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How we can help you

Fixed price applications.

Application for new titles

$800 +GST

Once you receive the Western Australian Planning Commission’s approval, we will:

  • prepare the Application documents, arrange for you to sign them and lodge at Landgate; and
  • notify you once Landgate issues the new titles.

Our fixed fee excludes:

  • liaising with encumbrance holders – add $500 + GST per encumbrance;
  • disposition or transfer of land;
  • disbursements – these are government and bank fees which we pay and you must reimburse us. All disbursements are charged at cost.

For complex applications, we will give you a written quote in advance.

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

Thanks Laura. You went above and beyond, making the experience of selling and buying so much easier.
Ms Dixon
May 6, 2021
Great people to deal with and friendly staff.
Mr Dixon
April 26, 2021
My husband and I were extremely happy with the service we were given by Flat Rate Settlements. Natalie was very professional and efficient in her communications with us and we were kept updated throughout the whole settlement process. All the staff we spoke to were very friendly and informative. I will definitely use them again in the future.
Ms Boonman
April 23, 2021
Once again we are extremely happy with Flat Rate Settlements. They keep you informed throughout the whole process and make settlement stress free. Also they are very reasonable with fees. Highly recommended.
Ms Redmond
April 21, 2021
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

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