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Below is a list of estimated fees for items which may transpire as the transaction progresses. These fees are per transaction and relate to either a sale or purchase and do not include VAT. They are an estimate only and may be more. This list is not exhaustive and other issues or necessary work may arise which gives rise to additional fees being applied.

Costs for additional Services

Service Cost Service Cost
Statutory Declaration £400 Arranging Indemnity Insurance £100 per indenity
Arranging Additional Searches £100 Freehold Property with Management Company £400
Declaration of Trust £400 Tenanted Property £300
Registering a Declaration of Trust £200 Unregistered Property £400
New Build Property £750 Help to buy Mortgage £400
Fee for dealing with separate lenders Solicitors £650 Obtaining a Duplicate Guarantee or Certificate £100
Share of Freehold owned on Leasehold Property £400 Deed of Covenant £200
Shared Ownership property £400 Leasehold Property £400
Second and subsequent charges £250 per charge Requesting Planning Permissions £150
Returning Mortgage funds to Lender £75 Solar Panel Lease £400
Probate Sale £350 Green Deal Issues £250
Expediting Searches £100 Dealing with restrictions £250
Additional Title £300 per title Management Company Consent/ Certificate £200 per consent/ certificate
Expediting Searches £100 Dealing with restrictions on title £250
Obtaining a Lease, original or copy £100 Notice of Transfer or Mortgage £150 per notice
Gifted deposits £200 per gift Multiple bank transfers sent per transaction £20 per transfer
Auction Sale or Purchase £400 Dealing with more than one management co £250 per company
Non-booked attendance at our offices £50per attendance Translation of document £250-£500 per transaction
New Lease £1000-£1500 Matrimonial sale £300
Raising enquiries from Homebuyers Survey £200-£300 Help to Buy ISA £50 per ISA
Lease Extension £1000-£1500 Complex AML Checks £100
Application to Alter Register £150 Dealing with Service Charge Retentions £250 per retention
Checking Vendor Provided Indemnities £150 per indemnity Acting for Lender £250
Repossessed property £400 Dealing with Bridging loan £750-£1500
Commercial £1000-£2000 Dead of Variation £1000-£1500
Dealing with Insolvency Matters £500-£1000 Lenders Fee £300
Base Legal Fee for subsequent transactions where our no exchange no fee policy does not apply £400
Expedition fees:      
General Expedition/ Priority Fee £400 per transaction Exchange and completion within 7 days of receipt of draft contracts £900+
Completion within 10 working days of exchange of contracts £300 per transaction Exchange and Completion within 28 days of receipt of draft contracts £600
Simultaneous exchange of contracts and completion £450 per transaction    

Your legal fees for an abortive matter where our no exchange no fee policy does not apply, or for matters where our fixed fee does not apply, will depend upon the time spent on your case and the level of correspondence undertaken. Upon conclusion of the matter you file will be costed to ascertain the level of fee payable. The rates charged (exc vat) are: time spent £100 per half hour, letters and emails in £10 each, letters and emails out £20 each, telephone calls made/received £10 each, photocopies £10 in total unless more than 20 in which case 40p per page. These charges include our profit margin and postage. These rates may be increased if the matter requires prioritisation, expedition or becomes more complex than anticipated.