, as well as easy access to a variety of excellent schools. The attractive climate is also a drawcard for many people seeking a healthy lifestyle.