Conveyancing and Land Law

Conveyancing and Land Law

What is Conveyancing?

Conveyancing is the legal process of transferring property ownership (real estate such as HDB flats, condominiums, landed properties and other industrial and commercial properties such as factories, shops and offices). 

What is Involved?

We have operated as a conveyancing law firm since our inception in March 1973.

As a brief outline, a conveyancing law firm like Tan Lee and Choo undertakes the following:

  • Purchase, sale and mortgage of property (industrial and commercial) for individuals and companies;
  • Purchase, sale and mortgage of residential property (HDB and private) for individuals and companies;
  • Redemption of mortgage (ie. getting back the title deed from the mortgagee bank);
  • Refinancing of existing mortgage;
  • Decoupling;
  • Transfer of property pursuant to a divorce order of court;
  • Transfer of property pursuant to Grant of Probate or Grant of Letters of Administration;
  • Sale of shares in a company owning any real estate; and
  • Severance of joint ownership and related work.
  • Checking the seller’s and buyer’s capacity to sell or buy property
  • Providing advice on the Option to Purchase (OTP) or Sale and Purchase Agreement (S&P)
  • Conduct title searches
  • Lodging of caveat with the Singapore Land Authority (SLA)
  • Advising on stamp duties (SSD, BSD and ABSD) payable to the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS)
  • Checking property tax and maintenance fees
  • Corresponding with financial institutions involved, the CPF board and/or the management corporation concerned
  • Documentation for the severance and de-coupling of joint ownership

Our Experienced Conveyancing “Selling House” Lawyers and Staff

Conveyancing transactions involve numerous laws, rules and regulations. Our conveyancing team possesses extensive experience to manage and execute the transaction from start to end smoothly.

Helping you Navigate the Complexities of Conveyancing

Conveyancing transactions involve numerous laws, rules and regulations. Our conveyancing lawyers have extensive experience with these transactions, and together with our support staff, can guide you through the whole process. In particular, we are able to assist with conveyances of property pursuant to a divorce order of court to ensure that each party receives what they are entitled to. Should the orders be unworkable or require changes, we can also assist former spouses to obtain variations of the orders in question so that the sale, purchase or transfer of the property can go through as required. For enquires, you may call 65356007 and ask for either Wendy or Florence between 9:30am to 5pm. For after-office hour and weekend enquires, please WhatsApp us at 96922522 or email