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PEXA rolls out E-conveyancing in WA

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Open for business The much-anticipated national electronic conveyancing platform opens for business in Western Australia this May.  Property lawyers and settlement agents will be able to lodge some Landgate documents electronically and complete financial settlement online for the first time. Training This week Property Exchange Australia Limited (PEXA) conducted training for WA settlement agents and […]

Don’t get stung by the duty lodgement deadline

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What is transfer duty? Transfer duty is a state government tax imposed on all dutiable transactions over dutiable property in Western Australia. Most transfers of real estate attract transfer duty at ad valorem rates – ie according to the value of the transaction.  A transaction becomes dutiable and an obligation to lodge it for assessment […]

E-conveyancing to cut settlement costs and save time (we hope!)

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The Electronic Conveyancing Act 2014 (WA) has now taken effect, paving the way for digital lodgement of documents in Western Australia. Under the new legislation, settlement agents, lawyers and lenders who are subscribers to the Property Exchange Australia e-conveyancing platform (PEXA) can lodge documents and complete settlements electronically instead of using paper. National roll-out The multi-million […]