Residential Conveyancing & Pricing

Worried about that move? Don't know what is going to happen and when? It pays to get the right help at the right time.

Let us look after you. Our friendly and experienced team will explain everything you need to know at every stage of the transaction. First class service and advice is guaranteed.

Moving home is one of the most stressful experiences we are faced with in modern day living. Here at Smith and Graham we have a dedicated professional team to help guide you through the whole process.

 

Sharon Crosby

Sharon Crosby is a Licensed Conveyancer and the Head of our Residential Conveyancing Department.  She is born and bred in Hartlepool but now resides in Stockton.

Sharon has worked within legal practice for over 30 years, twenty years of which has been spent dealing with a wide range of property matters across many areas of England but particularly Hartlepool, Teesside and County Durham. 

Sharon is used to dealing with volume conveyancing and very much loves a challenge!

Andrea Tudball

Andrea first joined Smith & Graham in 1990 and left in 2006 to start her family, rejoining the residential conveyancing team as a Conveyancing Assistant in 2011.  Andrea has several years experience working within conveyancing and enjoys this area of work.

Diane McKenner

Diane joined Smith and Graham in March 2018 and previously had 6 years experience working in this area.

 

Pricing

Any work we carry out will be based on a fixed fee. The amount we charge will depend if your matter is a sale or purchase and the cost of the property. Other charges you will need to consider are also dependant upon a number of factors. Please read our guide below for pricing information and further costs that you may incur.

 

Conveyancing prices for sale of property

Price of property up to

Basic Fee

Vat

Office Copy Entry

Electronic Bank Transfer Fee (EFT)

Total

£125,000

£400.00

£80.00

£6.00

£30.00

£516.00

£175,000

£425.00

£85.00

£6.00

£30.00

£546.00

£250,000

£475.00

£95.00

£6.00

£30.00

£606.00

£350,000

£525.00

£105.00

£6.00

£30.00

£666.00

£500,000

£575.00

£115.00

£6.00

£30.00

£726.00

£700,000

£700.00

£140.00

£6.00

£30.00

£876.00

 

Conveyancing prices for purchases of property

(Prices are based on one person please add £2 per extra person on total price)

Price

Up to

Legal Fee

Vat

Mortgage Admin Fee

Land Reg.

Fee

EFT

Fee

Local/Water and Environmental Search

Chancel Insurance

SDLT

Fee

OS1 Priority Search Fee

Bankruptcy Search Fee

Total

£80,000

£410.00

£82.00

£100

£20.00

£30.00

£195.80/ £242.80

£15.00

£60.00

£3.00

£2.00 per person

£815.80/ £862.8

£100,000

£425.00

£85.00

£100

£40.00

£30.00

£195.80/ £242.80

£15.00

£60.00

£3.00

£2.00 per person

£853.80/ £900.80

£125,000

£450.00

£90.00

£100

£95.00

£30.00

£195.80/ £242.80

£15.00

£60.00

£3.00

£2.00 per person

£938.80/ £985.80

£200,000

£460.00

£92.00

£100

£95.00

£30.00

£195.80/ £242.80

£15.00

£60.00

£3.00

£2.00 per person

£950.80/ £997.08

£250,000

£500.00

£100.00

£100

£135.00

£30.00

£195.80/ £242.80

£40.00

£60.00

£3.00

£2.00 per person

£1063.80/ £1110.80

£350,000

£550.00

£110.00

£100

£135.00

£30.00

£195.80/ £242.80

£40.00

£60.00

£3.00

£2.00 per person

£1123.80/

£1272.80

£500,000

£600.00

£120.00

£100

£135.00

£30.00

£195.80/ £242.80

£40.00

£60.00

£3.00

£2.00 per person

£1183.80/

£1332.80

£700,000

£700.00

£140.00

£100

£270.00

£30.00

£195.80/ £242.80

£40.00

£60.00

£3.00

£2.00 per person

£1438.80/

£1587.80

 

Referral Fees

Our referral fees range between £0 and £250. Our average fee is approximately £150.

Fees are dependent upon who made the referral.  

 

Usual Extras Include

£50 + Vat – Help to Buy ISA

£75 + Vat – Help to Buy Equity Loan

£75 + Vat – Declaration of Trust

£75 + Vat – New Build

£300 + Vat + Disbursements – Council House Purchase

£300 + Vat + Disbursements – Transfer of Equity

 

Searches can take between 21 and 28 days and the cost is subject to which supplier is used.

The initial paperwork takes approximately 48 hours to be issued once estate agents particulars are received.

Completions can take approximately 6 to 8 weeks if you do not require a mortgage or 8 to 12 weeks if you do require a mortgage. Please be aware that this will also depend upon the chain and if there are complications the time scale could increase.

 

 

Stamp Duty on 1 Property.

Fee

Value

0%

Up To £125,000

2%

From £125,001 to £250,000

5%

From £250,001 to £925,000

10%

From £925,001 to £1,500,000

12%

Over £1,500,000

 

 

0% For 1st Time Buyers

For first £300,000 up to £500,000

 

Stamp Duty on 2nd Property or Buy to Let

Fee

Value

0%

Up To £40,000

3%

From £40,001 to £125,000

5%

From £125,001 to £250,000

8%

From £250,001 to £925,000

13%

From £925,001 to £1,500,000

15%

Over £1,500,000

For further information on stamp duty please visit:  https://www.gov.uk/stamp-duty-land-tax

 

** All Prices are subject to change. Correct as of 04/12/2018 **

 

Note; If your matter requires additional work that is not included in the estimate, you will be informed of this and what additional costs will be at the earliest possible time. Matters typically exceeding the quoted fee when they are particularly complicated, for example where a lease has to be exhausted as part of the purchase of a leasehold property, or when there are issues on the title.

 

 

 

 

 

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