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Streamline the purchase and or sale of your property with conveyancing online

We offer no obligation hassle-free online conveyancing quotes for the sale or purchase of your property.

Buying or Selling Your Property

Buying or selling your property is an exciting time. Here at Duffy & Simon we have a committed conveyancing team, here to help you. Our services include (but are not limited to):

  • Buying and selling
  • Subdividing Land
  • Updating a title
  • Registering or changing an easement

Duffy & Simon Conveyancing Team in Pakenham

We are a team with in-depth knowledge of buying and selling real estate, that is unmatched in the region. We have helped our clients with selling and purchasing of residential, commercial, industrial and rural properties. You can see who we are at our ‘The Team’ page here.

Online Conveyancing Quote

To help streamline the process we have implemented a hassle-free no obligation online conveyancing quoting platform. This enables a better and more transparent process for you the buyer and or seller. The process is simple and easy; click through to our online form below. There you will go through a series of questions. After you have answered all of the questions you will be given an instant quote (yes, it really is that simple).

Simply go HERE to access the online conveyancing quote form.

Still need to find out more information about conveyancing or our online conveyancing form, give us a call 03 5941 1622 .

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We invite you to fill out this short form to obtain an instant obligation free conveyancing quote for your sale or purchase conveyancing fees.

The team here at Duffy & Simon are here to help you streamline the process and take the hassle away from you. Located in Pakenham we are your local trusted conveyancing team.

We’re here when you need us.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Section 32 Statement: Do I Need One?

Each person or entity that wishes to enter into a contract for the Sale of Land in Victoria must disclose to the purchaser certain things relating to that land. This is referred to as a Section 32 Statement.

This document will set out for a potential purchaser details relating to the property, including identifying easements on the property, listing services connected to the property, detailing improvements made to that property by the owner and also disclosing planning controls and notices attaching to that property.

It is important for a vendor wishing to sell their property to fully understand their obligations of disclosure, and to ensure that a Section 32 Statement prepared on their behalf lists all matters required to be disclosed. Failure to disclose required matters in a Section 32 Statement can result in the purchaser avoiding the contract or seeking damages from the owner after settlement of the property has occurred.

Likewise, it is equally important that the proposed purchaser understands what is contained in a Section 32 Statement, and also what additional steps they are required to take to satisfy themselves as to the nature of the property that they are purchasing.

What is electronic or e-Conveyancing?

With the advancement of technology each aspect of the conveyancing process, including VOI > Searches/Certificates > Contract > Signing> Exchange > Settlement, can all now be completed electronically.  You are engaging in electronic or e-Conveyancing when you complete any part of the process electronically.

Duffy & Simon are industry leaders in the introduction and implementation of all aspect of e-Conveyancing.  We offer a range of innovative technologies that enables our clients to transact in the most efficient and effective means available, creating a higher level of confidence and security at the same time as simplifying the process for our clients.

With reduced paperwork and postage the potential for delays and errors is dramatically reduced.  Settlement and lodgement of an electronic conveyance occurs simultaneously potentially reducing the settlement timeframe from months or weeks to just days.  Funds are transferred electronically without the need for costly bank cheques and clearance times and greatly reduces the potential for fraud.

What is Verification of Identity (VOI)?

Verification of Identity (VOI) is an identification process that supports the e-Conveyancing compliance framework. All lawyers and conveyancers are required by the electronic conveyancing governing bodies ARNECC (Australian Registrars National Electronic Conveyancing Council) and the Registrar of Titles to comply with certain requirements in order to transact electronically on behalf of their clients.

These requirements include formally verifying the identity of their clients (VOI) and holding a signed authority called a Client Authorisation. Your VOI once carried out is valid for a period of two (2) years and must be stored by your Lawyer or conveyancer for seven (7) years.

There are many ways to carry out a VOI and Duffy & Simon offers a VOI solution to suit your individual needs, ranging from in-house electronic application, a mobile VOI agent that can come to your home or office or even a ‘face-time’ mobile app should you be overseas or interstate. You will need to produce original documentation for your VOI similar to a 100 ID.

Do I have to Use My Estate Agent’s Conveyancer?

The short answer is no.

Often clients will feel that they have to use the conveyancer that their real estate agent recommends. This is not the case, and often the real estate agent has a referral fee arrangement in place for each client that is referred to that conveyancer.

