Buying & Selling Property - Byron Bay, Cabarita, Tweed Coast & beyond

Conveyancing Byron Bay and in NSW – buying and selling property

Conveyancing is the legal term for a set of processes that transfer ownership of real estate from a person or entity to another.

Our conveyancer will assist you to understand, in plain English, the legal obligations you’re required to meet; they investigate the title of the property; advise on factors affecting the property (eg proposals by government departments) and prepare and lodge the documents you need to sign.

The Stuart Garrett Lawyers conveyancing team has razor-sharp attention to detail and a meticulous approach. They are highly experienced, have extensive local knowledge and offer sound practical, effective and timely advice. They are the only local choice for New South Wales property transactions.

So if you’re buying or selling a home, block of land, strata title unit, commercial real estate, rural property or an entire subdivision, contact Stuart Garrett Lawyers S+P today.


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Our services include:

  • Real Estate Agency Agreements
  • Auction Contracts
  • Purchases off the plan (subdivision or Strata)
  • Asset protection including Capital Gains Tax and Sales or Purchases by companies, self-managed superannuation funds, family and discretionary trusts – including the role of joint tenancy and tenants in common
  • Property titles including Torrens, Old System, Strata, Community, Crown and Leasehold
  • Drafting and reviewing Contracts for Sale
  • Statutory Warranties and Special Conditions
  • Stamp Duty, GST, Land Tax, Disbursements, Searches and Registration Fees
  • Execution of Contracts, Exchange and Settlement
  • Section 66W Certificates and cooling off period
  • Advice to first home buyers including first home owner grants and related schemes
  • Adjustments for rates and other allowances
  • Tenancies and Leases
  • Easements, Covenants and Section 88B Instruments
  • Powers of Attorney and related authorities involved in certain transactions


Property Law Generally

  • Subdivision and Strata developments
  • Options (put and call and related structural alternatives)
  • Commercial property including retail and commercial leases
  • Compulsory acquisitions
  • Compliance with Council and related regulations
  • Building contracts including owner builder issues
  • Retirement villages, aged care facilities and related accommodation arrangements
  • Reverse mortgages
  • Dispute resolution