Contract preparation

Protect your interests with a professionally drafted contract.

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There’s no cooling-off period for real estate contracts in Western Australia. Once the contract is signed by both parties, it’s legally binding.

our services

How we can help you

Fast-turnaround, fixed fee contracts.

Express real estate contracts

$750

In most cases, we will prepare your draft real estate contract and send it to you within two business days after we receive your complete instructions.

Our fixed fee excludes Landgate searches – charged at cost and estimated at $28.

Additional charges and longer turnarounds may apply for long or complex contracts.

Contract variations

$275

If you need to formalise a variation of an existing contract, please contact us.

In most cases, we will prepare your contract variation and send it to you within two business days of receiving your instructions.

Our fixed fee excludes any government fees – charged at cost.

Additional fees and longer turnarounds may apply for long or complex contracts or variations.

Why choose us

We provide great service at competitive prices.
01.
Friendly and efficient service
We’ll anticipate your needs and exceed your expectations Read what our clients say.
02.
Excellent value for money

We charge a fixed fee plus disbursements at cost. 

03.
Industry game changers

Our flat rate pricing model has brought real competition to the industry. Chances are that wherever you go, thanks to us you’ll now be paying less.

Meet our team

We’re a law firm with more than 30 years’ experience in property law. As lawyers we can offer you so much more than a settlement agent. If there’s a problem with your settlement, it’s good to know that we, your settlement lawyers, can advise you of your rights and tackle the difficulty on the spot.

Legal Practitioner Director
Michael has been practising law in Western Australia since 1997 and is an experienced lawyer in property law, family law and succession law. Michael has a strong base of knowledge and experience from assisting hundreds of clients in these……
Senior Associate
Lucy is a talented lawyer, business administrator and manager who leads the development of the firm’s consumer legal services, bringing together people, technology and processes to design and deliver innovative legal services. In the legal sphere, Lucy supervises the……
Legal Executive
Mikala joined the Birman & Ride team in 2021 as a member of the Flat Rate Settlements team. Her extensive experience in retail and customer service helps her deliver a great experience to all. Mikala obtained her Bachelor of……
Settlements team leader
Laura’s dedication to the craft of real estate settlements, combined with her innate administrative and analytical talents, has seen her rise quickly to the ranks of an experienced and highly respected property conveyancer in Western Australia. Laura’s many clients……
Administration Manager
Chris joined the team in 2020 bringing with him an extensive background in business administration, customer service and systems administration. As well as overseeing the day-to-day operations of the office, Chris provides support to the different business units and……
Accountant and analyst
Hayes is an enterprising and technically skilled accountant and financial analyst. He joined the Birman & Ride team in 2019. Hayes brings many years’ experience in these roles across the professional services, agriculture, engineering and telecommunications industries. Hayes describes……

Testimonials

What our clients say

I have used FRS a number of times in recent years. They have been consistently outstanding. The attention to detail is brilliant and their constant communication leaves you in no doubt where the settlement is in process. Natalie Warner was excellent. Her timeliness and helpfulness could not be faulted. Highly recommended.
Mr Frewer
April 8, 2021
I cannot speak more highly of our experience with Michael Hodgkins at Flat Rate Settlements. Our situation was very last-minute and kept changing. Michael was very patient and flexible. That enabled us to get the specific legal advice we needed to make a confident decision on signing a contract for an off-plan apartment, while racing a deadline to qualify for a government grant. I highly recommend Flat Rate Settlements to anyone.
Ben Woodward
April 7, 2021
Another settlement satisfactorily completed by Flat Rate Settlements. Natalie and Laura kept us informed of progress at all times, and efficiently completed a timely settlement.
Ms H
April 6, 2021
Thanks again Thomas, the whole settlement was seamlessly executed from our perspective.
Mr Hawley
December 11, 2020
Thomas did a great job on our settlement. Appreciate all the work you did for us.
Mr T
November 16, 2020
Thank you Tom for all your work on this. Much appreciated.
Mr Kelley
November 11, 2020

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