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$112.64
–If you require us to settle your property electronically using the PEXA platform.
Settlement date due in under 14 days$110
–If settlement is due in under 14 days from the day we receive your contract.
Paper based transaction$88
–For those that aren’t too tech savvy we will issue all your documents to you by post instead of email.
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.
Sighting of documents$25
–Where we are required to attend Landgate to have documents sighted to provide as evidence at lodgement eg. death certificate.
Probate Office attendance$55
–Where we are required to attend the Probate Office when leave is granted to one or more of the executors/ administrators of an estate.
Lost title Application$440
–Where the title of the property you are selling cannot be located.
Application for Titles (Subdivision)$440
–Where you have sold a property that has been subdivided and titles haven’t been issued.
Statutory Declaration required for a change of name (Marriage, Maiden or Legal change)$110
–Where the title of a property you are selling is in a name you don’t currently use.
State Administrative Tribunal Statutory Declaration$110
–Where SAT orders are issued we are required to prepare a supporting Statutory Declaration
Transactions involving GST$55
–Where the contract includes special clauses or addenda in relation GST.
Sales involving caveats (per caveat)$55
–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$55
–Where the registered proprietors are separating from a domestic relationship and there is a dispute about the disbursement of funds.
Overseas seller$88
–Where the Transfer of Land will be signed overseas or the registered proprietors usually reside outside of Australia.
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$88
Preparation of contract variations$88
Preparing an application for a 21 day notice to be issued to the caveator$330
–If a caveator cannot be located and we need to prepare an application to have Landgate issue a 21 day notice to the caveator to have the caveat removed.
Sellers’ surplus funds deposited into more than one account (per account)$22
Payment of invoices other than the Real Estate Agent commission – per invoice$22
Lodging of documents outside of settlement$25
–If you have a document you need us to lodge at the titles office outside of settlement eg. power of attorney.
Bank cheque fees (per cheque)$16.50
Express post (per envelope)$7.32
Registered post (per envelope)$3.63

For Buyers:

Electronic Settlement$112.64
–If you require us to settle your property electronically using the PEXA platform.
Sec 43 Enquiry Fee$110
–Charged by the Strata Company for the levies and insurance information.
Settlement date due in under 14 days$110
Settlement of a Purple Bricks contract$220
–Charged by the Strata Company for the levies and insurance information.
–If the property was sold by Real Estate Agent Purple Bricks.
Paper based transaction$88
–For those that aren’t too tech savvy we will issue all your documents to you by post instead of email.
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$220
–We will prepare an Offer and Acceptance in readiness for signing.
Purchases involving Trusts$55
Purchases involving Superannuation Funds$55
Transactions involving GST$55
–Where the contract includes special clauses or addenda in relation GST.
Overseas buyer$88
–Where one or more of the buyers usually reside outside of Australia.
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$88
Issuing a structural defects notice under the standard REIWA Structural Inspection clause$88
Preparation of a contract variation$88
Manual stamping$25
–Where your transaction requires us to attend to the Office of State Revenue to stamp your transaction over the counter.
Payment of invoices eg. Termite inspection$22
ATO capital gains withholding payment notification form$55
ATO GST withholding Form 2 payment and settlement date notification$55/$25
–Remitting the withholding payment to the ATO. $25 extra charge for all persons after the first one.
Dealing with an issued Duplicate Certificate of Title$55
–If you are a cash buyer and choose to have a Duplicate Certificate of Title issued to you.
Lodging of documents outside of settlement$25
–If you have a document you need us to lodge at the titles office outside of settlement eg. power of attorney.
Bank cheque fees (per cheque)$16.50
Express post (per envelope)7.32
Registered post (per envelope)$3.63

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.