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Section 7 Searches

When you buy land in South Australia an agent will seek a search of the title and State and Local Government records. This is so you are made aware of what has occurred on the land.

For instance, have any developments been approved? Any legal notices over the land? What are the rates and charges? And, have they been paid?

These are called Section 7 Searches.

Searches are required to be processed within 10 working days, we do not accept urgent searches. To make any enquiry about a search please contact the Council or to lodge a search please email it through to

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