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Conveyancing

We offer a top quality personal conveyancing service for those who are:
  • buying a house; or
  • moving home.
We limit ourselves mainly to freehold conveyancing so that we can offer the best quality service at the right price, and with the necessary speed and efficiency.

A full quotation can be sent by post or email, which will show all the costs and estimated third party payments (such as search fees or stamp duty).

Conveyancing Pricing

Estimates for conveyancing prices are provided at the outset, based on the specific circumstances of a transaction.

This firm acts only where there is no lender involvement. All transactions are handled by the Firm's Principal Jonathan Howe, who qualified as a solicitor in 1995.

Set out below is a rough indication of the likely level of prices for straightforward sales or purchases.

Sales of property only    Price    Price with 20% VAT
Up to 200,000    £575    £690
£200,001 - £400,000    £625    £750
£400,001 - £650,000    £725    £870
Above £650,000    £850    £900
              
Purchase of property    Price    Price with 20% VAT
Up to 200,000    £625    £750
£200,001 - £400,000    £675    £810
£400,001 - £650,000    £800    £960
Above £650,000    £850    £1,020
              
Leasehold sale only    Price    Price with 20% VAT
Up to £500,000    £1,100    £1,320
Above £500,000    £1,500    £1,800
              
Leasehold purchase only    Price    Price with 20% VAT
Up to £500,000    £1,250    £1,500
Above £500,000    £1,750    £2,100

There are third party payments in every sale or purchase. These vary in each case, but an example of usual payments and other fees are:

Additional charges   Price
Searches (estimated)   £250
Land Registry Priority search   £3
Bank Transfer Fee (CHAPS)   £48 including VAT
Land Transaction return fee   £90 including VAT
Stamp Duty Land Tax   Variable with price
Land Registry registration fee   Variable with price
Sales - Land Registry title info   £6 or £9 or £12


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101 Risbygate Street, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 3AA

Telephone: 01284 756822 | Fax: 01284 756823
VAT No 907 9697 67
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Registered with the SRA under entity number 438652