Purchase of Freehold House

Property ValueEstimated FeeVATTotal
Up to 100,000725145870
Up to 150,000775155930
Up to 200,0008501701020
Up to 250,0009001801080
Up to 300,00010002001200
Up to 350,00010752151290
Up to 400,0001,1002201320
Up to 450,0001,1652331398
Up to 500,0001,2252451470
Up to 600,0001,2652531518
Up to 700,0001,3652731638
Up to 800,0001,4652931758
Up to 900,0001,5653131878
Up to 1,000,0001,6653331998
Please note: These fees are a guide – conveyancing fees vary from property to property and can, on occasion, be significantly greater than this guide. If you are buying with the aid of a mortgage, there will be an additional charge of £115 plus VAT for acting on the behalf of your lender.

Our fees cover all of the work required to complete the purchase of your new home, including registration at the Land Registry and the payment of Stamp Duty Land Tax (Stamp Duty) if the property is in England, or Land Transaction Tax (Land Tax) if the property is in Wales.

Example Costs

Purchase of a £200,000 House

Our Fee850
Our Fee (Acting as your lender)125
Bank Charges25
Land Registry (Estimated)100
Searches (Estimated)380


Additional fees, payable to a third party, handled by us.

Standard Disbursements are:

These fees vary from property to property. Contact us to get an accurate figure.

Stamp Duty

This depends on the purchase price of the property. Click below to calculate how much tax you would have to pay.

Here are some frequently asked questions

How long will my property purchase take?

There are many factors involved with the purchase of a house. The average process takes between 8-12 weeks. This can vary based upon all parties in the chain.

What does the fee assume?

Our fee assumes that:

  1. This is a standard transaction and that no unforeseen issues arise including, for example, (but not limited to) a defect in title which requires remedying prior to completion or the preparation of additional documents ancillary to the main transaction.
  2. The transaction is concluded in a timely manner and no unforeseen complications arise.
  3. All parties to the transaction are co-operative and there is no unreasonable delay from third parties providing documentation.
  4. No indemnity policies are required. Additional disbursements may apply if indemnity policies are required.
  5. The seller’s title is already registered at the Land Registry. If not, then there will be additional costs.

What is the process?

The precise stages involved in the purchase of a residential property vary according to the circumstances. However, set below we have set out some of the key stages:

  1. Take your instructions and give you initial advice
  2. Check finances are in place to fund purchase and contact lender’s solicitors if needed
  3. Receive and advise on contract documents
  4. Carry out searches
  5. Obtain further planning documentation if required
  6. Make any necessary enquiries of seller’s conveyancer
  7. Give you advice on all documents and information received
  8. Go through conditions of mortgage offer with you
  9. See you so that you can sign the final contract
  10. Draft Transfer
  11. Advise you on joint ownership
  12. Obtain pre-completion searches
  13. Agree completion date (the date on which you will own the property)
  14. Exchange contracts and notify you that this has happened
  15. Arrange for all monies needed to be received from lender and you
  16. Complete purchase
  17. Deal with payment of Stamp Duty/Land Tax
  18. Deal with application for registration at Land Registry