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Buyers Guide

You have decided to enter the property market for the first time - but what next? Buying a house is a big financial commitment, and can be a lengthy exercise. Here is a home buyer’s guide that provides advice to help make the home-buying experience as easy and problem free as possible. You will find all the information you need about the process from house hunting and applying for a bond to transferring a house into your name.

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The property registration process
There are seven entities involved in the property registration process: the Seller, Estate Agent, Transferring Attorney, Bond Registration Attorney, Bond Cancellation Attorney, the Registrar of Deeds and you, the Buyer. The transfer, bond and cancellation documents will be lodged at the Deeds Office at the same time, and you can monitor the property registration process through all the stages until you are notified of a successful transfer.

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Registering a home in your name
Once your home loan has been approved, it’s time to start the ball rolling and get your property registered in your name.

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Preventing bond registration delays
The entire registration process can be lengthy, so it’s best to be aware of certain factors that can cause delays.

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Simplify property registration
Don’t let this process get in the way of you becoming a proud home owner. Here is how to streamline the process…

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Property transfer [Infographic]
The following infographic goes through all the vital steps involved in the property registration process.
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