Professional Settlements At An Affordable Price

Professional Settlements At An Affordable Price

Fast. Friendly. Affordable. We’re settlement agents and property conveyancers who are experts in property law. If you’re buying or selling in Perth, we will be there to make sure everything goes smoothly for you!

Highly reviewed and trusted

Carol’s reviews speak for themselves; all her clients have trusted her with their property settlement and have found her to be extremely helpful throughout the settlement process.

Fixed, competitive pricing

We are upfront with our fees & provide a thorough quote to all our clients, therefore you know what costs are due. Our fee is fixed, and our quotes include all government fees and charges.

Quick turnaround times

Everyone wants their property to settle on time and here at Oceania Settlements we strive to make sure your property does.

Great attention to detail

It is important that all paperwork is completed correctly for settlement to go thru smoothly. This is one of the many things we pride ourselves on at Oceania Settlements.

Servicing Hundreds of Happy Property Owners

We guarantee no hidden service fees or charges, ever!
Many people find conveyancing very stressful, expensive and time consuming; but it doesn’t have to be. At Oceania Settlements, we make sure your property sale or purchase is a simple and stress-free experience. Better yet, we make sure it is affordable! Our expert team have helped hundreds of Western Australians buy and sell properties, so you can trust you are in good hands with us!

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Conveyancing Services

Safe and Simple Steps to Settlements

What an exciting time, we are here for you, handling the numerous tasks to enable you to move in on time.

Conveyancing When Property is Sold

Ready for your next adventure, we will ensure your lender action your instructions to complete settlement by the due date.

Transfer Property Following Separation

Reached an agreement with your partner who is to keep the property, we will coordinate with your lender to have the property title updated.

Application by Survivorship

If your joint tenant partner has passed away we will help you lodge an application to update the property title.

Transfer Property Between Family

Should you wish to transfer whole or part of the property either as a gift or a sale, we will liaise with the Office of State Revenue to verify the Duty that must be paid.

Apply for New Strata Titles

We will liaise with your surveyor, lender to lodge an application for new titles at Landgate.

Prepare Contract By Offer & Acceptance

Get it right, before you sign we can review the contract to ensure you are protected with special conditions or we can prepare your contract on your behalf if you are buying privately.

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What Our Clients Are Saying

It's What They Say That Matters

Jennifer McGee
01/12/2020
Verified
We cannot fault Carol in any way, she is friendly, helpful and very thorough. Highly recommend.
Andy Saemo
05/11/2020
Verified
Was recommended to use these guys from a friend, and they didn’t disappoint As a First Home Buyer, glad I had Oceania settlements to help me through the process Carol made sure I dotted the Eyes and crossed the Tees, was informative and thorough, which helped, as I was away at work all the time. Would recommend Oceania Settlements and definitely if I purchase another property, would opt to use the services of them again !!! 👍👍
Kah Hao Pang
01/11/2020
Verified
Carol is very helpful and patient with me throughout the settlement! I was asking alot of questions but Carol doesn't mind and answer all of them without a doubt! Will definitely recommend her!
Angelo Yu
27/10/2020
Verified
Was a great experience settling with Carol and Oceania Settlements. Always clear on explaining formal procedures, and always happy to answer questions about settlement to a professional standard. They made settlement a nice and easy procedure for me. Also received prompt responses to my phone calls and emails. Would highly recommend!
Zornitsa Damatova
19/10/2020
Verified
Carol was great to deal with from the very first call till the settlement was completed. She was patient with us and took the time to explain every step of the way. I will recommend Carol's services and will not hesitate to use her in the future.
Fergus Gardiner
16/10/2020
Verified
We found the whole process fast very efficient and extremely professional.Carol at Oceania gave nothing short of excellent service with regular emails regarding the settlement process The whole process was faultless and we would have no hesitations recommending carol to any friends or family Fergus & Amanda Gardiner Kinross 2020
Margaret R
27/09/2020
Verified
Fast. Easy. Upfront. Assisted a family member selling their home. Carol made it much easier and costs reasonable.
Dane Williams
10/09/2020
Verified
Friendly, efficient and trustworthy service. Definitely recommended.
Gai Downes
10/08/2020
Verified
Carol from Oceania Settlements provided a prompt super efficient friendly property settlement service and highly recommended. Carol was very experienced and professional and also adding a touch of humour to the transaction. Thank you for your valuable help.
Frank Longbottom
17/04/2020
Verified
When it comes to property settlements there is no one better than Oceania Settlements. Trustworthy, efficient, friendly and courteous best describe the service provided. We would not trust anyone else when it comes to settling one of the largest transactions in a persons life.

