Our conveyancing fees

Silver Shemmings Ash

Our fees are reflective of all the legal work involved in the purchase of your new property. This is made up of two elements;

  • SSA ‘s legal fees
  • Fees payable to third parties known as disbursements.

A fixed fee quote provided at the outset of the transaction is based on numerous factors including property valuation, location and any additional work involved based on the information you provide. A summary of our fees is set out below;

Conveyancing fee scale

Property Value Fee Range Fee Range
£350 – £500k £1,200.00 £1,200.00
£500 – £750k £1,500.00 £1,300.00
£750 – £1m £1,750.00 £1,500.00
£1m plus Price on request Price on request

Additional fees

Leasehold purchase £125.00
Leasehold sale £100.00
Acting for lender £75.00
SDLT Return £95.00
New build £300.00
Shared ownership £300.00
Help to Buy £300.00
Unregistered land £400.00
Mortgage redemption £75.00
TT Fee £15.00
Estimated search fees £260.00
Estimated Land Registry registration fee £270.00
Land Registry priority search fee £3.00
Bankruptcy search fee per person £2.00
Land Registry document fee per document £3.00

The estimates given above do not include stamp duty land tax which pay be payable by your depending on the purchase price of your property, whether you are a first time buyer and whether the property will be your primary residence. We can give you a calculation of your stamp duty liability once we have further information on your circumstances and the property.

Additional fees pay be payable depending on the nature of the property and complexity of the transaction;

  • Notice of transfer and charge fees (leasehold properties)
  • Deed of covenant fees (leasehold properties)
  • Certificate of compliance fee if there is a restriction on the legal title
  • If your lender makes detailed instructions requiring us to deal with matters other than those relating to the title of the property
  • If your lender instructs another firm to act for them.
  • If your lender requires anything other than a simple certificate of title in order to release funds
  • Indemnity insurance required for any title defects or defects in the property.

Our estimated fees assume that the transaction will complete in a timely manner and not become unduly protracted and there are no unreasonable delays from third parties.

Our service will not include advice on the value of the property, suitability of your mortgage and other financial products, physical inspection of the property, planning advice, advice on any contaminated land implications revealed by searches, tax advice other than SDLT.

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