Conveyancing Fees

Buying and selling property can be a complicated business. But conveyancing fees don’t have to be. We offer low cost fixed fee conveyancing and complete transparency so you aren’t hit with any nasty surprises.

What is the average conveyancing fees?

Conveyancing fees in Victoria, including Melbourne and regional areas, falls within a range of $720 to $2,200. The variation in fees is largely dependent on whether services are provided by a conveyancer or a solicitor.

Our Basic Fee

Our basic conveyancing fee is only $720 plus GST. We charge extra for any disbursements required to complete the conveyancing process on your behalf (such as property certificates or Titles Office fees). Please see our list of disbursements to see more details.

We keep our fees low to make our service more affordable for home buyers and sellers.

Disbursements

Disbursements are items that we buy for you from external providers.  We only charge you their cost to us.  Examples are:

    • Fees for property information certificates that may be needed by a seller for their Section 32 Vendor’s Statement.  Some of these certificates may also be needed by a buyer in order to ensure that rates and taxes owed at settlement are correctly shared between buyer and seller. Common certificates and their typical costs include:
      • Register Search (Title), $7.80 or $16.81 with Land Index
      • Copy of Plan, $7.50
      • Council, $41.01
      • Water Authority, $34.05
      • Land Tax, $29.13
      • Building Regulation 51(1), $65.65
      • Vic Roads, $30.56
      • Owners Corporation (if applicable), $184.61 for the first Corporation, $106.65 for any other
    • Lodgement of a purchaser’s Caveat (optional), $63.66 or $77.85 if there is more than one title involved.
    • ASIC search fee, $10.00, needed if a corporation is a party to the conveyance.

Additional Fees

An additional professional fee of $132.00 (including GST) will apply for each of the following conveyancing services, except where otherwise indicated:

  • Preparing and lodging a purchaser’s caveat ($66.00 including GST)
  • Nomination of additional or substitute purchaser(s).
  • Preparation of Owners Corporation information for a Vendor Statement where there is no certificate or manager.
  • Attending a manual (paper based) settlement.
  • Disbursing $100,000.00 or more from our trust account, other than through an electronic settlement.
  • Lodgement of paper documents at Land Use Victoria.
  • Ending a contract for cause, or serving a default notice (up to $396.00 including GST).
  • Preparation of a First Home Owner Grant application.
  • Preparation of a licence to occupy a property before or after settlement.
  • Preparation and lodgement of an Application by Legal Personal Representative (for a deceased estate), or an Application by Surviving Proprietor.
  • Preparation and lodgement of an Application for a New Certificate of Title in Place of One Lost or Destroyed ($264.00 including GST).
  • Acting as an Attorney for a client.

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