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Choosing a right legal services

In the Spotlight: 3 Helpful Tips in Choosing the Right Lawyer


Hosted by our two senior real estate agents and presented by our Head of Mortgage Advisory & Legal Conveyancing, Nicholas Tan, our two-hour seminar treated our participants to an exciting day learning about:

  1. Top 5 Legal Conveyancing Mistakes
  2. Difficult Questions Following a Loss, Death, Divorce, Separation
  3. What Happens to Your BTO After Calling Off Your Engagement?
  4. Choosing the Right Lawyer

If you didn’t make it to the seminar, here are the key takeaways.

HDB provides legal services when you buy or sell an HDB flat or refinance your HDB loan. But if you are engaging a private lawyer to act on your behalf, what should you look out for?

3 Helpful Tips in Choosing the Right Lawyer

1. Reputation

Check thoroughly on the quality and trustworthiness of the law firm. Ensure that the conveyancing lawyer conducts the completion of all mandatory filings and searches.

Research the firm’s reputation online such as their history of poor service. Err on the side of caution.

2. Bank-empanelled law firm

Banks have a strict empanelment process. Don’t choose the law firm based on price, only to find out later that it is not part of the bank’s panel.

Find a law firm that’s on the board of most banks so you may easily switch banks later when you refinance.

3. Responsiveness

The law firm must be prompt in replying to your queries and processing your documents, else, this will lead to a delay of the completion of Sale or Purchase.

Ensure that the conveyancing lawyer guides you in every document and advise you with further actions should there be any complications.

It’s time to pick the best legal conveyancing provider in Singapore!

If you need professional assistance in selling your home, engage our top-transacting property agents at a fixed fee from $2,888 nett.

Call 6886 9009 now to learn more!

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