This post is part of an on-going series. Please read the following earlier posts for context:
- DIY legal documents for conveyancing transactions — can we really do it without lawyers?
- DIY legal documents for conveyancing transactions — why some people think you don’t need lawyers in a sale and purchase of property.
In the previous post, we’ve seen how the over-simplified concept of the conveyancing process — the ideal in their minds — leads some to think that it isn’t necessary for lawyers to be part of the process.
Let’s now take a quick tour of some of the basic issues that come up in a conveyancing process so that we can appreciate the reality of a sale and purchase transaction.