Our aim is to make your move as stress free as possible allowing you to concentrate on the practical side of moving. We can help guide you through the confusion and complexity involved in buying and selling your house. Your home is possibly the biggest financial investment you will ever make. Our residential conveyancing service is efficient and offers value for money.

Our Conveyancing Department consists of Gavin Mills (Head of Conveyancing) who is a Solicitor with over 15 years of experience, Trevor Marsden, a Conveyancer with over 40 years of experience and Fiona Lamb, a Chartered Legal Executive, with over 30 years of experience. Gavin, Trevor and Fiona have secretarial and administrative support at their respective offices.

Gavin, Fiona and their support staff work from our Prince Edward Road office. Trevor Marsden and his support staff work from our Beach Road office.

FEES

Our fees depend largely on the purchase price or sale price of the property concerned but other factors are sometimes relevant. See below. For a full no obligation quote please use the conveyancing estimate button on our Home page.

SALE FEES

Property value band                            Fees                            Including VAT

Up to £200,000                                    £530.00                       £636.00

£200,001 – £250,000                           £580.00                       £696.00

£250,001 – £350,000                           £630.00                       £756.00

£350,001 – £400,000                           £680.00                       £816.00

£400,001 – £500,000                           £775.00                       £930.00

£500,001 – £1,000,000                        £875.00                       £1050.00

Over £1,000,000                                 price on application

 

Additional sale fees

Telegraphic transfer fee (for redemption of Mortgage)            £  20.00

Land Registry Office Copy Entries fees (per Title)                  £    6.00

Bankruptcy search – unregistered land (per person)              £    2.00

 

PURCHASE FEES

Property value band                            Fees                            With VAT

Up to £200,000                                    £550.00                       £660.00

£200,001 – £250,000                           £600.00                       £720.00

£250,001 – £350,000                           £650.00                       £780.00

£350,001 – £400,000                           £700.00                       £840.00

£400,001 – £500,000                           £800.00                       £960.00

£500,001 – £1,000,000                        £900.00                       £1080.00

Over £1,000,000                                 price on application

 

Additional purchase fees

 

Telegraphic transfer fee                                                          £  20.00

SDLT1 Form                                                                           £  50.00

Help to Buy ISA (per ISA)                                                       £ 50.00

Help to Buy                                                                             £100.00

Search bundle                                                                        £208.00

Land Registry Office Copy Entries fees (per Title)                 £    6.00

Bankruptcy search (per person)                                             £    2.00

The average timescale for a straightforward transaction is around 2 – 3 months. The process can take much longer if certain factors arise. You will be provided with our estimated timescale at the outset.

The current Covid-19 pandemic restrictions may affect the usual timescales in a matter.

 

OTHER TRANSACTIONS

Property value band                            Fees                            With VAT

New Builds up to £200,000                 £850.00                       £1020.00

Shared Ownership up to £200,000     £850.00                       £1020.00

New Builds with Help to Buy up to      £1200.00                     £1440.00

£200,000

Transfer of Equity (no value limit)       £530.00                       £636.00

Re-Mortgage (no value limit)              £530.00                       £636.00