We have compiled some resources which you may find useful relating to property settlements and to the sale and purchase of property in Western Australia. Feel free to contact us on 9470 6523 to discuss your settlement and conveyancing needs.
Landgate is Western Australia's land information and records registry, which provides a secure land titles system and location information. We deal with Landgate on a daily basis in order to search titles and encumbrances, effect transfers of land (as a result of a sale, matrimonial transfer, deceased estate or family transfer), create new land titles, register documents and view property details to provide the most up to date information to our clients.
Office of State Revenue (OSR)
OSR is the government body which administers WA revenue laws, including Transfer Duty. OSR provides information in relation to the assessment of Transfer Duty and rates of duty for Western Australian property settlements. OSR also assesses applications for the First Home Owner Grant and rate of duty.
PEXA is the national platform for electronic conveyancing. We are proud to offer electronic conveyancing as part of our service and this has allowed us to reduce our fees due to the efficient processes utilised.
Transfer Duty Calculator
If you are buying property, you will need to take Transfer Duty into account. Transfer Duty is paid to the Department of Finance and is a rate based on the property type and your circumstances. We provide you with an estimate of Transfer Duty after receiving your request for a quote, and in our initial correspondence.
Foreign Resident Capital Gains Withholding (FRCGW)
If you are an Australian resident selling your property for $750,000.00 or above, you are required to provide a FRCGW clearance certificate, failing which an amount will be held from settlement and paid to the ATO. Click here to complete the application form online.
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