Difference Between A Property Conveyancer and Property Lawyer

Difference Between A Property Conveyancer and Property Lawyer

When buying or selling a house (or land) in Perth, you should engage professional help at the pointy end of settlement. This is called conveyancing, and it’s an essential part of ensuring Title transfer happens according to the letter of the law and no detail is...

The Effect of COVID-19 on the Perth Property Market

The Effect of COVID-19 on the Perth Property Market

Among a constant stream of alarming news reports and social media posts, as well as sweeping restrictions on movement, it might seem like an odd time to consider buying a house in Perth. However, assuming the Perth property market is on pause could mean missing out on...

Where Are the Home Buyers? Perth Property Outlook May 2019

Where Are the Home Buyers? Perth Property Outlook May 2019

The Perth real estate market has been somewhat flat ever since the end of WA’s memorable property boom in 2014 driven by massive spending in the mining industry, and the Landgate’s April Electronic Advice of Sale 2 (EAS2) figures certainly reflect this. April’s...

Best Perth Markets to Visit in May

Best Perth Markets to Visit in May

One of our favourite things about Perth is all the incredible markets. They are perfect for so many reasons. We absolutely love getting out of the office and checking out some of the markets Perth has on offer. Whether you’re after a gift for a friend, fresh, tasty...

Why Do I Need Title Insurance?

Why Do I Need Title Insurance?

Buying or selling a property in Perth can be an extremely pricey process (see our 5 Costs You Need to Know About When Buying a House post) in both monetary terms and time costs. A conveyancer or settlement lawyer helps you get your contracts in order and paperwork...

8 of Our Favourite Perth Beaches

8 of Our Favourite Perth Beaches

Even with the weather starting to cool down now that we’ve entered Autumn, there’s still plenty to get up to in Perth, including visiting some of our amazing West Coast beaches! Here’s 8 of our favourite Perth beaches – and why they make Perth such an amazing city to...

The Costs The You Need To Know When Buying A House

The Costs The You Need To Know When Buying A House

Thinking about purchasing a property? Getting into Perth’s property market is already expensive, especially for first home buyers. Most people understand the importance of budgeting their costs, but there are a lot more expenses often overlooked that can greatly weigh...

Why You Need A Settlement Agent When Buying Property in Perth

Why You Need A Settlement Agent When Buying Property in Perth

You’ve found your dream home. Perhaps it’s a brand-new development or a house with perfect potential for a renovation. You’re excited to move in already, do you really need a settlement agent? The answer is of course, YES! Whether you are a first-time home buyer, or a...

10 Ways to Live Sustainably and Increase Your Home’s Value

10 Ways to Live Sustainably and Increase Your Home’s Value

It’s now easier, and more important than ever, to incorporate meaningful, valuable, useful sustainable practices into all aspects of our lives. And not only does this choice of being environmentally conscious ensure a more prosperous future but can also save you money...

The Digital Age: C&R Settlements Leading the Way in e-Conveyancing

The Digital Age: C&R Settlements Leading the Way in e-Conveyancing

Digital innovation is transforming most industries in Australia. In particular, the conveyancing landscape went through a lot of changes throughout 2018. And now, as of the 1st of December 2018, all new eligible, stand-alone transfers, caveats and withdrawal of...

Changes to the First Home Owners Grant

Changes to the First Home Owners Grant

The WA Government has just announced that it will increase the First Home Owner Grant. The grant has increased from $5,000 to $10,000 and this will take effect from the 1st January 2017. Read the FACT SHEET HERE Accompanying this increase has been a change to Keystart...

Farewell 2016

Farewell 2016

Here at C&R Conveyancing South we are looking back over the past 12 months with so much to be proud of. In just a short time we have achieved so much. In September, we were excited to be the first settlement agent in WA to be announced as the #1 online transfer...

What is Stewart Title and Why Do You Need It?

What is Stewart Title and Why Do You Need It?

Title Insurance can be used as a risk management tool in the conveyancing transaction. Many of our clients have benefited from Stewart Title Insurance. It is something that we strongly suggest and recommend to everyone. When buying a property there are many inherent...

Warning – Are your emails safe ?

Warning – Are your emails safe ?

A recent scam commonly known as a ‘Man in the Middle” has successfully had funds deposited into their account during a property settlement. This happens when the scammer is able to successfully intercept an email and details of future financial transactions can be...

Win $1000 Crown Gift Card

Win $1000 Crown Gift Card

How to enter C&R Conveyancing South is giving one winner the chance to win $1000 Crown Gift Card. To be eligible to win, you simply need to appoint C&R Conveyancing South as your conveyancer. The settlement must take place between 1 April 2017 and 30 June...

The Team Goes To Singapore

The Team Goes To Singapore

In early April, Katherine & Zoe attended the 2017 ACTON Conference in Singapore. The conference had 2 very special guest speakers: Ross Smith and Jackie Crank. They presented to the group and both had a very different but important message to share with us. From...