Our fees cover all of the legal work required to complete the sale of your home, including discharging any mortgages.
Conveyancers’ fees depend on the complexity of the transaction.
By way of an example the sale of a £400,000 property would incur the following fees and disbursements.
|Electronic money transfer fee||£30|
Disbursements are costs related to your purchase that are payable to third parties, such as search fees and Land Registry fees. We handle the payment of the disbursements on your behalf to ensure a smoother process.
|HM Land Registry fees (this is for leasehold and freehold title)||£12|
There are certain disbursements which will be set out in the individual lease relating to the Property. The disbursements which we anticipate will apply are set out separately below. This list is not exhaustive and other disbursements may apply depending on the term of the lease. We will update you on the specific fees upon receipt and review of the lease from the seller's solicitors.
|Management company’s information pack [Form LPE1]. This gives the buyer information on the level of service charge and Notice fees and the general running and management of the leasehold estate. Often the fee is between||£250- £500|
|Possibly in addition a separate information pack may be required from the Landlord. Often the fee is between||£250 - £500|
Stages of the process
The precise stages involved in the sale of a residential property vary according to the circumstances. However, the following is an outline of typical stages:
How long will my house sale take?
How long it will take from your offer being accepted until you can move out of your house will depend on a number of factors. The average process takes between 8- 20 weeks.
It can be quicker or slower, depending on the parties in the chain. For example, if you the buyer does not have a related sale, with a mortgage in principle, it could take 8 weeks.
Our example fee assumes that:
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;
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