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All instructions prior to this date please see the cost information on the page below

Freehold Sale

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Freehold Purchase

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Leasehold Purchase

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Re-mortgaging & Equity Release

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Purchase of a Freehold 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 you wish to buy is in Wales.

Base legal fees

Property Price

Estimated charges (ex. VAT)

Estimated charges (inc. VAT)

£750.00 + VAT

£900.00 inc.VAT

£0 - £150,000.00

£150,000.01 - £220,00.00

£825.00 + VAT

£990.00 inc.VAT

£220,000.01 - £300,000.00

£925.00 + VAT

£1,110.00 inc.VAT

£300,00.01 - £400,000.00

£1,050.00 + VAT

£1,260.00 inc.VAT

£400,000.01 - £500,000.00

£1,200.00 + VAT

£1,440.00 inc.VAT

£500,000.01 - £750,000.00

£1,350.00 + VAT

£1,620.00 inc.VAT

£750,000.01 - £1,000,000.00

£1,500.00 + VAT

£1,800.00 inc.VAT

£1,000,000.01 and above

£1,750.00 +VAT

£2,100.00 inc.VAT

PLEASE NOTE - If a transaction becomes particularly complicated or protracted, we may increase the level of our estimate, although we will only do so having told you first

ID Verification charge (Anti-Money Laundering check):£30.00 per individual (inclusive of VAT)


We are required to complete ID verification checks on each client involved with your matter and we charge an administrative fee of £25.00 plus VAT (£30.00 Inc. VAT) for each check. This is required to be completed prior to work beginning on your matter, more information about the process and who will be required to provide ID documents can be found in The Identification & Anti-Money Laundering Regulations on the about us page under our operating policies.



Additional legal fees for mortgage: £200.00 plus VAT (£240.00 Inclusive of VAT)


These costs are for dealing with the requirements of the mortgage lender but are payable by the person buying the property.



Search fees: £375.00 - £500.00 (inclusive of VAT)


This means the local search, drainage search, environmental search and metalliferous mining search and the level of these costs can depend on the exact location and size of the property. Disbursements which are paid to third-parties are not set by us and are liable to increase between estimate and your searches being applied for.



HM Land Registry registration fee: £20.00 - £1105.00 (non-vatable)


This will be dependent on the value of the property and whether an application can be made via the Land Registry Portal.



Stamp Duty Land Tax (on purchase)


This depends on the purchase price of your property. You can calculate the amount you will need to pay by using HMRC's website or if the property is in Wales by using the Welsh Revenue Authority’s website. We also charge an administrative fee of £40.00 plus VAT (£48.00 Inc. VAT) for completing and submitting the forms.



Disbursements


Disbursements are costs related to your matter that are payable to third parties, such as search & electronic transfer fees. We handle the payment of the disbursements on your behalf to ensure a smoother process. Disbursements which are paid to third-parties are not set by us and are liable to increase between estimate and your searches being applied for.



Electronic money transfer fee: £25.00 Plus VAT (£30.00 inclusive of VAT)


This is made up of a disbursement of £15 plus VAT being the fee charged to us by our bank for transferring funds electronically and an administrative fee of £10 plus VAT.



Land Registration searches and bankruptcy searches: £3.00 -£6.00 (non-vatable)


These searches are carried out immediately prior to completion.



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