Upgrader


You have decided to take the next step and upgrade your home. Exciting times ahead!

Renovated properties or properties ‘ripe’ for renovation can be a minefield if the terms of the Contract for sale are not thoroughly reviewed. It is possible to purchase a property with an illegal structure or conversion. The law in respect of this area is known as “Caveat Emptor” – Buyer Beware.

At Vogue Conveyancing we focus on what your intentions are for the property. For example, adding an extra room, pergola or swimming pool. Knowing these details ensures that we can tailor our advice to your circumstances.

In our experience, areas which commonly do not have final certifications or where vendors have not obtained council approval for building works include:

  • Swimming pools, spas
  • Pergolas
  • Decks
  • Additional toilet or en-suite to a garage, studio, home office or under stair area.
  • Conversion of garages into habitable rooms
  • Conversion of attic spaces into bedrooms
  • Building works generally which can be done by a DIY handyman

What you can expect for $1,750.00 plus GST*

With Vogue Conveyancing

Other conveyancers

Our fees include acting for you in respect of any mortgage. There is an additional charge if a mortgage is involved in the transaction
Our fees include the issue of a cooling off period certificate (if necessary). There is an additional charge if a cooling off certificate is needed
Search up to 8 Government Departments to check existing proposals and charges affecting the property Search only 2-3 Government Departments to check existing proposals and charges affecting the property
Disbursements incurred by us are passed onto you at the same cost to us, no premium is added on top. Premium is added to the cost of disbursements.
We educate you on ‘what is conveyancing?’ We want you to gain the knowledge and confidence to buy property again. You gain no understanding as to what the conveyancing process really is.
We explain the terms of the Sale Contract in plain language so you can understand what it means to you. The Sale Contract is explained using legal jargon leading to confusion.
We coordinate your purchase on your behalf. We will liaise with the Real Estate Agent, your bank or mortgage broker, building inspector, pest inspector and/or strata inspector and report back to you. Expect to do some running around
We have affiliations with independent strata, building and pest inspection companies to assist you with your pre purchase enquiries. Expect to have to find service providers for building, pest, strata reports yourself without any recommendation.
Your transaction is handled by one person from start to finish. Multiple points of contacts throughout the transaction

* On a purchase transaction our fees are $1,750.00 plus GST and disbursements. Disbursements will vary from transaction to transaction and depend on the location of the property.

We estimate that the disbursement component usually costs around $350.00. This covers searching up to 8 different Government departments to check whether there is any charge or proposal affecting the land. For example, council rates, water rates, land tax, whether the property is affected by road widening or rail corridor proposals). The cost of the disbursements are passed onto you as incurred by us, no premium is added on top. {Other conveyancers may only search up to 2 or 3 of these departments}

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