Residential Conveyancing

Residential Conveyancing

Our experienced Conveyancing Team are here to help you. We give clear advice to help make the process of buying or selling your property run as smoothly as possible. When you make an enquiry for us to conduct work on your behalf we will provide you with a detailed estimate of costs and timeframes as part of our Treating Clients Fairly Policy and update you if there are any changes. We offer fixed fees in most cases and details of these are shown below.

EXAMPLES

Fees for the straightforward sale of a freehold property which is registered with the Land Registry are:-

Property Sale Price

From

To

Price

Up to

£100,000

£575 plus VAT

£100,001

£150,000

£600 plus VAT

£150,001

£200,000

£650 plus VAT

£200,001

£300,000

£750 plus VAT

£300,001

£400,000

£850 plus VAT

£400,001

£500,000

£950 plus VAT

£500,001

£600,000

£1050 plus VAT

£600,001

£700,000

£1150 plus VAT
£700,001

£800,000

£1250 plus VAT

For properties being sold at over £800,000 please contact us to discuss fees. For other types of property, such as Leasehold or unregistered land, please contact us to discuss fees.
In addition, we will charge various disbursements which are fixed fees charged to us by providers of various services. These vary depending on the transaction but for a straightforward matter they will be:-
£6-£12 for Office Copies from HM Land Registry
£20 CHAPS bank transfer fee
If there is a mortgage to discharge, there will be an additional £20 CHAPS bank transfer fee
If there is a 2nd mortgage or additional charge on the property then we would charge an additional £50 plus vat per additional mortgage or charge.
NOTE – WE OFFER A 10% DISCOUNT FOR FIRST TIME BUYERS OR THOSE BUYING WITHOUT A MORTGAGE

Fees for the straightforward purchase of a freehold property which is registered with the Land Registry are:-

Property Sale Price

From

To

Price

Up to

£100,000

£575 plus VAT

£100,001

£150,000

£600 plus VAT

£150,001

£200,000

£650 plus VAT

£200,001

£300,000

£750 plus VAT

£300,001

£400,000

£850 plus VAT

£400,001

£500,000

£950 plus VAT

£500,001

£600,000

£1050 plus VAT

£600,001

£700,000

£1150 plus VAT
£700,001

£800,000

£1250 plus VAT

For properties being purchased at over £800,000 please contact us to discuss fees. or other types of property, such as Leasehold or unregistered land, please contact us to discuss fees.
In addition, we will charge various disbursements which are fixed fees charged to us by providers of various services. These vary depending on the transaction but for a straightforward matter they will be:-
From £20 – £270 (depending on purchase price) – HM Land Registry Registration Fee
£3 – HM Land Registry Search Fee
Local Search Fee – These fees vary depending on the Local Authority the search is made to. As an example, the charge for properties in Cornwall is £208, Plymouth is £92.76 and West Devon Borough Council and South Hams District Council charge £87.82. These fees are subject to variation by the Councils.
£54.36 – Drainage and Water Fee
£61.20 – Environmental Search Fee. The enhanced fee is £99.60 if there may be special risks such as flooding or contaminated land.
£2 per name – Bankruptcy Search (if purchasing with a mortgage).
£20 – CHAPS bank transfer fee
Stamp Duty will be payable in addition to the above fees. This is a fixed fee charged by HM Revenue and Customs. We will discuss this with you as the rates are not straightforward.
NOTE – WE OFFER A 10% DISCOUNT FOR FIRST TIME BUYERS OR THOSE BUYING WITHOUT A MORTGAGE

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