About us

Most Trusted Settlement Agency and Conveyancer Perth

Oceania Settlements is a local property conveyancing business owned and operated by Carol Hinchcliffe, who is a fully licensed and qualified Independent Property Settlement Agent.

Meet Carol Hinchcliffe, the driving force behind Oceania Settlements.

To say Carol, has a wealth of experience is an understatement. Carol has over 20 plus years experience in settling all manner of properties throughout Perth and WA,
and takes great pride in her outstanding track record.

Carol lives by the motto ‘professional, reliable and accurate’ and takes great pride in her outstanding
track record of property settlement service in Perth. Has often exceeded her clients’ expectations throughout the years

Carol is passionate about customer service and helping people navigate the minefield that can be property settlement.

Her goal is to make all of her client’s property transaction smooth, stress free and on time

Carol will love to assist you with any of Oceania’s services.

Frequently Asked Questions

General Questions

Property conveyance is the process of legally transferring ownership of a legal title of real estate (property) from one person to another.

Oceania’s charges flat service fee for a seller and a buyer. A few questions will be asked so we have better understanding of your individual transaction. And provide a you with a better summary of statutory charges to be paid on your behalf.

Duty to Office of State Revenue and registration fee to Landgate are based on the purchase price… Depending on the suburb you buy in the enquiry fee to local shire varies from shire to shire… Buy a unit or apartment to confirm current strata levies an enquiry fee is paid to the Strata Company.


As licensed property settlement agent, Oceania ensures all conditions noted in a contract are followed up and met within the strict time frames. We liaise and co-ordinate settlement with all relevant parties involved in the transaction process. We facilitate shire and water rates adjustments between the parties and manage any arrears as required.

Oceania thoroughly manages settlement on behalf of their client to make sure the correct funds are handed over by the lender in exchange of the legal transfer of ownership.


Oceania will charge extra fee should there be a need to prepare additional documents
• Application by Survivor
• Application by Personal Representative
• Application change of name maiden to married

Yes! We have experience in providing conveyancing services for all types of property transactions, including commercial and investment properties.

If you are buying a property, you are liable to pay stamp duty.Who pays stamp duty and when? Oceania will collect the duty from your bank on the day of settlement and pay the Office of State Revenue.

This depends on the due dates under the contract you sign; but typically, settlement can occur within 21 days after finance has been approved or the contract is signed.

Depending on the amount you are paying for the property the seller should accept between $1000 to $5000, but this is negotiable. In today’s climate a lot more real estate agents are asking for deposits between $5000 to $10,000.

This deposit will be held by the Real Estate Agent until settlement, in a non interest earning trust account.

Your bank will need 21 days from finance approval to ready themselves for settlement. If the lender is based in the eastern states you may need up to 28 days.

The contract should state your full legal name as per your birth certificate or passport, including any middle names. You want to sign a contract while your partner is away? You can act as their agent, state in the contract. Example Toni Ann Smith and Toni Ann Smith as Agent for Jerry Smith.

Buying a property for Superannuation Trust or Family Trust, the contract should state the full names of the trustees as per the Trust Deed prepared by a solicitor. Example: John Mathew Dodds & Marie Dodds as trustees for the Dodds Family Trust

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Turning this dream into a reality is our passion at Oceania Settlements. This ebook aims to help answer some of your questions including:
 
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