Fee Summary

$1290 (includes GST) + disbursements.

Total bill from Brian is in two parts:

  1. Fixed professional fees of $1290 (which includes cover all professional time, GST and ‘sundries’ such as postage, photocopying, contract forms, postage, telephone).  
  2. Disbursements (expenses) paid on your behalf (title and property searches, registration fees and agent charges where settlement occurs outside Wagga or ACT)

For most sale transactions, disbursements are around $205

For most purchase transaction, disbursements are around $202 


Mandatory searches for SALE of most residential houses:

  • NSW Title search $17.48
  • NSW Deposited plan search $21.24
  • NSW s88B covenant search $19.99
  • NSW s149(2) council certificate $53
  • NSW Sewer diagram $70
  • NSW Land tax clearance certificate $24.44
  • ACT title search $30
  • ACT Crown Lease search $30
  • ACT Deposited Plan or Unit Plan search $23.50
  • ACT Lease conveyancing enquiry $97

Most common disbursements for a PURCHASE of a residential house:

  • NSW Final title search $17.48
  • NSW s603 Council rates search $80
  • NSW s603 Council water search $80
  • NSW Stamp duty online processing fee $7.63
  • ACT Revenue rates search $120
  • ACT Icon Water search $40
  • ACT Icon Water special water meter reading $42