FAQs

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When you complete your identification check you must produce original and current identification documents in one of the following categories….
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If you are the buyer Congratulations! Contact the real estate agent to collect the keys. If the seller lived in the property, you can……
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No, we attend your settlement for you either in person or via PEXA (e-conveyancing). Once settlement is complete, we’ll let you know by email……
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The standard O&A provides that if for any rea Most contracts allow each party 3 business days grace after the settlement date during which they can……
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A contract becomes unconditional when all the conditions of the contract have been met. This means that finance has been approved and all other……
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Good news! If you are the buyer … You’ll need to send us a copy of your finance approval so we can send it……
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Transfer duty (formerly known as stamp duty) is a State Government tax payable by buyers of real estate calculated on the value of the property. You……
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All local authority rates, Water Corporation rates, strata levies and land tax (outgoings) for the current year will be apportioned between the buyer and……
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The Electricity Regulations 1947 (WA) require sellers of residential properties built after 1 January 2000 to install at least 2 residual current devices (RCD’s) in……
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Most contracts to buy real estate in Western Australia are made using a standard two-page Contract for sale of land or strata title by……
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The contract may contain a clause or annexure that: gives the buyer the right to terminate the contract if certain defects are found; requires……
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The standard contract used in Western Australia doesn’t make any provision for termite or timber pest inspections, meaning that properties are bought at the……
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If you are selling new residential premises or new residential land you must give the Buyer a notice advising whether GST is applicable to……
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The Australian government requires people who buy residential property from non-tax residents to withhold 12.5% of the purchase price and pay it to the……
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If all parties agree and are ready to settle, you can complete settlement early. This includes the banks, so check that your bank is……
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Now that you have signed your contract, you will need to appoint a settlement representative to act on your behalf. A settlement agent’s primary……
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As of 1 December 2018, all eligible settlements must be completed through PEXA (Property Exchange Australia), Australia’s national online system providing for the electronic……
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If there is a mortgage registered on the title of the property you are selling, you are responsible for discharging the mortgage at settlement……
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A disbursement is any cost or fee that we incur on your behalf as part of the settlement process. Common disbursements include: Landgate certificate……
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Our custom-built software allows us to prepare, manage and monitor your settlements to a very efficient standard. Less time spent on menial, mundane tasks……
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The settlement process can be in-depth and complicated, not to mention time consuming.  We recommend that you appoint a professional to complete a settlement……
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No. We only complete settlements for properties in Western Australia. We recommend you contact a settlement agent or lawyer in the area where you……
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No. We only complete settlements of residential and commercial properties that don’t also involve the sale of a business…..
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Download a customised quote here. If you think your settlement may not be straightforward, you are welcome to send us a copy of your……
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A settlement representative arranges the transfer of legal ownership of a property from the seller to the buyer….