When purchasing a property, there are certain factors you need to be aware of. The law in relation to contracts adopts the “buyers beware” stance and therefore, you need to make sure that you do all investigations and searches you require to ensure that you are fully aware of the state and condition of the property. It is best if you can do these before signing a contract, however, the reality of this is generally unachievable as there could be multiple offers on a property and you need to sign a contract. If this is the case, you must ensure that your contract contains the necessary conditions to protect you.
You can expect to incur the following government and statutory costs and charges which will be payable in addition to our professional fees. Stamp duty is payable based on your purchase price and there is a link below to allow you to view the amount payable.
Government stamp duty on Transfer: TBA based on purchase price
Government filing fee on Transfer: $206.98
Fee on Local Government Certificate (Section 132): $47.40
Fee on Local Government Certificate (Section 337): $209.35
Fee on Land Information Certificate (Section 56ZQ – water & sewerage): $39.50
Administration fee on LIST search requests (inc. GST) (per search): $2.20
Land tax search: $11.85
Aus property search (inc. GST), if applicable: $49.50
Bankruptcy Search (per Vendor) (inc. GST): $26.73
Title search (per search): $31.60
Copy Schedule of Easements (if applicable) (per search): $31.60
Fee on search of the Tasmanian Heritage Register, if applicable: $38.25
Priority Notice: $23.85