We are specialists in helping you to buy or sell your property so whether you are buying your first home or are moving home or are buying an investment property, we have the experience and expertise to ensure that the process is dealt with in a manner that will drive the process forward to a successful outcome in accordance with your timescales and not ours.
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.
All fees are exclusive of VAT
This depends on the purchase price of your property. You can calculate the amount you will need to pay by using HMRC or WRA Website.https://www.gov.uk/stamp-duty-land-tax/residential-property-rates
This depends on the purchase price of your property. You can calculate the amount you will need to pay by looking at the Land Registry Website.https://www.gov.uk/guidance/hm-land-registry-registration-services-fees
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.
This list of fees set out above is not exhaustive and other disbursements may apply to your transaction. We will update you on the specific fees that will be incurred for your transaction upon receipt of your Contract Papers from the sellers solicitors or receipt of your mortgage offer.
If the Property is Leasehold there will be an additional Conveyancer fee:
*These fees vary from property to property and can on occasion be significantly more than the ranges given above. We can give you an accurate figure once we have sight of your specific documents.
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 this we receive this information.
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 on average 22 weeks.
It can be quicker or slower, depending on the parties in the chain and your circumstances. For example, a cash purchase of a property with no chain will usually be quicker.
However, if you are buying a leasehold property that requires an extension of the lease, this can take significantly longer. In such, a situation additional charges would apply.
The precise stages involved in the purchase of a residential property vary according to the circumstances. However, below we have set out some key stages in the process: