As well as paying our fee, you reimburse our out-of-pocket expenses, which may include title searches, title documents, property certificates from various government departments and settlement costs. For a typical conveyance of a house or unit on a single title, the out-of-pocket expenses usually range between $200 and $500 depending on the number of searches that need to be done. Commercial property may cost more.
We can also order pest and building inspection reports, swimming pool inspection reports and surveys. For these reports, we usually take your credit or debit card details to pay the providers directly.
We not not add any mark-up on the out-of-pocket expenses to them. Rest assured, we do not charge you for internal office expenses like photocopying, faxing and telephone calls as some other lawyers may do.