Are you buying or selling property in Tasmania?
eL conveyancing are property transfer specialists. We are a fully licenced conveyancing practice offering a dedicated team who will manage your file from start to finish, and will keep you fully informed of the process throughout.
We offer friendly and efficient service at a competitive price. We guarantee our work and for your peace of mind you're protected through our professional indemnity insurance.
We are situated in Launceston, but service the entire state. For your convenience, we manage your transaction so that it is rarely necessary to meet with you, as contact through email, telephone, post and facsimile is usually all that is required. However, we understand that buying and selling property can be a daunting process, especially if you are a first time home buyer or seller. Therefore, we are more than happy to meet with you as often as you would like to answer any queries you may have and to fully guide you through the transaction.
Our office is situated at Suite 14, Hotel Grand Chancellor, 29 Cameron Street, in Launceston.
Erin Sims is the founder and sole director of eL Conveyancing. Prior to commencing the business Erin had been employed in the legal profession for over 6 years. During this time Erin was an associate of one of the leading Launceston law firms, where she had practiced as a solicitor for more than 3 years after graduating from the University of Tasmania in 2003 with an Arts/Law (Honours) degree.
In 2009 Erin decided to specialise in conveyancing only and open her own conveyancing practice. eL Conveyancing has grown gradually from that time. Erin commenced as a sole operator but has now trained a team of approximately 16 staff in the field of conveyancing. Erin has extensive experience in acting for both purchasers and vendors of real estate in Tasmania and is proud to say her team together offer over a hundred years’ experience in the combined conveyancing/banking and real estate industries. Erin is also a member of the Australian Institute of Conveyancers and has served as the President of the Tasmanian Division of that organisation.
Lisa Robinson joined the firm in early 2014 after 29 years of working for two law firms in Launceston, primarily in the conveyancing departments. She has been fortunate to have received invaluable training from a number of well-known practitioners in the field. Her role in the firm is mainly to assist with pre contract advices and to check and report on searches obtained from Councils, Lands Titles Office and other or relevant organisations relating to purchase transactions.
Karen joined eL Conveyancing in December 2015 as our full time Settlements Clerk. Karen has over 30yrs experience working in local government offices, the banking industry and at a local law firm. For the last five years with eL Coveyancing a much-loved part of her day is calling our clients and congratulating them on their successful property settlement. Karen is always committed to ensuring that your settlement is completed on the day.
Maureen commenced with eL Conveyancing in 2009 soon after it began operation. She has more than 15 years experience in the conveyancing industry, having worked at a Launceston law firm in an administrative capacity for a significant period prior to starting with eL Conveyancing. Maureen’s main roles in the office are to assist Karen and our three teams preparing files for settlement and final admin once settlements have occurred.
Maria joined eL Conveyancing in 2015 having worked in the real estate industry for the previous 3 years after having her family. Along with her knowledge of real estate she brings over 10 years’ experience from a banking and legal background, having worked with a major bank and a Launceston law firm primarily involved in property settlements and mortgages. Maria is the File Manager and responsible for the day to day management of her team’s sale and purchase files working with Taylar and Suzi.
Eliza joined eL Conveyancing in April 2016. This is her first job in the Conveyancing industry, but you wouldn't know it as she advanced quickly within the eL team. Eliza is a File Manager and is responsible for the day to day management of her teams purchase and sale files assisted by Josie and Meegan.
Taylar joined the eL Conveyancing team in February 2017. Taylar primarily assists with purchase files in one of our three teams alongside Maria and Suzi. Taylar strives for stress-free transactions for both vendor and purchaser clients. She enjoys many aspects of her job at eL conveyancing but her main passion is providing outstanding communication with clients for a fast and smooth transaction.
Tania has been part of the eL Conveyancing team as the Accounts Manager for 3.5years. She has previously worked in the real estate industry as part of their administration team for 7 ½ years including 5 of those years as the Office Manager. From both of these roles, she has gained extensive experience with bookkeeping and account keeping. She is delighted to be a staff member at eL Conveyancing and enjoys assisting her colleagues when help is needed.
Meegan joined eL Conveyancing in November 2016 following 5 years in the real estate industry where she held positions in both administration and residential property management roles. With a genuine interest in property and a passion for organisation and a natural eye for detail. Meegan takes on an administration role assisting Eliza and Josie with both Sale and Purchase transactions.
Kellie is the File Manager and responsible for the day to day management of her team’s sale and purchase files working with Paige and Pip. She also assists Erin with contract advices and handling of purchases and sales by medium size enterprises. She is currently studying to obtain her conveyancing licence whilst still working full time. Kellie’s focus during her days in the office, is trying to create a very easy and uncomplicated process for our clients.
Josie joined eL Conveyancing in February 2018 after spending 2 years at a local Law firm. During this time Josie completed her Certificate III in Business. Josie thoroughly enjoys working in a team environment and connecting with her work colleagues. Josie primarily assists with Purchase and Sale files, alongside Eliza & Meegan, booking and preparing documents.
You can expect Jess to be your first point of contact at eL Conveyancing, sitting proudly at reception, Jess is ‘the face of eL’ greeting each of our clients and industry colleagues with a welcoming smile. With years of ‘front of house’ experience in the hospitality industry prior to joining us, Jess is passionate about providing a high level of customer service and assists the entire team in what is undisputedly one of the most important roles within any business.
Paige joined eL Conveyancing in May 2018 after working as a legal secretary at a local law firm. Paige works alongside Kellie and Pip. Her main role is to assist with document preparation, booking settlements and client contact. Paige is well known within the office for her strict attention to detail and takes pride in ensuring all matters run smoothly from start to finish.
Suzi has worked in several Launceston law firms in a wide variety of capacities, for longer than a number of our younger staff members have been alive. She primarily assists Erin and works in one of our three teams with Maria and Taylar to prepare for and book settlements. She enjoys ensuring a smooth finalisation of transactions for both vendors and purchasers.
Pip has over 20 years’ experience in the conveyancing industry and has worked in several major law firms in Launceston. She has returned to the eL Conveyancing office after a 3-year break, with more enthusiasm and passion than ever before. Pip assists Kellie and Paige whilst working on both purchase and sale files. Pip strives to give our clients the most efficient and professional service always.
We offer fixed price professional costs that we believe to be amongst the most competitive in the market.
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As part of the service we offer, we undertake various searches of the local Council, the Land Titles Office and other relevant organisations for information about the property you are selling or purchasing.
There are various fees attached to these searches.
Often there are also registration fees payable to the Land Titles Office.
You will need to budget for approximately $290.00 in fees and disbursements in addition to our professional costs.
This includes a fee of $171.72 to register the discharge of any mortgage registered against your property.
If you don’t have a mortgage, your fees and disbursements will be approximately $110.00.
You will need to budget for approximately $650.00 in fees and disbursements in addition to our professional costs. This includes a fee of $212.22 to register the transfer of the property into your name/s.
In addition, you have to pay a government tax known as Stamp Duty on any purchase of property in Tasmania. The Stamp Duty payable varies according to the purchase price and increases as the purchase price increases. Click here to calculate the stamp duty payable.
While eL conveyancing will ensure your sale proceeds smoothly, there are still some things you will need to do.
Below is a guide for your assistance:
While eL conveyancing will ensure your purchase proceeds smoothly, there are still some things you will need to do.
Below is a guide for your assistance:
We are open monday to friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm
Our office is situated at Suite 14, Hotel Grand Chancellor, 29 Cameron Street, in Launceston, and by arrangement we will come to you.