Conveyancing Southbank

Southbank Suburb Profile


The suburb profile of Southbank , according to lists apartments as the main type of dwelling, sitting at almost 98%. With as much as half privately rented and one or two bedrooms. In addition the median age of people living in Southbank sits around 30. Especially relevant to these statistics the suburb sits next to the city. An ideal location for people working in the city. The location is also fantastic for older down-sizers, who wish to swap suburbia for city river views. An added attraction to moving to Southbank is also the many restaurants and entertainment found on people’s doorstep. The modern apartment buildings offer stylish fixtures and open plan living, which attracts many younger renters.

You will also find the precinct is growing with new pockets like Freshwater Place and South Wharf. Southbank combines luxurious high rise apartment living with the fantastic Melbourne arts and entertainment precinct. Furthermore Southbank has well and truly grown more popular since its beginning more than 20 years ago. Southbank is now completely integrated into the Melbourne city scene, being home to plenty of great restaurants, hotels, office towers and residential living. Big names such as the Arts Centre and Crown Casino are located in Southbank.


Conveyancing Southbank


Do you need conveyancing services for buying and selling in Southbank? Fordes offers affordable and streamlined services that result in fuss free property transfer. We are a professional conveyancing and property settlement firm. We operate independently of any banks/financial institutions. Due to being a privately owned company your interests are always put first. As a result of our client first focus, we find our clients come back to us when they need further conveyancing help.


Our Conveyancing Services


  • Buying
  • Selling
  • Contract reviews
  • Mortgage reviews
  • Commercial lease
  • Legal advise on property transfer

Fordes provides services throughout Melbourne and our close location to Southbank means we understand the suburbs conveyancing needs especially well. We have assisted many apartment transfers for buyers and sellers. Our understanding of the body corporate structure and tower living means we know what to look for in Southbank property contracts. At every step we ensure our clients meet their legal obligations and all the while protect their rights and interests.


What to Expect When Buying or Selling


Do you know why you need a conveyancer when buying or selling property? Essentially conveyancing is the transfer of title between two parties. Numerous legal documents means a lot of paperwork is involved in the conveyancing process. The paperwork is in every step and as a result needs correct preparation, execution, verification and lodgement. If the bank finds any aspect of the paperwork is incorrect they may not approve final finance. Therefore you could find settlement can be delayed as a result. In addition to delays, these can add thousands of dollars in costs and at worst cause the other party to withdraw. Most noteworthy these examples are just a couple of many intricate processes are part of the conveyancing process.

Furthermore we undertake property investigation for clients on any issues that affect the purchase. Theses investigations can find the following issues during these investigations;

  • Outstanding rates
  • Proposals by government departments
  • Illegal buildings
  • Caveats on the title
  • Sunset clauses


Why Choose Us?


We help with any issues that may arise from title investigations that range in complexity. Our team never cut corners and pride ourselves in offering excellent services at affordable prices. Call us today, we are always available to chat with. Another popular feature we offer is easy quotes and pricing structures. Finally, we cover any conveyancing services needed from straightforward to complex and we do all the work for you.