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Conveyancing Pricing

Residential Conveyancing

Our fees for conveyancing transactions depend on various factors, including your sale or purchase price; whether the property is freehold or leasehold; a new build or an established property. We also take into account the type, location and size of the property.

Our fees start from £850 plus VAT for freehold sales, and £850 plus VAT for freehold purchases, for properties up to £200,000.

For leasehold transactions our fees start from £1000 for a sale, and £950 for a purchase.

Our average fee for a sale is c£950 plus VAT, and c£1,100 plus VAT for a purchase.

We charge additional fees for new build purchases (a supplement of £250); or for purchases using the government Help To Buy Scheme (a supplement of £200) – due to the excessive documentation involved in these transactions.

We do not charge any extra fees for dealing with SDLT returns, acting for lenders, dealing with Help to Buy ISAs or Lifetime ISAs, or for unregistered land transactions.

Declarations of Trust between joint buyers incur additional legal fees, starting from £200 plus VAT for a basic trust deed.

We can usually offer a fixed fee for our work on any sale or purchase, albeit additional charges may be applicable where unforeseen issues arise (such as defects in title) which require work outside the scope of a normal sale or purchase transaction. However, as experienced property solicitors we can usually deal with most situations within our quoted fees.

Please feel free to contact Emma Woodhead by clicking on this link to email or telephone 01380 733367 and we can provide you with a detailed quotation.

Our fees for Transfers of Equity or Remortgages depend very much on the particular circumstances, but our average fee for these types of transaction is £1000 plus VAT.

The additional costs that you are likely to have to pay in addition to legal fees are as follows:

Purchases
Land Registry Fee
0-50,000£40.00
50,001-80,000£70.00
80,001-100,000£120.00
100,001-200,000£190.00
200,001-500,000£270.00
500,001-1million£540.00
1million plus£910.00
NB – for properties already registered at Land Registry these fees will usually be half price
CHAPS bank transfer£36.00 (inc VAT)
Conveyancing searches
(Local Authority, Water & Drainage and Environmental searches)
c£300
Land Registry priority£3.60 per property
Bankruptcy Search£2.40 per name
Online Identity check£6.00 per name (inc VAT)
Stamp DutyStandard (and additional property rate)
Up to £125,000Zero (or 3%)
£125,001-£250,0002 (or 5%)
£250,001-£925,0005 (or 8%)
£925,001-£1.5million10 (or 13%)
£1.5million plus12 (or 15%)
Sales 
CHAPS bank transfer£36.00 (inc VAT)
Land Registry Copies£3.60 per document
Online Identity check£6.00 per name (inc VAT)

Who should I speak to?

Emma Woodhead

Emma Woodhead

Residential Property Manager
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