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Property Law

Property Law
Buying or selling a residential or commercial property is a big decision and a significant matter for most people. Phoenix Law Law Office offer over many years of experience with property law in Brisbane and have represented both buyers and sellers of property for all legal matters. This brings peace of mind to our clients.
Our solicitors can offer assistance with property law in the following ways:

  • Help you fully understand the issues involved in purchasing or selling property in Australia;
  • Assistance with buying or selling at public auction/private treaty;
  • Information about the costs involved (including stamp duty);
  • Advice for your Contract for Sale;
  • Advice in regard to the ‘cooling off period’;
  • Negotiating terms and conditions for the sale or purchase of property;
  • Advice in regard to sale or purchase of vacant land, units, strata and community title, rural land and purchases ‘off the plan’;
  • Advice for meeting lender requirements;
  • Arrange title searches and land enquiries;
  • Help you with settlement and exchange;
  • Help with the legal requirements for subdivisions and property developments;
  • Advice in regard to building contracts;
  • Advice and negotiation in regard to neighbourhood disputes including dividing fence disputes;
  • Representation in dispute resolution and at Court.

Conveyancing is the term used to describe the transfer of legal ownership of property. It is on the surface a simple process. In reality it is a legal minefield, where a mistake may put everything you own at risk. Luckily at Phoenix Law we give you our renowned complete conveyancing service.

Phoenix Law Law Office have experienced conveyancing solicitors to help with all stages of QLD property transactions whether you are buying or selling a home, unit, vacant block, strata title, commercial real estate or rural property, and including:

  • Legal advice in regard to real estate contract law;
  • Drafting and reviewing contracts;
  • Sustainability Declarations, Disclosure and Warning Statements;
  • Auction Contracts and purchases off-the-plan;
  • Cost appraisal including stamp duty, and disbursements such as search and registration fees;
  • Tax considerations and asset protection including capital gains tax, and sales or purchases by companies, self managed superannuation funds, family and discretionary trusts and deceased estates;
  • Property tenancy including joint tenants and tenants in common;
  • Vendor’s Statement, general conditions, and special conditions;
  • The cooling off period and deposits;
  • Commercial property including leases;
  • Retirement Village purchases, leases and service contracts;
  • Dispute resolution and litigation;
  • Building contracts, owner builder issues and the Queensland Building Services Authority Act 1991;
  • Liaison with financial institutions in regard to deposit bonds, loans, mortgages and discharges of mortgages;
  • Execution of contracts and settlement;
  • Adjustments to the purchase price in regard to rates and allowances;
  • Advice for first home buyers including the First Home Owner Grant;
  • Preparing and registering Powers of Attorney;
  • Advice in regard to easements and covenants on title searches.

Contact us for more information or to arrange a consultation.