This is the amount you pay us for our services in acting on your behalf in your property transaction. Please request an estimate of our costs via the Costs tab above.

Search and Registration Fees (Disbursements)

In addition to our costs, there will be search and registration fees payable. These are amounts paid to the local Council, the Water Authority, the Land Titles Office and other Government organisations for information about the property you are selling or buying.

Fees and disbursements (excluding stamp duty on a purchase) are as follows:



Land Titles Office filing fee on Transfer: $216.15

Title search (per search): $33.00

Council Rates Certificate (Section 132): $49.50

Local Government Certificate (Section 337): $218.62

TasWater Land Information Certificate (Section 56ZQ – water & sewerage): $41.25

Administration fee on search requests (inc. GST) (per search): $2.35

Land tax search: $12.37

Schedule of Easements (if applicable) (per dealing): $33.00

Priority Notice: $24.91

You will also have to pay a government Stamp Duty on any purchase.  The Stamp Duty payable varies according to the purchase price if the property is sold by a real estate on the open market. Please click on the following link to calculate the stamp duty payable: Click here to calculate the stamp duty payable.



Land Titles Office filing fee on Discharge of Mortgage (if applicable): $174.90

Title search: $33.00

Council Rates Certificate (Section 132): $49.50

Administration fee on search requests (inc. GST): $2.35

Land tax search: $12.37

The above fees will increase with periodical increases in government charges.


Please contact us to discuss costs and fees. We are happy to provide you with a detailed estimate of costs and fees at any time.

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