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Purchase of a Property (leasehold and freehold)
The information is based on a number of assumptions and particular the fee assumes that:
There may be circumstances when other costs may be incurred due to particular circumstances of your particular transaction, but we will advise you if this becomes the case and will tell you about any additional costs when the arise.
Timings and Stages
How long it will take from your offer being accepted until you can move in to your house will depend on a number of factors. On average the process takes about 6-12 weeks.
It can be quicker or slower, depending on the parties in the chain. For example, if you are purchasing property with a mortgage and also selling without a chain it could take 16 weeks.
Purchase of a leasehold property could take longer as it is necessary to check both the leasehold and freehold titles and management company information.Download PDF
Stages of the process
The precise stages involved in the purchase of a residential property vary according to the circumstances but will typically include:
What happens if the transaction does not complete:
ABORTIVE COSTS STAGE – % of our charge
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