When selecting the right firm to handle the conveyancing of your property, it is important to understand the difference between a firm of conveyancers and a law firm. Importantly, lawyers are best placed to provide guidance on the conveyancing process, and to interpret and advise on issues relating to the transaction. If a legal issue arises under a contract, a conveyancer is not able to proffer legal advice, and it will be necessary to engage the services of a lawyer for that purpose, adding to the cost and complexity of the transaction.

At Duffy & Simon, our conveyancing team is made up of experienced Property Lawyers together with qualified conveyancers, who work together to streamline the conveyancing transaction.

Client Reviews

C.S.

"Looking to build my first home, I reached out to the Duffy & Simon team initially for conveyancing. Their advice and services helped me towards my goal. When it came to building contracts, I didn't look any further. The team are friendly and professional. Even when I hit a road block, the team were attentive to my personal circumstances and helped me reach the best possible outcome for me. Special thanks to Matthew who's really looked after me."
C.S.
Conveyancing & Business Law Client

Paul White

"Thank you for your advice about Power of Attorney. During a difficult time I was grateful to speak with someone with experience who listened with sympathy and offered practical suggestions appropriate for financial situation."
Paul White
Power of Attorney Client

Ben Lukas

"Outstanding service!!! I just purchased my first business with the help of Matt. He went above and beyond many times to ensure everything went smooth. When I had forgotten to cross my T's and dot my I's he had already done it. The rates were more than reasonable and the purchase would have fallen through if I went with anyone else! Thanks Matt!"
Ben Lukas
Business Law Client

Frankies Community Kitchen

"A great big thank you, Damien & Olivia, for all your selfless work in helping us establish Frankie's Community Kitchen. You generously put your hand up, and accepted our request in originally establishing the concept of the Community Kitchen, helping us to become an Incorporated Association. Then later, again, emailing and jumping through hoops, to gain Charity Status with the Australian Charities and Not For Profit Commission. All of these hours you generously provided pro bono, which enabled us to focus our energy in the cooking and provision of rescued food to those who need it most in our community.    "
Geoff Manson, Gabrielle Noonan & the team at Frankie's Community Kitchen
CEO - Frankies Community Kitchen

N.B

"Thanks to Jayde and Damien for all your help in my matter, really appreciate your professionalism and integrity, and most of all to relieve the pressure that can occur with these things"
N.B

S.H.

"I'd just like to thank you Beth and Sandy for all the work you put in. I know some may say that's what your paid for, but going above and beyond has no reward except for a thanks. I am much happier with more time seeing my kids!  Thanks so much for your tireless efforts."
S.H.
Family Law Client

Mirae Payroli

"As first home buyers we found Tammy Preen was really helpful and thorough. Highly recommend."
Mirae Payroli
Conveyancing client

Rosemary Westwood

"We were dealing with multiple property settlements, rental and wills. All were dealt with efficiently and cordially. We were kept in the loop at all stages and nothing was too small that the staff wouldn’t help us with. We loved the e- Conveyancing. Easy and thank you"
Rosemary Westwood
Conveyancing client

Dion Olszewski

"Very professional and caring firm"
Dion Olszewski

S.E.

"Thank you Maria, you are amazing! It was all smooth sailing."
S.E.
Conveyancing client

R.D.

"Hi Louisa, thanks for all your help again, you made it all so easy!"
R.D.
Conveyancing client

L.K.

"Thank you so much from the bottom of my heart for putting in all this hard work and time into this! I honestly can’t even begin to thank you enough!! Thanks again from the bottom of my heart I honestly feel sooo lucky to have you as my solicitor!"
L.K.
Family Law Client

Roberta Smith

"Morning Matthew, I had a consultation with you some time ago in relation to my business, San Remo Bakehouse. I really appreciate the advice, I felt it was solid and trustworthy. I also have had a great experience and outcome in the past dealing with you guys."
Roberta Smith
San Remo Bakehouse

Shannon Haynes

"I contacted Duffy & Simon to have an urgent section 32 done for the sale of my property. The staff have been so helpful and easy to contact. Karen had drafted up the section 32 within a matter of hours, I just had to provide and few documents, sign it and it was done! Highly recommend Karen for all things conveyancing :)"
Shannon Haynes
Conveyancing Client

