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Sell Your House for $308.00 in Conveyancing Fees (Brisbane) @ Freeman Legal

Discussion in 'Legal Issues' started by Foreshadow, 19th Nov, 2016.

  1. Foreshadow

    Foreshadow Well-Known Member

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  2. RPI

    RPI Property Lawyer, Town Planner Business Member

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    Wow. His fees on a purchase are significantly less than it costs me to do one.
     
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    James McIntyre Property Finder Premium Member

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    Cheap is never good!!
     
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    Totally depends. I used an expensive solicitor in Melbourne who completely messed up a settlement. When I sold the same property I used a cheap conveyancer and had zero issues. Cheap can work if the transaction is straightforward and you don't need legal advice.
     
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    Sometimes things are straightforward........until they aren't!

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    Thinking of outsourcing?
     
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    i never understand why anyone about to drop a significant amount of money on a house/apartment would then penny pitch with a cheap conveyance service just to save a few bucks. I'm more than happy to pay for a good service so I can sleep at night. Pay peanuts you'll get monkeys.
     
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    In my property transactions things have always been straightforward until a property solicitor got involved ;)
     
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    Are the 2 things mutually exclusive? Ive paid plenty for bad service before. According to the post this guy worked in the industry for 13 years. So would hope his service is better then someone just qualified.
     
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    The transaction I spent the most money on was the one that kept me up at night. A big bill does not ensure quality. I did not cheap out on my last sale to penny pinch to save a few bucks. I chose a good conveyancer because this time I wanted it done right and done right the first time. It seems my expensive solicitor was not able to provide. My conveyancer did at half the price. For me my primary consideration is great service. That it comes at a cheap price, is a bonus.
     
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    Couldn't agree more...the driver for me when it comes to a substantial transaction is first and foremost great knowledgable expert service. I'm not suggesting that expensive always equals a quality service, but in my experience quality knowledgable expert service is generally not cheap...no matter what the professional service.
     
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    I would generally agree with that. The exception I have personally experienced is conveyancing. For my sales and purchases the cheaper conveyancers have been far, far better than expensive property solicitors.
     
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    I recently completed a sale on behalf of a client but recommended a solicitor to complete the work as there were several leases registered on the property both current and expired with other fleas as well.

    This was not something for the faint-hearted.

    In discussion with the solicitor afterwards (and during settlement) there were countless issues in getting the title cleaned.
     
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  15. Perthguy

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    That is exactly the type of transaction where you want a solicitor involved.
     
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