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.