Conveyancing Fees

Purchase of a Freehold Residential

Our fees cover all of the work required to complete the purchase of your new home, including dealing with registration at the Land Registry and dealing with the payment of Stamp Duty Land Tax (Stamp Duty) if the property is in England, or Land Transaction Tax (Land Tax) if the property you wish to buy is in Wales.

  • Legal fee £850 plus vat (£190)
  • Search fees £200 plus vat (£42.80)
  • HM Land Registry fee £120-£190 (depending on the property value)
  • Electronic money transfer fee £35 plus vat (£8)
  • Land Registry Priority search fee £15
  • Bankruptcy Search Fee £10 plus vat (£2)
  • Office Copies £15
  • Completing Stamp duty fee if necessary £40
  • Lawyer Checker (checking the account of the seller’s Solicitor) £10 plus vat (£2)
  • Anti-money Laundering check £10 plus vat (£2)
  • Subtotal (or just this figure) £1470.80
  • Estimated total: £1470.80

Stages of the process

The precise stages involved in the purchase of a residential property vary according to the circumstances. However, below we have suggested some key stages that you may wish to include:

  • Take your instructions and give you initial advice.
  • Check finances are in place to fund purchase and contact lender's solicitors if needed.
  • Receive and advise on contract documents.
  • Carry out searches.
  • Obtain further planning documentation if required.
  • Make any necessary enquiries of seller's solicitor.
  • Give you advice on all documents and information received.
  • Go through conditions of mortgage offer with you.
  • Send final contract to you for signature.
  • Agree completion date (date from which you own the property).
  • Exchange contracts and notify you that this has happened.
  • Arrange for all monies needed to be received from lender and you.
  • Complete purchase.
  • Deal with payment of Stamp Duty/Land Tax.
  • Deal with application for registration at Land Registry.

Purchase of a leasehold residential property

Our fees cover all the work required to complete the purchase of your new home, including dealing with registration at the Land Registry and dealing with the payment of Stamp Duty Land Tax (Stamp Duty) if the property is in England, or Land Transaction Tax (Land Tax) if the property is in Wales.

Conveyancer's fees and disbursements

  • Legal fee £850 plus vat (£190)
  • Fee for acting on behalf of the mortgage lender £90
  • Search fees £200 plus vat (£42.80)
  • HM Land Registry fee £130-£190 (depending on the property value)
  • Electronic money transfer fee £40 plus vat (£8)
  • Land Registry Priority search fee £20
  • Bankruptcy Search Fee £10 plus vat (£2)
  • Office Copies £20
  • Completing Stamp duty fee if necessary £40
  • Lawyer Checker (checking the account of the seller’s Solicitor) £10 plus vat (£2)
  • Anti-money Laundering check £10 plus vat (£2)
  • Subtotal (or just this figure) £1570.80

We provide quality conveyancing services at minimal cost.