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(Conditions apply)
Includes GST, government registration fees and standard disbursements

Purchase with mortgage $1295

Purchase (no mortgage) $1195

Sale & discharge of mortgage $1225

Sale (no mortgage) $1150

Refinance $995

Variation of mortgage $735

Guarantee (per person advised) $300

In addition to base fee: Kiwisaver $200

In addition to base fee: Homestart (pre-approval completed) $250

In addition to base fee: Homestart (pre-approval not completed) $400

Estimates available for lifestyle blocks POA

Preparing Agreement for Sale & Purchase  $400 – $600

Purchases and Sales over $700K  POA

Urgency Fee (see below)  $200

Additional payment unrelated to transaction (ie Q card/Insulation loan/Gem cards)  $40 per transaction

These rates only apply to standard residential transactions between existing entities. Quotes are available for more complex transactions.

An Urgency Fee will be applied when the agreement for sale and purchase needs to be:
  a) confirmed within 3 working days of us receiving the agreement, or
  b) needs to be settled with 5 working days of us receiving the agreement.
The urgency fee will be applied when a refinancing needs to be completed within 3 working days of us receiving the instruction from the client.

First Property Legal only deals with individuals; it does not deal with companies or Trusts.

These rates do not include advising on easements, covenants, cross-leases etc. registered on the title. Estimates are available for this work.

A special quote is required for refinancing transactions over $600,000.00, and purchases over $700,000.00.

Standard residential property transactions will not include legal advice on ownership structures, taxation, leases or commercial business issues.

Disbursements included in standard residential conveyancing transactions include forms and stationery charges, toll calls, faxes, emails, one title search, one guaranteed title search, one bank cheque fee or electronic funds transfer fee, LINZ registration.

Disbursements not included in a standard residential conveyancing transaction include, but are not limited to: LIM fee, cost of builders report or other structural reports, valuation fees, rates, body corporate fees.

If a comprehensive review of an Agreement for Sale & Purchase is required before signing, fees may apply – please ask us for more details. 

Details of the services First Property Legal provides for the standard residential conveyance fee are outlined in our Terms of Engagement.

For all enquiries regarding First Property Legal services, please contact: Reception 06 370 2563