Our fees cover all of the work* required to complete the sale of your home, including dealing with the repayment of any mortgages that you have on your property.
The precise stages involved in the sale of a residential freehold or leasehold property vary according to the circumstances. However, the list below highlights the main stages which may be included in our work:
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Our fees are based on the value of the property to be sold. As an example our fees and disbursements ** for a £180k freehold sale are as set out below;
|Electronic ID verification fee (if we haven’t acted for you in last 3 years)||
|Electronic money transfer fee (to repay any mortgage)||
|VAT payable on fees||
|HM Land Registry fees||
Unlike some firms we do not charge an additional legal fee for dealing with your mortgage. We also do not pay referral fees to estate agents or third parties.
Please note that if the property is leasehold a further legal fee of £265 + VAT (£318 in total) will be charged for the extra work involved in dealing with the leasehold aspect.
* The above estimated fees are given on the basis that the following points apply;
** What are Disbursements?
Disbursements are costs related to your matter that are payable to third parties, such as H M Land Registry fees. We handle the payment of the disbursements on your behalf to ensure a smoother process.
How long will my house sale take?
From accepting your buyers’ offer to your house sale going through will depend on a number of factors. The average process takes between 6-12 weeks. It can be quicker or slower, depending on the parties in the chain.