Pricing for Buying or Selling a Property

Our costs are set out below. Alternatively, contact us by clicking the 'Get a quote' button on our Property page, and we can email or telephone you with the fixed costs for buying or selling your property.

Sale

Freehold Leasehold
Under £500,000 £810 + VAT £810 + VAT
Over £500,000 £860 + VAT £860 + VAT
Over £860,000 0.1% of Value + VAT
CHAPS Transfer £25 + VAT Per Transfer
Disbursements
Office Copy Entries* £6 £15

*Can be higher if more documents required to be ordered from Land Registry at the cost of £3.00 per document

Purchase

Freehold Leasehold
Under £500,000 £810 + VAT £810 + VAT
Over £500,000 £860 + VAT £860 + VAT
Over £860,000 0.1% of Value + VAT
CHAPS Transfer £25 + VAT Per Transfer
Electronic Registration with HM Land Registry £45 + VAT
Search pack* £200 Approx
Pre-Completion title check £3 Per Title
Bankruptcy Search £2 Per Person
Lawyer Check Search £14.40
HM Land Registry Fee See table below
*Search fees vary from local authority to local authority and can be both higher and lower than the figures quoted. The exact figures will be confirmed once the searches are ordered through our agent.

Remortgage

Fees
Legal Fees £475 + VAT
CHAPS Transfer £25 + VAT
Electronic Registration with HM Land Registry £45 + VAT
Disbursements
Office Copy Entries* £6
Pre-Completion title check £3 per title
Bankruptcy Search £2 Per Person
HM Land Registry Fee See table below

*Can be higher if more documents required to be ordered from Land Registry at the cost of £3.00 per document. If a transfer of equity is proposed jointly with a re-mortgage then please discuss with us as further fees will be payable dependant on the nature of the transaction

HM Land Registry Fees (Buying)

Property Value Fee-Postal applications and New Leases Fee – Electronic Applications
£0 – 80,000 £40 £20
£80,001 – 100,000 £80 £40
£100,001 – 200,000 £190 £95
£200,001 – 500,000 £270 £135
£500,001 – 1,000,000 £540 £270
£1,000,001 and over £910 £455

HM Land Registry Fees (Buying)

Scale 2 (Not for Value and charges) New Lease, Transfer Part & First Registration Whole Title
Up to £100k £40 £20
£ 100,001 – 200K £60 £30
£ 200,001 – 500K £80 £40
£ 500,001 – 1mil £120 £60
Over 1mil £250 £125

Stamp Duty Land Tax / Land Transaction Tax

This depends on the purchase price of your property. You can calculate the amount you will need to pay by using HMRC’s website or if the property is located in Wales by using the Welsh Revenue Authority’s website here.

Additional Fees

If the property falls into one of the categories below it will incur these additional legal fees

Share of freehold £175 + VAT
Retirement Property £100 + VAT
Shared ownership £100 + VAT
Help to Buy ISA £50 + VAT
Newbuild (Purchase Only)
£100 + VAT Help to Buy
Equity Loan £250 + VAT
Buy to Let already occupied £150 + VAT

Anticipated Disbursements

Notice of Transfer / Charge £30-90 Per Notice
Deed of Covenant £100-£200
Certificate of Compliance £100-£200
Licence to Assign £200-£475
Freeholder Replies to Enquiries £100-£350

For more information about on our pricing please contact us on 020 8866 1820 or email our specialist Property team on [email protected] and we would be happy to assist.