Conveyancer wants us to sign a page of the contract without seeing the contract is that normal?

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  1. mmgg

    mmgg Member

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    We live interstate to our conveyancer and we trust her but why is she emailing just a page of the sale contract for us to sign? Should we put total trust in her and just do what she says or should we ask for the sale contract, which she could just change anyway.
     
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    Have you seen the rest of the contract?
     
  3. Terry_w

    Terry_w Lawyer, Tax Adviser and Mortgage broker in Sydney Business Plus Member

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    Wtf
     
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  4. mmgg

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    No...
     
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    Curious2019 Well-Known Member

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    Don’t sign. Ask for the full document. Then you always have a copy of the full document that you signed.
     
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    Can’t you ask her to scan you the whole contract and then just initial every page and sign the contract?

    Are you buying or selling? Not that it really should matter.
     
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    Then I think you have just answered your own question.
     
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    Terry_w Lawyer, Tax Adviser and Mortgage broker in Sydney Business Plus Member

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    What a joke. Leave them immediately
     
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    I guess there's still an open question of whether they're actually being dodgy, or just super lazy.
     
  10. mmgg

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    All has gone well so far. Thanks for everyone's thoughts.
     
  11. Terry_w

    Terry_w Lawyer, Tax Adviser and Mortgage broker in Sydney Business Plus Member

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    How can you enter a contract if you don't know the terms?
     
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    Translation: I"gonna sign it!"
     
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    The hidden message: nothing has blown up. Yet. Maybe it wont. But......
     
  14. KateAshmor

    KateAshmor Victorian Conveyancing Lawyer Business Member

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    No way hoezay!
     
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    James Hatzolos New Member

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    I’d be very mindful about signing any contract before seeking legal advice. I’m curious to know what page you were asked to sign and why ?