Notary Public based in Queensland?

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  1. robbie_p

    robbie_p Well-Known Member

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    Hi All,

    I was wondering if anyone could recommend a Queensland based Notary Public who is reasonably priced?

    Thanks,
    Robbie
     
  2. Scott No Mates

    Scott No Mates Well-Known Member

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    Buying off a public official?
     
  3. robbie_p

    robbie_p Well-Known Member

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    My Dad is selling a property in South Africa and the contract of sale needs to be signed in the presence of a notary.
     
  4. RPI

    RPI Property Lawyer, Town Planner Business Member

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    A notary public is no easy thing.

    10 years of practice
    Large application and filing in Court in London (including certificate from the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in QLD)

    They will rightly charge a decent amount.
     
  5. robbie_p

    robbie_p Well-Known Member

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    Agreed - but how can one notary want to charge me $300 and another $100 for the same documents?
     
  6. RPI

    RPI Property Lawyer, Town Planner Business Member

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    The $300 one is completely under selling themselves
     
  7. Paul@PFI

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    I had a client in London need to enter into a POA and that seems so simple.

    Not all lawyers are same. Same issue applies to almost any professional.

    Is Denis Denuto a Notary Public ? May be your man for $100. Except Wednesdays. The girls not in the office that day.
     
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    robbie_p Well-Known Member

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    My point is..

    I had a set of documents which needed to be signed in the presence of a notary. After sending the documents to two notaries, they each sent me back the cost. One was asking $300, the other $100.

    How is the possible?
     
  9. RPI

    RPI Property Lawyer, Town Planner Business Member

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    Sorry, I read that as $1,000. I thought the $300 was far too cheap. Would expect $500 minimum.
     
  10. Paul@PFI

    [email protected] Tax Accounting + SMSF Business Plus Member

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    Its illegal to fix prices and they are free to charge as they like. Like conveyancing - Some do it for $1400 and others charge $5,000 and tell you its the Law Society scale fee.

    My Doctor bulk bills. I pay $0. The other Medical Centre charges $80 a visit with $22 back from Medicare. Both are busy.
     
  11. Rolf Latham

    Rolf Latham Inciteful (sic) Staff Member Business Plus Member

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    Thank God that we have a free market.

    And service providers can charge their perceived worth

    Ta

    Rolf
     
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