Our Conditions of Service for Your Purchase Matter

You are agreeing that we settle this matter by electronic conveyance via the PEXA system if possible. The price, as quoted to you, covers the following inclusions;

  • Included in our services
    Professional fees including review of one Contract containing up to 35 pages (Where extra work is requested or required additional fees are charged eg. Review of large strata Contracts, etc)

(Please note a normal conveyance includes the following professional service: review of Contract; attending you by email or phone to discuss inclusions, exclusions and other Contract conditions; liaison with your real estate agent; Contract negotiation; exchanging Contracts; forwarding requisitions and reviewing replies; preparing the Transfer and forwarding for signature; liaison with your mortgagee; Stamping Contract and Transfer; preparing draft settlement figures & forwarding for approval; obtaining cheque directions and advising lender; including all normal correspondence, telephone calls & attendances to settlement)

We require payment of a retainer of $330.00 once you have decided to proceed*. The balance of the fee quoted will be payable on or before settlement.

Excluded from our services

  • GST
  • Any required searches eg. Rates search, water rates search, Land Tax search, Title search, RuralRates search, Plan (usually amounting to $350.00 or less although if there is more than one Titleinvolved this may be more).
  • Any additional searches or reports eg. Strata report, Pest & Building reports
  • PEXA fee enabling electronic settlement and registration (usually $106.26)
  • Verification of Identity fee (usually approx. $40.00)
  • Registration costs if required (Normally your lender would attend to this)
  • Stamp duty or Transfer fee (This amount is based on the property price)
  • Agent’s fee for attending settlement (if required usually $110.00)
  • Courier fees (if required)
  • Postage
  • Any additional legal work (and any GST on that additional work)If there happens to be any extra work needed (eg. delay in settlement, etc) our professional fees are additional to this and charged at our normal rate of:Solicitor – $300.00 per hour (exc GST) Paralegal – $160.00 per hour (exc GST)*Please note that the retainer of $330.00 is non-refundable however if you purchase the property within six months of our instruction date the retainer is taken off the total amount of the price quoted. If the property does not settle within six months of our instruction date or the purchase does not proceed past exchange of Contracts then the retainer is forfeit.

 

Our Conditions of Service for Your Sale

You are agreeing that we settle this matter by electronic conveyance via the PEXA system if possible. The price, as quoted to you, covers the following inclusions;

  • Included in our services
    Professional fees for your sale including preparation of one listing Contract (for the real estate agent)

and one sale Contract (Where extra work is requested additional fees are charged).

(Please note a normal conveyance includes the following professional service: preparation of Contract for Sale; attending you by email or phone to discuss inclusions, exclusions and other Contract conditions; liaison with your real estate agent; liaison and negotiation with purchaser’s solicitor; exchanging Contracts; forwarding Replies to Requisitions; forwarding by email or post the Transfer; liaison with your mortgagee; including all normal correspondence, telephone calls & attendances to settlement)

We require payment of a retainer of $330.00 once you have decided to proceed. The balance of the fee quoted will be payable on or before settlement.

Excluded

  • Searches or reports eg. Title search, Plans, dealings, zoning certificate, drainage diagram, Community Title search, Strata Reports or Certificates, OSMS inspections
  • Agent’s fee for attending settlement (if required)
  • Courier fees (if required)
  • Postage costs
  • Discharge of Mortgage fees (if required)
  • Any additional legal work (and any GST on that additional work)
  • PEXA electronic Conveyancing fees (usually $106.26)
  • Verification of Identity fee (usually approx. $40.00)
  • GSTExtra Work: If there happens to be any extra work needed (eg. Lost Title deed or delay in settlement) our professional fees are additional to this and charged at our normal rate of:
    Solicitor – $300.00 per hour (exc GST)
    Paralegal – $160.00 per hour (exc GST)

    Please note that the retainer of $330.00 is non-refundable however if you sell the property within six months of our instruction date the retainer is taken off the total amount of the price quoted. If the property does not sell within six months of our instruction date or the sale does not proceed past exchange of Contracts then the retainer is additional to the price quoted.