The 3 keys to success for WA property buyers

Many pitfalls await the unsuspecting property buyer in WA. As a buyer, you must be well-informed and well-prepared in the buying process to ensure your interests are protected.

#1 Make enquiries

Inform yourself by making thorough enquiries about the property before you sign a contract.

#2 Get advice before you sign

We recommend you engage a lawyer to draft the contract; however, if that is impractical, at the very least you should seek legal advice on the real estate agent’s draft contract before you sign it.

#3 Choose an independent lawyer as your settlement representative

You have the right to choose your settlement representative. You should choose a lawyer who is not acting for, or affiliated with, the seller.

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