Pricing & Services Information

Residential Conveyancing

Team Details

Our specialist conveyancing team has years of experience in dealing with the purchase and sale of residential property. The team is led and supervised by Arif Barber, Solicitor, who has over 20 years experience in delivering quality work in all matters relating to conveyancing. He is assisted by Kulsum Ismail, conveyancing executive, who has 16 years experience in this field.

Purchase of a Freehold Residential Property

Services

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.

Conveyancer’s Fees and Disbursements

Fixed fee for legal costs – £600 plus VAT*

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

  1. Search Fees
  2. HM Land Registry Fee
  3. Electronic Money Transfer Fee

Estimated Total of Disbursements – £325

Estimated Total Costs including VAT – £1,045

Stamp Duty – this depends on the purchase price of your property. You can calculate the amount you will need to pay by using HMRC’s website – https://www.tax.service.gov.uk/calculate-stamp-duty-land-tax/#/intro .

How long will my house purchase take?

How long it will take from your offer being accepted until you can move in to your house will depend on a number of factors. The average process takes between 6 to 8 weeks. It can be quicker or slower depending on the parties in the chain.

Stages of the Process

  • Take your instructions and give you full 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
  • Make any necessary enquiries of seller’s solicitor
  • Give you advice on all documents and information received
  • 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 if applicable
  • Deal with application for registration at Land Registry

Purchase of a Leasehold Residential Property

Services

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.

Conveyancer’s Fees and Disbursements

Fixed fee for legal costs – £600 plus VAT*

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

  1. Search Fees
  2. HM Land Registry Fee
  3. Electronic Money Transfer Fee

Estimated Total Disbursements – £355

Estimated Total Costs including VAT – £1,075

You should also be aware that ground rent and service charge are likely to apply throughout your ownership of the property. We will confirm the ground rent and the anticipated service charge as soon as we receive this information.

Stamp Duty

This depends on the purchase price of your property. You can calculate the amount you will need to pay by using HMRC’s website – https://www.tax.service.gov.uk/calculate-stamp-duty-land-tax/#/intro .

How long will my house purchase take?

How long it will take from your offer being accepted until you can move in to your house will depend on a number of factors. The average process takes between 6 to 8 weeks. It can be quicker or slower depending on the parties in the chain.

Stages of the Process

Take your instructions and give you full 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
  • Make any necessary enquiries of seller’s solicitor
  • Give you advice on all documents and information received
  • Draft Transfer Deed
  • 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 if applicable
  • Deal with application for registration at Land Registry

Our fee * assumes 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. 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 complications 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

Sale of a Property

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

Conveyancer’s fees and disbursements

Fixed fee for legal costs – £500 plus VAT*

Disbursements are costs related to your matter that are payable to third parties such as Money Transfer Fees. We handle the payment of disbursements on your behalf to ensure a smother process.

  • Redemption fee (if applicable)
  • Postage
  • Bank Transfer fee (if applicable)

Estimated Total Disbursements – £150

Estimated Total Costs including VAT – £750

How long will my house sale take?

How long it will take from your offer depends on a number of factors. The average process takes between 6 to 8 weeks. It can be quicker or slower depending on the parties in the chain.

Stages of the Process

Take your instructions and give you full advice

  • Prepare Contract of Sale
  • Give you advice on all documents and information received
  • Send final contract to you for signature
  • Agree completion date (date on which the property is sold)
  • Exchange contracts and notify you that this has happened
  • Complete sale

Our fee * assumes that:-

  1. This is a standard transaction and that no unforeseen matters arise including for example (but not limited to) complication with title
  2. The transaction is concluded in a timely manner and no unforeseen complications arise
  3. All parties to the transaction are co-operative and there is no unreasonable delay from third parties providing documentation
  4. No indemnity policies are required. Additional disbursements may apply if indemnity policies are required