The settlement process can be a stressful time. For some clients it may be their first time. For others it may have been years sine they last bought or sold a property. We have therefore put together the following checklists to assist you.
What does a settlement agent/client do & when?
Sellers Settlement Flowchart
Sellers Settlement Guide
Buyers Settlement Flowchart
Buyers Settlement Guide
Movers Checklist - guide for buyers & sellers (including Change of Address checklist)
Final Inspection Checklist - a guide to what to look for prior to settlement.
We have also come across checklists, tips & guides produced by third parties:
Settlement Agents Supervisory Board:
Property Settlement fact sheet - An overview of the settlement process.
Real Estate & Business Agents Supervisory Board:
Buying a home through an agent - Tips on buying a home.
Timber pest inspections - a guide for homebuyers - The house that you are thinking of buying could be significantly damaged by termites. This publication tells you the steps to take to protect your investment.
Homebuyers Checklist - What to look for inside the house before you sign the contract.
Ten Tips on buying the right home, by Rachel Green - perhaps the best advice yet on the net.
Title Insurance for buyers - Cover yourself against such risks such as illegal structures , boundary disputes, etc.