Sale – Freehold Purchase – Freehold
Up to £150,000 £495-£795 £595-£895
£150,001 -£300,000 £595-£895 £695-£995
£300,001-£500,000 £695-£995 £795-£1095
£500,001-£750,000 £795-£1295 £895-£1399
£750,001 + £POA £POA
ID Charge (Electronic AML check) £45

Mortgage/Remortgage

£1-£150,000 £395-£795
£150,001 -£300,000 £495-£895
£300,001-£500,000 £595-£995
£500,001-£750,000 £695-£1249
£750,001 + £POA
ID Charge (Electronic AML check) £45

These fee estimates do not include disbursements that are paid on your behalf to third parties such as the Land Registry. The fees quoted above do not apply to leasehold transactions, for the additional amount payable for a leasehold sale/purchase please see the “Additional Fees Chargeable” section below on the page.

Although we operate on a fixed fee basis if additional unforeseen work is required our fees can be changed but we will write to you to confirm this. We do not anticipate that any additional costs that would be reasonably included are not included in the quote above, if required, then we will write to you separately in relation to any additional work.

We do not foresee that any services that a client might reasonably expect to be included in the total costs are not included in the quotes above.

Please contact us for a full quotation and we will ensure that a full breakdown of these is provided to you in your quotation. Please note that discounts can be applied at the discretion of the Partners of the practice. Please note that if your transaction involves additional work carried out which was not anticipated at the outset of the transaction or is in addition to the fees quoted at the outset of the transaction then the following charges can apply.

Additional Fees Chargeable

Leasehold sale/purchase/remortgage up to £750,000 £195-£495
Indemnity contribution £40
SDLT Fee £75-£125
TT FEE £30
Mortgage lender fee £95-195
Indemnity Insurance £75
Shared ownership £200-£395
Gifted deposit fee £100
Help to Buy ISA fee (per applicant) £75
Declaration of Trust £POA
Unregistered title £200-£395
Statutory Declaration form £125
Home appointments £TBC
The merger of leasehold and freehold title on registration £75
New Build £POA

If there are any aspects of the transaction that are chargeable but not included in the above list you will be advised as soon as possible.

Disbursements

On a typical freehold sale, the disbursements normally include office copy entries priced at £3.00 (inc. VAT) and a title plan also priced at £3.00 (inc. VAT). On a leasehold sale, there is likely to be an additional cost for obtaining the Management Pack, although this varies it is normally between £100 (inc. VAT) to £400 (inc. VAT). On a purchase, the disbursements may vary but you will be provided with a full breakdown in your initial quotation.

There are various factors that can add to the complications of any particular case, this can affect the cost of your transaction as well as the estimated timetable for completion. These can include:

  • Defective Title
  • Adverse search results
  • AML regulation compliance
  • Unregistered title to a property
  • New build properties
  • Shared ownership properties
  • Lease extensions
  • Deceased estate
  • Mortgage in possession

Although this list is not exhaustive.

Please check the following site for details of stamp duty payable: https://www.gov.uk/stamp-duty-land-tax/residential-property-rates

In addition to this, there is likely to be search fees which will be included in your quote and a Land Registry fee which will be payable to the Land Registry the details of which can be found at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/hm-land-registry-registration-services-fees. For details of what is included in relation to the service we provide, please refer to the tabs under conveyancing above. For likely timescales in respect of the types of conveyancing work we carry out, please see the individual tabs under the conveyancing header above.

Please note prices will vary dependent upon the Grade of Fee earner instructed to carry out your transaction hence the variations above. Expedited matters or particularly complicated matters may attract additional fees which are not included in these estimations and we will advise you of these at the earliest possible opportunity.  All prices, including the disbursements, are subject to VAT (20%) at the rate in force at that time.

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ESN Solicitors

267-273 High Street

Erdington, Birmingham

B23 6SR

T: 0121 377 7773

F: 0121 377 6621

E: info@esnsolicitors.com

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Contact Us

ESN Solicitors

267-271 High Street

Erdington, Birmingham

B23 6SR

T: 0121 377 7773

F: 0121 377 6621

E: info@esnsolicitors.co.uk

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