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At Carter Ferguson Solicitors, we understand that buying, selling, and leasing property is a big commitment. Our conveyancing experts provide sound legal advice to assist in planning, leasing, development, acquisitions, transfers of titles, conveyancing, and general Property Law. Additionally, our experienced team of solicitors provide support for more complex Property and Planning Law matters.

Our team of dedicated property specialists, conveyancers, and paralegals are here to provide you with sound legal advice and support in various areas of Property Law. Whether you are a first-time buyer, selling your family home, or navigating a new development, we are committed to making your journey smoother.

Carter Ferguson Solicitors. Exceptional at Property Law, Human at Heart

At Carter Ferguson Solicitors, we understand that every property transaction is unique. Our experienced team takes pride in delivering a high level of service on property matters. We work closely with local real estate agents, banks, mortgage brokers, local governments, surveyors, and other solicitors to ensure a seamless experience for our clients.

Conveyancing: Guiding you through the process

What is Conveyancing?

Whether buying or selling, conveyancing is a critical aspect of property transactions. It involves the legal transfer of property ownership from one party to another. Our conveyancing experts in Gerringong, Berry, Fairy Meadow, Kiama, Nowra, and Wollongong are well-versed in this area and will assist you at every step of the process.

When you’re buying a property

At Carter Ferguson Solicitors, we take the time to thoroughly explain your property contract and its terms and conditions. We aim to ensure that you have a clear understanding of every aspect of the contract, providing you with a personalised level of care. We are here to guide you in identifying potential risks and help you take the necessary steps to protect your interests.

Property transactions often come with various timeframes, deadlines, and cooling-off periods outlined in the contract. We’ll advise you on these timelines to ensure you meet all the necessary requirements.

Obtaining essential residential property reports, such as building and pest reports, within the stipulated time frame is vital. We will assist you in this process to ensure you have the necessary information.

When it comes to legal matters like Declaration forms for Transfer Duty, we will provide you with the necessary guidance and ensure that the required paperwork is correctly handled, including the stamping of your Contract and Transfers with Revenue NSW.

Conveyancing Services when selling a property.

If you’re selling a residential or commercial property, we will assist you throughout the process. We’ll start by preparing a comprehensive Contract of Sale, taking your input into account and addressing the terms and conditions.

Our team will work closely with your real estate agent to ensure they have the necessary documents, marketing contracts, deposit amounts, and settlement agreements in place.

Before and after settlement, we’ll provide you with guidance on the necessary steps to be taken to ensure a seamless transition.

Leasing: Navigating rental agreements.

Whether you are a landlord or a tenant, understanding leasing agreements is crucial. Our team can provide you with expert guidance on drafting, reviewing, and enforcing lease agreements.

Property Development: Turning your visions into reality.

Property development projects require careful planning and legal expertise. We can assist in navigating the complexities of property development, including zoning regulations, council permits, and contracts.

Planning and Local Government: Complying with regulations.

Local government regulations play a significant role in property transactions. We can help you understand and comply with these regulations to ensure a smooth process.

Subdivision: Dividing land for development.

Subdividing land involves legal complexities that our experts are well-equipped to handle. Whether it’s dividing land for residential or commercial purposes, we have you covered.

Easement Advice: Understanding property rights.

Easements can affect property rights and usage. Our team can provide you with advice on easements, ensuring you understand their implications.

Adverse Possession Claims: Protecting your interests.

Adverse possession, allows a person to gain a property title if they’ve occupied it uninterrupted for a specific duration. In New South Wales, it’s 12 years. To prove adverse possession, evidence of occupation and physical possession without consent is essential.

Adverse possession claims are a complex process, but we have experience in handling such cases and can protect your property interests.

Old System Title: Navigating historical property records.

Under Old System Title, landowners had to retain the complete chain of documents that led to that person’s ownership of a property for use as evidence. These documents would often go back over many generations. Dealing with properties with old system titles requires specialised knowledge. Our experts can guide you through the intricacies of old system titles.

Land Acquisitions: Making informed choices.

Whether you are acquiring land for personal or business use, our team can help you make informed decisions that align with your goals.

Serving the South Coast of NSW

Carter Ferguson Solicitors proudly serve the South Coast of NSW, including Gerringong, Berry, Fairy Meadow, Kiama, Nowra, and Wollongong. Our local presence ensures that you receive personalised, region-specific advice and support.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What sets Carter Ferguson Solicitors apart from other Law firms?

We take a personalised approach to each client, offering tailored solutions to meet your specific needs. Our deep understanding of property law and the local market sets us apart.

Q: How can I get in touch with Carter Ferguson Solicitors?

You can reach out to us on the phone through our contact form below or by visiting one of our conveniently located offices in Gerringong, Berry, Fairy Meadow, Kiama, Nowra, or Wollongong.

Q: What information do I need to provide for a property transaction?

Our team will guide you on the required documentation and information specific to your transaction.

Q: How long does the conveyancing process take?

The timeline can vary depending on the complexity of the transaction, but our team works efficiently to ensure a timely process.

Q: Can you help with property disputes?

Yes, our litigation expertise extends to property disputes, ensuring your interests are protected.

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