Conveyancing Articles

This is the Eckermann Conveyancers blog, where we produce regular articles on issues relating to conveyancing.

If you are engaged in property transfers and other matters where conveyancing is required, we hope you find this source of articles helpful. Start scrolling and the stories will appear!

Eckermann Forms: A Form 1 lifehack for real estate agents or vendors

Here's a Form 1 lifehack for real estate agents and vendors that deal directly with the anxiety and stress surrounding the preparation of Form 1s in 2018. Our sister company, Eckermann Forms, has a streamlined, online process for making sure Form 1s are completed...

Eckermann Forms: A Form 1 lifehack for real estate agents or vendors

How long does settlement take? A quick overview by a conveyancer

Another of the most popular articles we have ever written is the one answering the question, how long does settlement take? Back in 2014, we created an overview of the real estate settlement process, entitled, Why does the settlement process take so long? A...

How long does settlement take? A quick overview by a conveyancer

Conveyancing Explained: Memorandum Of Transfer

In the world of Real Estate and Conveyancing, there are many terms used like Memorandum Of Transfer, that people find vague or ambiguous. In this case, the Memorandum Of Transfer seems straightforward on the surface but in fact it does have a specific and limited...

Memoradum Of Transfer - Conveyancing terms explained.

SA Police raise real estate scam alert

In November last year, I wrote about cybercrime affecting some conveyancers and now we have the headline, SA Police raise real estate scam alert. In the article, Scammers hit Adelaide Conveyancers as Eckermann introduces new anti-cybercrime measures, I outlined how...

SA Police raise real estate scam alert - Eckermann Conveyancers. Image: Renaissance Hotel. by Davis Staedtler via Flickr

3 unexpected things your conveyancer can do for you

Most of us have at least a vague sense we need conveyancing help when buying or selling real estate but here are 3 unexpected things your conveyancer can assist you with that you might not have realised. These are the items we will focus on in this article:...

3 unexpected things your conveyancer can do for you, Eckermann Conveyancers. Image: Shock by David Brown via Flickr.

Remembering Bob Foord, former chair of the Eckermann Group board

There is a common theme in conversations when remembering Bob Foord. Since his death last week, we have not been surprised by how many people refer to Bob's principles, his warmth, and his ability to ask probing questions that cut to the heart of an issue. Indeed,...

Remembering Bob Foord. Bob, second from right, with the Eckermann team

Conveyancing Explained: Memorandum Of Transfer

In the world of Real Estate and Conveyancing, there are many terms used like Memorandum Of Transfer, that people find vague or ambiguous. In this case, the Memorandum Of Transfer seems straightforward on the surface but in fact it does have a specific and limited...

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How to find a conveyancer in South Australia

11We have made a short video entitled, How to find a conveyancer in South Australia. Although the video is novel, it does cover the main ways people search for a conveyancer. Naturally, the video covers searching online using search engines such as Google but given...

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