Conveyancing Fees

CONVEYANCING FEES

What are our fees for buying and selling residential properties?  What are our fees for re-mortgaging or transferring equity a residential property?

BUYING AND SELLING

What are our fees?

PROPERTY VALUE FREEHOLD PROPERTY LEASEHOLD PROPERTY
     
£0 – £200,000 £650+VAT £775+VAT
£201,000 – £250,000 £675+VAT £800+VAT
£251,000 – £350,000 £750+VAT £850+VAT
£351,000 – £500,000 £850+VAT £950+VAT
£501,000 – £750,000 £1,000+VAT £1,200+VAT
£751,000 – £1,000,000 £1,200+VAT £1,400+VAT
£1,000,000 plus Price on request Price on request

What do our fees cover?

We handle the entire process for you.  We aim to make it as straightforward as possible for you.

Are there additional costs?

In addition to our fees, there will be costs payable to third parties which are unavoidable.  We will advise you at an early stage what additional costs will be incurred.  The following list is a non exhaustive list of the type of additional costs that will be incurred:

Purchases

  • Stamp Duty Land Tax – for details click here
  • A Land Registration fee Scale 1: Click here for current costs
  • Search fees approximately £300.00*
  • Land Registry pre-completion search £3.00
  • Land Charges Bankruptcy Search £2.00 per name
  • If there is a requirement for monies to be transferred by telegraphic transfer for same day payment there will be an additional charge of £35.00 plus VAT.

Sales: 

  • Official Copy of Register Entries and copy documents from the Land Registry generally approximately £10.00

How long will it take?

This is often beyond our control.  The process is often delayed by “chains” and can only be completed when everyone buying or selling is ready to complete.  Subject to this, a standard sale or purchase can usually be completed in 6-10 weeks.

RE-MORTGAGE OR TRANSFER OF EQUITY

What are our fees?

Our estimated fees are:

SERVICE REQUIRED   FREEHOLD PROPERTY LEASEHOLD PROPERTY
     
RE-MORTGAGE £425+VAT £525+VAT
TRANSFER OF EQUITY £475+VAT £575+VAT

What do our fees cover?

We handle the entire process for you.  We aim to make it as straightforward as possible for you.

Are there additional costs?

In addition to our fees, there will be costs payable to third parties which are unavoidable.  We will advise you at an early stage what additional costs will be incurred.  The following list is a non exhaustive list of the type of additional costs that will be incurred:

  • Official Copy of Register Entries and copy documents from the Land Registry approximately £10.00
  • A transfer of equity may also be subject to Stamp Duty Land Tax

How long will your case take?

The process itself will normally take between 4 and 6 weeks.

Please note

We believe that the information above is accurate.  However, please note that:

  • *The Search fee of £300.00 is a guideline as this can vary depending on the charge imposed by the individual Local and Water Authorities. 
  • Our charges are generally fixed, but we reserve the right to vary the fee should anything unusual or untoward come to light during the course of the transaction. 

Who will deal with your case?

In all cases, your case will be handled by one of our experienced Conveyancing Team.

For expert advice please call:

Conveyancing Team on 01634 575464 (Gillingham Office) or email at: info.gill@bassetssolicitors.co.uk

Conveyancing Team on 01634 400161 (Rochester Office) or email at: info.roch@bassetssolicitors.co.uk

Bassets Solicitors – Conveyancing Fees for Medway, Strood, Rochester, Chatham, Gillingham, Rainham, Gravesend, Dartford, Sittingbourne and Maidstone