Maree Leane

"Duffy & Simon Lawyers are wonderful. Damien, Jayde and the team represented myself and family in a complex case and were professional, tireless and always supportive in achieving a great outcome, which I didn’t think was possible. I cannot thank them enough and will be forever grateful."
Maree Leane
Civil Litigation

Robert Davey

"Thanks again for all your help, efficient and professional as always."
Robert Davey
Conveyancing Client

Narelle Dahlenburg

"Thank You, Tammy and Kristie, for your wonderful service, as always you have made settlement of our property hassle-free. Thank you so much for your hard work particularly dealing with our troublesome bank."
Narelle Dahlenburg
Conveyancing Client

Renee Rausa

"
My husband and I had our conveyancing transferred to Louisa Vincent through a recommendation and she was amazing. She was always prompt to answer any questions we had and made the process very streamline and stress free. We're so glad we decided to transfer our conveyancing and we'll definitely be using Louisa and Duffy & Simon in the future.
"
Renee Rausa
Conveyancing Client

Diana Toth

"Maria Ortiz was excellent to work with and was quick to respond to communications. Excellent work and many thanks."
Diana Toth
Conveyancing Client

Pete Berkhout

"Fantastic to deal with , and explained everything along the way which made it stress free and enjoyable experience, no matter how many repetitive questions I asked Maria was happy to help and make sure I understood. Thanks again !"
Pete Berkhout
Conveyancing Client

Richard Facey

"Used their services for many years and always found Duffy & Simon Lawyers highly professional and reliable. Highly recommended"
Richard Facey
Client

Darren Bould

"Have just finished selling / buying house and must commend the excellent conveyancing service provided by Duffy & Simon. Dealing with Kristie and Melanie was absolutely first class. Excellent communication, always willing to promptly answer any questions and every step occurred exactly as and when it should. I have no hesitation recommending their services."
Darren Bould
Conveyancing Client

Marcus Lorkin

"Very easy to deal with, communication first class."
Marcus Lorkin
Client

Sandy

"I would like to personally thank Melanie, Karen and your law firm staff for doing all the hard yards to represent me during the property sale, it was very much appreciated from the bottom of my heart. I will keep your law firm in mind should one of my friends or anyone I know decide to look for someone to represent them in any legal matter regarding property or other matters and they reside in Melbourne. I have family members and also many friends living there in Melbourne as well so will keep your law firm in mind should something come up "
Sandy
Conveyancing Client

Damian

"Hi Kristie Thank you so much for all your support and help over the last few months. You knowledge, expertise and advice has been invaluable. You’re prompt responses and professionalism gave me assurance during such a stressful time with all the challenges we faced. I collected the keys yesterday and it was very exciting. We will definitely contact you for in the future should we need to."
Damian
Conveyancing Client

Nancy and Jack

"We had Matt handle our mediation and we cannot express how happy we were with Matt and how he handled our file, we were even happier when we got our bill (we thought it was going to be higher). We will be back soon for him to do our wills."
Nancy and Jack
Client

Noel Gordon

"Kristie Clark undertook the conveyancing for our sale and purchase during stage 3/4 lock down. Kristie is very responsive, professional and personable. I had complete trust in her and the advice provided, all of which removed one of the stress factors in buying and selling property."
Noel Gordon
Conveyancing Client

Julie Hopgood

"Duffy & Simon Pakenham have been a stress free company to deal with. They have been very professional in every way from phone calls, emails to setting up meetings and signing contracts during Covid times. I would especially like to thank Bryce for all his time and for being so helpful and punctual. I would highly recommend Duffy & Simon and will definitely use them for any future projects I have. Thanks again. Julie"
Julie Hopgood
Client

Conveyancing client

"I would like to thank Kristie Clark for acting as Conveyancer on my behalf on the sale of my unit. Kristie was always available when required, made sure that everything ran smoothly, efficiently sorted out problems along the way. I have been extremely happy in my dealings with Kristie. Well done!!"
Conveyancing client
Conveyancing Client

Family Law client

"Duffy & Simon provided me with a very calm & professional legal advice and representation in the family court over a 2 year period which resulted in fantastic outcome."
Family Law client
Family Law client

Settlement Client

"Hilary and I appreciate the timely and appropriate support, communications and advice that Bec and Edwin have provided in order to bring this fencing situation to a satisfactory resolution, especially as we have listed our property for sale this week, with our first inspection by a prospective buyer this afternoon!"
Settlement Client
Settlement Client