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Information that you may not be aware off

Residential contract

Form 1

What documents do I need to sell a house or land in South Australia?

  • When selling a house, a vendor needs to provide a document called a Form 1 to the purchaser [Land and Business (Sale and Conveyancing) Regulations 2010 (SA) Schedule 1]. When the vendor has hired a real estate agent, it is the agent’s responsibility to prepare the Form 1 and to make all the inquiries necessary to do so accurately.

  • Resource: Law Handbook - Legal Services Commission of SA

What is a Form 1?

  • Inquiries of the land eg: mortgages, encumbrances, easements, lease agreements, tenancy agreements, all statutory searches

  • Rights to lien a right to keep possession of property belonging to another person until a debt owed by that person is discharged.

  • Development plans

  • Emergency service funding

  • Public and environmental health

  • Sewerage

  • Waterworks

What is in a Form 1?

  • It is important that the Form 1 is accurate and complies with relevant legislation as there is a risk that it will be considered defective if it is not completed correctly which puts the contract at risk.

  • Cooling off rights (see FAQ’s What are cooling off rights?)

What are my legal obligations

  • The purchaser's rights to 'cool off' are set out in Part B of the Form 1 Land and Business (Sale and Conveyancing) Regulations 2010 Schedule 1.

  • The cooling off period expires at the end of the second clear business day from the day on which the Form 1 is served on the purchaser. The two business days does not include weekends or public holidays, nor the day on which the Form 1 is served.  Cooling off starts at 12 midnight the day of service and finishes 12 midnight after the two full business days.... MORE

What is 'Cooling Off'?

  • Conveyancing is the process of transferring the ownership of property from one person to another (settlement). A conveyancer is a licensed and qualified professional who can: provide information and advice about the sale or purchase of property.

Why do you need a Conveyancer?

  • When selling a house in South Australia, a vendor needs to provide a document called a Form 1 (Section 7or Disclosure Statement) to the purchaser Land and Business (Sale and Conveyancing) Regulations 2010 (SA) Schedule.

  • ​When the vendor has hired a real estate agent, it is the agent’s responsibility to prepare the Form 1 and to make all the inquiries (statutory searches) necessary to do so accurately... MORE

What is the Vendor's Responsibility?

  • There is no cooling off period if the property is bought at auction. Care should be taken to view the Form 1 prior to the auction to ensure that there is nothing unexpected about the property.

What happens at Auction?

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