Legal costs for standard sales and purchases of residential real estate are From $700 plus GST.

In addition to this is the cost of the various searches necessary to complete most conveyancing transactions.

These searches usually cost $120-$250 depending on the number of searches/property certificates applied for as part of the transaction. The usual certificates which should be applied for include council rates, water rates, sewerage drainage diagram, land tax, planning certificate, Vic Roads Certificate and building permit certificate and EPA certificate.



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