As Melbourne’s best property conveyancing provider we pride ourselves on being completely transparent with our clients, especially when it comes to conveyancing fees. With low prices and no hidden costs, when you choose Blue Ribbon Conveyancing you can be confident you’ll be paying for exactly what we promise.
Melbourne Conveyancing Fees
We offer fixed price conveyancing services and free quotes, so you can be confident that you fully understand the costs before starting the conveyancing process.
What is the average cost of conveyancing fees?
Conveyancing fees depend on a variety of factors such as the type of property and its value, but a typical conveyancing fee ranges between $800 to $2,200 in Victoria. Researching and handling the relevant legal requirements is covered by a single disbursement fee which is usually around $400. But all licensed conveyancers are legally required to provide the fee total upfront, so you don’t have to worry about any hidden costs or nasty surprises!
What do the fees cover?
Conveyancers are qualified professionals who specialise in property law and have a wealth of experience in handling property dealings. When you use a property conveyancer you’re paying for all the benefits of having a seasoned professional in your corner that has the skills and knowledge to help you buy or sell your dream property.
More specifically, conveyancing fees help cover the legal and administrative tasks that come with buying and selling a property, including preparing and lodging all the contract of sale and transfer of land documents and researching council requirements, planning restrictions and zoning regulations.
When are conveyancing fees paid?
At Blue Ribbon Conveyancing we offer a fixed-price conveyancing fee. If you’re buying a property, this fee is paid at the time of settlement. However, if you’re selling a property, conveyancing fees are paid in part after the sale documents are prepared and then in full at the time of settlement.
Do I need a conveyancer before I make an offer?
While it’s not a legal requirement, it’s highly recommended that you engage a conveyancer before you make an offer on a property. A property conveyancer has the legal knowledge and skills to represent your interests as the buyer - put simply, the chances of your offer being accepted greatly increase when working with a property conveyancer.
Who pays for conveyancing fees?
When it comes to conveyancing fees, both the buyer and seller pay a fixed-price fee for the service for each side of the transaction. In other words, when you buy a property, the person who owns the home (the seller) pays for the conveyancing services that are relevant to them. The same goes for if you sell a property - the buyer pays for the conveyancing services relevant to the sale.
Do I need a conveyancer to sell a house?
In New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania, conveyancing is required before you put a property on the market. As highly experienced property law professionals, a conveyancer can take the stress out of selling a property and handle all the nitty gritty legal requirements and paperwork to ensure the sale goes smoothly.
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