Fees Charges

What’s included

Our Professional Service Fee as shown in our quotes include and are limited to the following.

For Sellers:

  • Contract assessment to identify any potential risks.
  • Conduct relevant title search and provide guidance on any registered mortgages. Fees for title, plan and encumbrance searches are charged at cost.
  • Follow through on any contract conditions.
  • Ensure Landgate’s Verification of Identity requirements are met.
  • Communicate with your bank to ensure they have what they need to prepare and present documents in time.
  • Keep you and your real estate agent up to date throughout the process.
  • Communicate with your bank and other parties to book and attend settlement.
  • Advise you and your real estate agent of the confirmed settlement day and time.
  • Adjust rates and taxes.
  • Attend settlement.
  • Advise you and your real estate agent on completion of settlement.
  • Deposit your funds into one nominated account with a Bank that has a branch on St Georges Terrace or Hay Street Perth.
  • Pay the commission to your real estate agent.
  • Provide you with a final settlement statement.
  • Provide you with professional advice via either phone or email.
  • Standard postage. Express and registered postage charged at cost.

For Buyers:

  • Contract assessment to identify any potential risks.
  • Conduct a title and plan search and provide guidance on any registered encumbrances. Fees for title, plan and encumbrance searches are charged at cost.
  • Follow through on any contract conditions.
  • Prepare a Transfer of Land and forward to you for signing.
  • Complete an Electronic Advice of Sale (change of ownership) with the appropriate government authorities.
  • Provide you with the relevant replies from the rating authorities.
  • Provide your broker and/or lender with a copy of the Transfer of Land, title and initial settlement statement.
  • Communicate with your broker and/or lender to ensure timely preparation of mortgage documents.
  • Communicate with your bank and other parties to book and attend settlement.
  • Advise you and your real estate agent of the confirmed settlement day and time.
  • Complete an adjustment of rates and taxes on your behalf.
  • Attend to the stamping of your Transfer of Land.
  • Attend settlement.
  • Advise you and your real estate agent on completion of settlement.
  • Send you a confirmation of settlement along with your Settlement Statement and stamped contract.
  • Ensure that any outstanding rates are paid.
  • Provide you with professional advice via either phone or email.
  • Perform a post-settlement land registry search to ensure the title is registered in your name.

What’s not included

Some transactions demand additional work and this work only becomes evident after we start the settlement process.

Where that occurs the following fees and charges apply.

For Sellers:

Electronic Settlement$110.55
–If you require us to settle your property electronically using the PEXA platform.
Application by Personal Representative or Survivorship Application$350
–Where the property you are selling is a deceased estate and the deceased is still shown on the title as the registered proprietor.
Lost title Application$440
–Where the title of the property you are selling cannot be located.
Application for Titles (Subdivision)$350
–Where you have sold a property that has been subdivided and titles haven’t been issued.
Power of Attorney (Under the Transfer of Land Act)$193
–Where you require us to prepare a Power of Attorney in relation to a property you’re selling.
Statutory Declaration required for a change of name (Marriage, Maiden or Legal change)$165
–Where the title of a property you are selling is in a name you don’t currently use.
Transactions involving GST$110
–Where the contract includes special clauses or addenda in relation GST.
Sales involving caveats (per caveat)$165
–Liaison with the caveator’s representative and assist with the withdrawal.
Sales involving Property Seizure & Sale Orders (per order)$165
–Assistance with the withdrawal of a Property Seizure & Sale Order.
Seller separations$165
–Where the registered proprietors are separating from a domestic relationship and there is a dispute about the disbursement of funds.
Overseas seller$165
–Where the Transfer of Land will be signed overseas or the registered proprietors usually reside outside of Australia.
Sellers’ Verification of Identity/person$39
–In-office verification of your identity to meet Landgate’s verification requirements.
Home visits$192.50
–If you need help signing your documentation we can come out to you (within 20 km of Perth CBD).
Transactions involving leases where we are required to adjust the rent.$165
Sellers’ surplus funds deposited into more than one account (per account).$22
Office visits exceeding 30 minutes.$55
Lodgment and search fees.$138

For Buyers:

Electronic Settlement$110.55
–If you require us to settle your property electronically using the PEXA platform.
Substituted purchasers$110
–Where you need to bring onto – or take off – the Transfer of Land a qualified related party.
Prepare an Offer and Acceptance for a private purchase or sale$192.50
–We will prepare an Offer and Acceptance in readiness for signing.
Purchases involving Trusts$110
Purchases involving Superannuation Funds$165
Purchases involving Corporations$110
Transactions involving GST$110
–Where the contract includes special clauses or addenda in relation GST.
Overseas buyer$110
–Where one or more of the buyers usually reside outside of Australia.
Buyers’ Verification of Identity/person$39
–In-office verification of your identity to meet Landgate’s verification requirements.
Home visits$192.50
–If you need help signing your documentation we can come out to you (within 20 km of Perth CBD).
Transactions involving leases where we are required to adjust the rent.$165
Office visits exceeding 30 minutes.$55
Lodgment and search fees.$180

All quoted fees are inclusive of GST but exclusive of any additional Government charges (where applicable). For example, where we are required to prepare an application to replace a duplicate certificate of title Landgate charge you a fee when we lodge the application.