Our services are offered on a fixed fee, “no move no fee” basis which means that if you don’t end up completing a transaction then we won’t charge you for our legal work (although this doesn’t include any 3rd party expenses).
Just complete our contact form, with a few details and we’ll email you a personalised estimate of costs relating to your specific circumstances.
Here is an illustration of the likely estimated costs involved in the purchase of a freehold property for £235,000:
|VAT on legal fees||90.00|
|Stamp Duty Land Tax submission||85.00|
|Bank transfer fee||45.00|
|VAT on supplements||38.00|
Likely 3rd party expenses
|Search bundle||300.00 (approx.)|
|Land Registry fees||135.00|
|Land Registry searches||10.00 (approx.)|
|Stamp Duty Land Tax||see below|
- The above illustration is based on a freehold property. If you are buying a leasehold property an additional charge will apply.
- Stamp Duty Land Tax may be payable on the purchase of a property. For full details of how much is payable in your specific circumstances please visit https://www.gov.uk/stamp-duty-land-tax
- We do enter into referral agreements. Where this is applicable you will be advised when you ask us to go ahead. Our average referral fee is approx. £250+VAT.
Stamp duty land tax submission – our fee for completing your stamp duty land tax return to the Inland Revenue via their secure website. Please note that the Revenue require a return to be made in every case, even where no stamp duty is payable.
ID fee – this is our fee for checking and verifying your identity online, which usually avoids the need for you to visit us with or send to us your original identity documents.
E-conveyancing fee – this is our fee for providing a range of online facilities including our case management system, online legal indemnity insurance and access to the land registry e-conveyancing portal.
Search bundle – this includes a local authority search, a water & drainage search and an environmental search
Land Registry Fees
Land Registry fees – If the property you are buying is brand new or currently unregistered at Land Registry, then a higher Land Registry fee will apply. In the above example the higher fee would be £270.
Land Registry searches
Land Registry searches – searches carried out at the Land Registry before completion for your protection
Chancel Insurance - A one-off insurance premium to protect you and any mortgage lender against a claim for chancel repair contributions.