No, your settlement agent will attend settlement for you as part of the fees you pay for their services.

Yes, Digital Settlements will advise the Council, Water Corporation and Office of State Revenue and adjust rates on a pro rata basis at settlement.
The clients will need to contact private accounts such as Synergy, Alinta Gas and Telstra to advise them that they are moving into or out of the property.

Yes, the seller must ensure that there is at least two RCDs (power points and lights) and hard wired smoke alarms which are less than ten years old.

If you have a mortgage on the property, you will need to sign and complete a Discharge of Mortgage Authority Form. We will discuss this with you and email you the form to complete and sign.

Yes is now a requirement for all sellers to have their Identity Verified prior to settlement taking place. The most common form of Identification required is your passport and drivers licence. You will need to come to our office to identify yourself or attend Australia Post to complete the ID check. Please ask your conveyancer for more information.

Digital Settlement Services is a Licensed Settlement Agent and a member of the Australian Institute of Conveyancing. In order to provide you with the best service at all times, all our highly-qualified staff undergo ongoing training and professional development so we’re always up-to-date with the latest legislative and statutory requirements.

Your real estate agent should contact you at least one week prior to settlement to arrange for a final inspection.

If the property you are purchasing is vacant a buyer may be able to take possession on the day of Settlement. If the Seller is occupying the property then they are entitled to remain in occupation of the property until noon the day after Settlement.