Conveyancing Price Information

CONVEYANCING

How much will my sale or purchase cost?

We charge on a fixed fee basis with no hidden charges.

Costs range from £500 plus VAT to £1500 plus VAT depending on the property price and whether the property is freehold or leasehold; our average fees are shown below.

Average sale cost is £756.00                                                                         Average purchase cost is £1,030

(example: sale at £150,000 with a mortgage of a registered title)             (example: purchase at £200,000 with a mortgage of a registered title)

Legal Fees                         £550 + VAT at 20%                                                           Legal Fees                          £600 + VAT at 20%

Transfer & AML fees          £ 75 + VAT at 20%                                                            Transfer & AML fees           £ 75 + VAT at 20%

Land Registry fees             £6.00                                                                                  Land Registry fees             £142

                                                                                                                                      Local Search                      £ 78

How long should my sale or purchase take?

This is determined by many factors but usually a sale or purchase can be completed in around 6-8 weeks.

What do we do?

For our up front fee we will:

  •        handle your conveyancing
  •        deal with the title investigation and preparation of a title pack
  •        advise on the title and your mortgage
  •        prepare the contract and transfer deed
  •        meeting with you to sign the documents
  •        deal with your mortgage lender
  •        settle the stamp duty on a residential first home
  •        register your purchase at the Land Registry

Are There Any Additional Charges?

There may be, as not everything is usual or straightforward. The most common extra charges (including VAT) are for:

  •        Leasehold property £300
  •        Title Indemnity Insurance £60 and the cost of the Policy
  •        Additional Bank transfers £45
  •        Declaration of trust £120
  •        Stamp Duty involving second properties (33% Stamp Duty surcharge) £60

If additional work is required and this will incur further costs we will discuss with you why it is necessary and what options may be open to you before agreeing a fee for that work or carrying out the additional work.

Who will do my work?

Your work will be carried out by one of our team. Usually the person who provides you with your personalised quote.

They will be your main point of contact and are there for you throughout the transaction.

Our legal advisors range from qualified solicitors and Chartered Legal Executives to conveyancers with years of on the job experience instead of academic qualifications. Our website will tell you more about our individual legal advisors.