As with most other things in life, buying
and selling property has been moving towards being a digital process and you’ll
be pleased to hear that the conveyancing aspect of the sale has undergone a
Over the past three years there’s been a
steady shift from paper based-registrations to electronic land transfers on the
From the conveyancer’s point of view,
electronic conveyancing offers greater control over the process, meaning the
settlement is less likely to be delayed. It allows funds to be cleared and
disbursed faster, resulting in efficiencies all round.
Buyers and sellers can download an app and
watch the whole process from the comfort of their smartphones, when traditionally
they’ve known the transfer has happened only right at the end.
From 1 May 2018, all eligible discharges,
transfers, mortgages, caveats and withdrawal of caveats must be lodged
electronically resulting in benefits for your clients, either buyer or seller.
The benefits of electronic conveyancing are
immediate, so have the conversation with your preferred settlement agent today,
and bring your buyers and sellers into the digital future.
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