Contract preparation

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A professionally drafted contract will protect your interests

The seller’s real estate agent usually takes responsibility for writing up the draft Offer and Acceptance contract based on information provided by the buyer and seller.

This generally works well when the offer is very straightforward, because the O&A is widely used and reasonably well understood by agents. However, if you are contemplating changes or additions to the standard contract, such as special conditions, we strongly recommend you either:

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

Fast-turnaround, fixed fee contracts

Preparing a draft contract, or varying an existing one, is easy and convenient.

Off the plan contracts

Express real estate contracts $550

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.

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Legal advice consultation

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.

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Our experience and advanced technology enable us to provide great service at competitive prices.

We’re independent of sales agentsWe act for you only. We don’t pay kickbacks or spotters’ fees.
Benefit from our experienceWe’re a law firm with more than 30 years’ experience in property law.


Our bright and highly trained team members will anticipate your needs and exceed your expectations.


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Michael Hodgkins
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Lucy Dickens
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Laura Gaunt
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Thomas White
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