Residential Sale Estimated Charges

Conveyancing Estimated Charges

RESIDENTIAL FREEHOLD SALE

Our fees cover all of the work* required to complete the sale of your property.

Conveyancer’s fees

  • Legal fee up to 0.5% of the value of the transaction plus VAT and where your matter is a special case there will be an additional charge (see below)
You may incur an additional charge where your matter falls into the following special cases:
  • Contract races
  • New builds
  • Synchronised chains
  • Auctions
Please note this list is not exhaustive. Please contact us with your circumstances for more information.

Disbursements

Disbursements are costs related to your matter that are payable to third parties, such as Land Registry fees. We handle the payment of the disbursements on your behalf to ensure a smoother process

  • Land Registry document £3
  • Estate agent’s fees – from 1-3% of the value of the transaction
The precise stages involved in the sale of a residential freehold property vary according to the circumstances but generally include the following:
  • Taking your instructions and giving you initial advice
  • Prepare the draft contract pack and all associated documents
  • Reply to enquiries raised by the buyer’s solicitor
  • Send final contract to you for signature
  • Send the transfer to you for signature
  • Agree completion date (date from which you own the property)
  • Exchange contracts and notify you that this has happened
  • Complete sale
  • Redeem any mortgages and account to you with the balance sale proceeds
  • Pay any estate agents fees

RESIDENTIAL LEASEHOLD SALE

Our fees cover all of the work* required to complete the sale of your property.

Conveyancer’s fees

  • Legal fee up to 0.5% of the value of the transaction plus VAT and where your matter is a special case there will be an additional charge (see below)
You may incur an additional charge where your matter falls into the following special cases:
  • Contract races
  • New builds
  • Synchronised chains
  • Auctions
Please note this list is not exhaustive. Please contact us with your circumstances for more information.

Disbursements

Disbursements are costs related to your matter that are payable to third parties, such as Land Registry fees. We handle the payment of the disbursements on your behalf to ensure a smoother process

  • Land Registry document £3
  • Estate agent’s fees – from 1-3% of the value of the transaction
  • Managing agent’s pack or replies to leasehold property enquiries from your landlord – depends on the Landlord/Managing agent
  • Taking your instructions and giving you initial advice
  • The precise stages involved in the sale of a residential leasehold property vary according to the circumstances but generally include the following:
  • Taking your instructions and giving you initial advice
  • Prepare the draft contract pack and all associated documents
  • Obtain the managing agent’s pack or landlord’s replies to leasehold property enquiries
  • Apply for licence to assign if the lease requires
  • Reply to enquiries raised by the buyer’s solicitor
  • Send final contract to you for signature
  • Send the transfer to you for signature
  • Agree completion date (date from which you own the property)
  • Exchange contracts and notify you that this has happened
  • Complete sale
  • Redeem any mortgages and account to you with the balance sale proceeds
  • Pay any estate agents fees 
* Our fees assume that:
  1. this is a standard transaction and that no unforeseen matters arise including for example (but not limited to) a defect in title which requires remedying prior to completion or the preparation of additional documents ancillary to the main transaction
  2. in the case of a leasehold interest, this is the assignment of an existing lease and is not the grant of a new lease
  3. the transaction is concluded in a timely manner and no unforeseen complication arise
  4. all parties to the transaction are co-operative and there is no unreasonable delay from third parties providing documentation
  5. no indemnity policies are required. Additional disbursements may apply if indemnity policies are required.