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The estimated fees below are reviewed and updated on a regular basis.

Residential Purchase Pricing

Our fees cover the legal work required to complete the purchase of your property, including dealing with registration at the Land Registry and dealing with the payment of Stamp Duty Land Tax (Stamp Duty).

 

Freehold Residential Property

Description Amount VAT Subtotal
Legal Fees £600.00 to £1,500.00 £120.00 to £300.00 £720.00 to £1,800.00
Minimum Fee for Acting on Behalf of the Mortgage Lender (if applicable)  £150.00 £30.00 £180.00
Stamp Duty Land Tax Form Completion Fee £100.00 £20.00 £120.00
Estimated Total     £840.00 to £2,100.00

 

Leasehold Residential Property

Description Amount VAT Subtotal
Legal Fees £700.00 to £1,500.00 £140.00 to £300.00 £840.00 to £1,800.00
Minimum Fee for acting on behalf of the mortgage lender (if applicable) £150.00 £30.00 £180.00
Stamp Duty Land Tax  Form completion fee £100.00 £20.00 £120.00
Estimated Total     £960.00 to £2,100.00

 

Disbursements

Disbursements are costs related to your matter that are payable to third parties, such as Land Registry fees and search fees. Which disbursements are payable will vary depending on your matter type.

Description Amount VAT Subtotal
Property Search Fees (Local Authority, Water and Drainage, Environmental and Planning) – These vary depending on the location of the Property £150.00 to £350.00   £150.00 to £350.00
HM Land Registry Priority Search £3.00   £3.00
Bankruptcy Search Fee (per name) £2.00   £2.00
HM Land Registry Search Fee £3.00   £3.00
Seller’s Solicitors Check £10.00 £2.00 £12.00
Telegraphic Transfer Fee per Transfer £25.00   £25.00

 

Anticipated Disbursements

Please be aware that where applicable, such as with leasehold property, there may be additional fees/disbursements which are payable to the freeholder, management company and/or managing agents, such as:

  • Notice of Transfer fees
  • Notice of Charge fees (if the property is to be mortgaged)
  • Deed of Covenant fees
  • Certificate of Compliance fees

We are unable to provide an estimate for the above as it varies between freeholder, management company and/or managing agents.  However the range of fees for the above items are usually between £50 to £150 per item but you will not always be charged for all the above items. We will confirm details of these additional costs as soon as we receive the information from the relevant parties.

You should also be aware that ground rent and service charges are likely to apply throughout your ownership of the property. We will confirm the ground rent and the anticipated service charge as soon as we receive this information.

Stamp Duty Land Tax & Land Registry Fees 

Stamp Duty is a tax payable on the purchase of land. The amount depends on a number of factors such as the purchase price of your property, whether you are buying your first home or own other properties. You can calculate the amount you will need to pay by using HMRC's website

Registration at HM Land Registry

This depends on the purchase price of your property. You can calculate the amount you will need to pay by using HMLR's website.   

 

Residential Sale Pricing

The estimated fees below are reviewed and updated on a regular basis. Our fees cover the legal work required to complete the sale of your freehold or leasehold property.

 

Residential Sale

 

Description Amount VAT Subtotal
Our Fees

£500.00 to

£1,500.00

£100.00 to

£300.00

£600.00 to
£1,800.00 
Land Registry official copies £12.00   £12.00
Telegraphic Transfer Fee per Transfer £25.00   £25.00
Buyer’s Solicitors Check £10.00 £2.00 £12.00
Estimated Total     £1,286.00 to
£1,849.00

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