1. Payment Terms

A non-refundable initial payment as listed in this quote is payable on acceptance of this quote. The remaining balance will be payable on settlement of your matter. If your matter does not proceed to settlement or we cease to act for you prior to settlement, you will be required to pay our reasonable costs for any works completed on your matter.

 

2. Quote Acceptance

Acceptance of this quote must be done so via the ‘Let’s Get Started’ page on our website. Conveyonline.com.au will not commence working on your matter until your quote has been formally accepted in this manner and your initial payment has been received by our office.

 

3. Quote Expiry

Your quote will be valid for 90 days from the date listed on this quote. Any prices quoted may change after this term without further notice to you.

 

4. Disbursements

Quoted disbursement charges are a best estimate only based on the property type and location entered by you in the quote form. In some cases the actual charges for those disbursements can vary. Conveyonline will always advise you if  the disbursement charges will exceed the estimate provided, or if any additional disbursements are required and get you approval before proceeding any further.

 

5. Property Types

Your quote is based on the type of the property as entered by you in the quote form. Any variation to this may alter the price quoted. See below definitions of property types for reference.

Existing House – Refers to an un-attached residential dwelling with a current occupation certificate. Excludes property within a strata plan or community title.

Existing Apartment/Unit – Refers to an attached residential dwelling with a current occupation certificate within a strata plan or community title.

Existing Commercial property – Refers to any existing property with a current occupation certificate that is used for business activities. May include retail shop, office space, factory, farms or vacant land.

House & Land Package – Refers to a Contract for Sale of Land with the inclusion of a building contract. Building contract must be for a residential freestanding house and be an annexure of the land contract.

Off the plan/Unregistered land – Refers to a contract for sale of a property type that does not yet exist or is occupiable. May include attached or un-attached property or vacant land that is not yet registered or subdivided.

6. Property Locations

Your quote is based on the location of the property as entered by you in the quote form. Any variation to this may alter the price quoted.

 

7. Areas of service

Conveyonline.com.au is currently licensed to conduct conveyancing for properties located in NSW ONLY. This quote is not valid for any properties outside of NSW.

 

8. Settlement Venues

PEXA – Conveyonline.com.au will by default settle your matter electronically using PEXA (Property Exchange Australia), which is a state government/bank owned online property exchange network.  Fees associated with performing your settlement on the PEXA network are excluded from this quote as they are charged to you directly by PEXA on settlement. The current price for a single title PEXA transactions is $110.55.

Manual Settlements – Conveyonline.com.au will only conduct manual settlements if your matter cannot be settled using PEXA at the request of the Vendor or any financial institutions involved in the settlement. If your matter can be settled on PEXA and you subsequently elect a manual settlement, additional charges will apply as determined by Conveyonline.com.au.

Settlement Agent – If a manual settlement does occur, settlement agents fees are excluded from this quote as they are charged to you directly by the settlement agent on settlement. The current settlement agents fee is $66.00 for a settlement that occurs in the Sydney region.  If settlement is to occur in any other region, additional fees may apply.

 

9. Failed Settlements

Your quote allows for one attempt of settlement. If for any reason an attempt at settlement fails, an additional charge may apply for any subsequent attempts at settlement. See additional charges table below for current prices.

 

10. Obtaining a Mortgage

For the purpose of this quote, it is assumed that you will be obtaining finance on your property. If you are funding the property without finance, an additional fee will apply to register your title with Land Property & Information (LPI) Office. See additional charges table below for current prices.

 

11. Interest/Penalties/Taxes

Conveyonline.com.au will not be liable for any interest, penalties or taxes from the vendor or any other party as a result of late settlement or for any other reason.

 

12. Third Party Charges

Conveyonline.com.au will not be liable for any charges you may incur from a third party as a result of late settlement or for any other reason. These charges may include but are not limited to; rent; accommodation charges; removalists costs and storage fees.

 

13. Third Party Offers

Any third party offers or discounts shown on your quote is not a referral, or recommendation of that third party.  Conveyonline.com.au DOES NOT receive any form or financial incentive or benefit from any third parties to show their offers. Conveyonline.com.au only displays offers for associated products and services which may be of benefit to our prospective clients.

14. Utility Connections & Home Moving Services

Conveyonline.com.au may invite you to use a utility connection/moving service provided by “Move Me In”. This service is fully independent of Conveyonline.com.au and does not in any way form part of the conveyancing services provided by conveyonline.com.au. The use of this service is at your full discretion and is considered a separate service in which you must opt-in to use and will constitute a separate service agreement between you and Move Me In. Any invitation to use the services provided by Move Me In, does not constitute a recommendation by Conveyonline.com.au of those service and Conveyonline.com.au provides no guarantees about these services. If you do elect to use this service, Conveyonline.com.au will receive a commission payment from Move Me In per the estimated ranges below:

Estimated Commissions

Electricity  – $50.00 to $55.00

Natural Gas  – $40.00 to $45.00

LPG  – $15.00

Phone/Internet  – $40.00

Removalist  –  $15.00

Storage  –  $15.00

 

15. Title Insurance

Conveyonline.com.au recommends that you purchase title insurance when purchasing a property.  At some stage during the conveyancing process, Conveyonline.com.au will invite you to purchase a title insurance policy provided by “Stewart Title” . The services and policy provided by Stewart Title is fully independent of Conveyonline.com.au and does not in any way form part of the conveyancing services provided by conveyonline.com.au. Whilst it is Conveyonline.com.au’s recommendation that you purchase title insurance,  obtaining a policy is at your full discretion and is considered a separate service in which you must opt-in to and will constitute a separate transaction between you and Stewart Title. As this is a separate transaction, Conveyonline.com.au provides no guarantees about the services and insurance policy provided by Stewart Title. If you do elect to purchase a policy from Stewart Title, Conveyonline.com.au will receive a processing fee from Stewart Title estimated at $50.

16. Exclusions

 16.1. Pre Inspection reports – Refers to Pest, Building and Strata reports. Although it is recommended to undertake these reports, the cost of these reports are not included in this quote. These reports can be sourced by us at an additional fee payable direct to the supplier of those reports. See additional charges table below for current prices.

16.2. Additional Government Enquiries – Refers to any additional enquiries not listed in the inclusions. Although it is recommended to undertake these enquiries, the cost will be charged in addition to our fixed fee if required. See additional charges table below for current prices.

 16.3. Verification of Identity – Due to new legislation for transfers of property, you will be required to have a face to face identity verification check with one of our ID agents ZIP ID or Australia Post. Any fees payable to our agents are not included in this quote and should be paid directly to the agent. See additional charges table below for current prices.

 16.4. PEXA Fees – PEXA (Property Exchange Australia) is a state government/bank owned online property exchange network. Fees associated with performing your settlement on the PEXA network are excluded from this quote as they will be charged to you directly by PEXA on settlement. The current price for a single title PEXA transactions is $110.55.

 16.5. Other Additional Works – Any additional works requested by you, your mortgagee or any other parties to your transaction that falls outside the normal scope of a standard conveyancing matter will be charged at an additional rate as determined by conveyonline.com.au.