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Conveyancer, transfer process and documents required

A conveyancer is an attorney who is qualified and authorised to prepare and execute documents in the Deeds Office. He is also personally responsible for ensuring that the terms, obligations and finances relating to the transaction are strictly adhered to. After the agreement has been concluded, ownership must pass from the seller to the purchaser. In Namibian law, ownership of immovable property passes only after the transaction has been registered in the Deeds Office. It is the conveyancer's duty to attend to these details. He is usually appointed by the seller.
The transfer process
When the conveyancer receives the copy of the Agreement of Sale, the following is set in motion: