The Right Assist – When Would You Need to Hire a Conveyancer

The Right Assist - When Would You Need to Hire a Conveyancer

A conveyancer is someone you hire to ensure that all the paperwork involved in the sale of a house is well taken care of. While some prefer to do it all on their own, the truth is that it is not an easy process, much so that they would prefer to get help.

This is where a conveyancer comes in.

Now, you may ask, “Do I hire a conveyancer early on or into the late stages of the sale?”

Look no further than our valuable tips below to know the right timing.

1. Hire One from the Start

One of the most effective ways to ensure that the entire process is smooth and tiring is to hire a conveyancer from the start. Hiring one early on will help you and the person who will eventually buy your house with the following:

Worries are lessened, especially now that you have someone who can take care of all the paperwork.

You are not the one who will be dealing with the paperwork.

The buyer is more interested in the house because they have someone who will be taking care of the paperwork.

Hiring a conveyancer also means that you have someone you can refer to other parties involved in the sale, especially the buyer.

2. Hire One a Few Days or Weeks Before

A couple of days or a week or two before the actual sale is the perfect time to hire a conveyancer. Hiring a conveyancer before the actual sale will help you with the following:

You will not be stressed out because you have someone who can help you with the paperwork.

Hiring a conveyancer from the start gives you time to look for a buyer. You can tell the buyer that you have already started looking for a conveyancer and that the sale of your house may start at a specific date.

You will have time to ensure that all the paperwork is in order.

3. Hire One on the Day of the Sale

Hiring a conveyancer on the day of the sale may be a good move, but not for everyone. If you are the type of person who wants to do everything on their own, then you should not hire one on the day of the sale.

For people who want to hire a conveyancer on the day of the sale, here are tips to help you:

If you’re going to hire a conveyancer, the seller should also hire one.

The seller can share with the buyer that they hired a conveyancer so that the buyer will have someone who will take care of the paperwork on the day of the sale.

The buyer should be able to see that you and your seller have hired a conveyancer too.

If you want to hire a conveyancer, then you have to hire one fast. The process may vary from state to state, but you should expect the process to be fast. Conveyancers who have their own business have it easier because they can choose to take your case. If you hire one at the last moment, then you should expect to pay more for the service.

Aside from the tips mentioned above, hiring a conveyancer early on would be a good choice if you, the seller, and the buyer want to move the sale along, especially if you want to start looking for buyers.


Hiring a conveyancer is not a decision you should take lightly. You should look for one whose qualities and character are good. Always remember that doing this would be a win-win for both parties. You will have someone who will take care of all the paperwork while you are free to focus on the other aspects of the sale.

Take note of our tips above and avoid any further in the sale or purchase of the house.

If you are looking for conveyancing lawyers in Queensland, look no further than our experts here at Bickell & Mackenzie. We are a well-known family-owned law firm within the Redlands area, specialising in conveyancing, wills and estates administration, and family law. Call us today and let us discuss about your current conveyancing concerns.

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