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Transfer Cost Calculator

Calculate your bond registration and property transfer costs.

Total costs (including VAT)
R 0
Bond registration costs (incl VAT)
R 0

Bond registration cost (incl VAT)

R 0

Bank initiation fee (incl VAT) *

R 0

Deeds office fees

R 0

Post, petties, FICA other fees (incl VAT) ***

R 0

Transfer costs (incl VAT)
R 0

Property transfer costs (incl VAT)

R 0

Transfer duty **

R 0

Deeds office fees

R 0

Post, petties, FICA and other fees (incl VAT) ***

R 0


* This is a once-off bank fee which you have the option of adding to your bond account. Certain lenders may charge a higher amount for juristic entities, e.g. companies and trusts.
** If the seller is a VAT vendor, there will be VAT payable on the purchase price
**** Approximate post & petties as these are property specific and attorneys firm have different charges.

T & Cs apply: This estimation is provided for general information purposes.
Please note this calculator does:

  • not include an amount for rates & taxes / sectional title levies and other charges that may be property specific;
  • include a bank initiation fee on your bond, which other calculators may not;

When comparing our calculator results with others, please ensure you are comparing like for like.

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Please Note: The interest rate displayed here is the current, national, prime interest rate, as set by the South African Reserve Bank. The interest rate offered by your bank when applying for a loan may vary.

Transfer Costs Calculator FAQs

  • What additional costs do I need to consider?

    Once your bond has been granted and you have accepted it, you will be expected to pay costs to register the bond and costs to transfer the property.

  • Do I have to pay these costs?

    You will always have to pay bond registration costs and attorneys charges. If your property costs less than R1 000 000, you will not be required to pay transfer duty.

  • Can I negotiate these costs?

    You may be able to negotiate your bond registration and transfer costs. Transfer duty is paid to SARS and can’t be negotiated.

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Although every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our calculators, ooba (Pty) Ltd. and its subsidiaries accept no liability in respect of any errors contained herein. Under no circumstances will ooba (Pty) Ltd and its subsidiaries be liable for any loss or damages whatsoever arising from the use of this calculator.