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Sale of a Property (leasehold and freehold)

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Our fees cover all of the legal work required to complete the sale of the property based in England & Wales.

The information is based on a number of assumptions and in particular the fee assumes that:

  • this is a standard transaction and that no unforeseen matters arise including for example (but not limited to) a defect in title or lease which requires remedying prior to completion or the preparation of additional documents ancillary to the main transaction
  • the transaction is concluded in a timely manner and no unforeseen complication arise
  • all parties to the transaction are co-operative and there is no unreasonable delay from third parties providing documentation

Sales

From To Freehold Leasehold
£0 £200,000 £950 (+£190) £1,150 (+£230)
£200,000 £300,000 £1,000 (+£200) £1,200 (+£240)
£300,000 £400,000 £1,050 (+£210) £1,250 (+£250)
£400,000 £500,000 £1,100 (+£220) £1,300 (+£260)
£500,000 £600,000 £1,300 (+£260) £1,500 (+£300)
£600,000 £750,000 £1,450 (+£290) £1,650 (+£330)
£750,000 £1,000,000 £1,550 (+£310) £1,750 (+£350)
£1,000,000 plus refer refer

Plus disbursements 

Fees relating to additional tasks 

SDLT forms £30 (+£6)
Each additional Management Company involved for Leaseholds £50 (+£10)
Declaration of Trust £150 (+£30)
Statutory Declaration & Indemnity insurance (ie lack of easement)  £150 (+£30)
Help to Buy ISA (per ISA) £50 (+£10)
Help to Buy Scheme (Government Scheme) £250 (+£50)
Shared Ownership £250 (+£50)
New build properties £250 (+£50)
Transfer of Equity (no mortgage) £350 (+£70)
Transfer of Equity (with mortgage) £575 (+£115)
Mortgage / Remortgage (properties up to £500k) £550 (+£110)
(properties over £500k) £750 (+£150)
Equity Release £750 (+£150)

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 they arise.

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TIMINGS AND STAGES

How long it will take from the offer being accepted until you can move in to your house will depend on a number of factors. On average the process takes between 6-12weeks.

It can be quicker or slower, depending on the parties in the chain.

Stages of the process

The precise stages involved in the purchase of a residential property vary according to the circumstances but will typically include:

  • Obtain up-to-date ID
  • Take your instructions and give you initial advice
  • Review title documents
  • Prepare contract documents
  • Obtain the management pack
  • Dealing with enquiries raised by your buyer’s Solicitors and liaising with you as necessary in order to respond to them;
  • Exchanging contracts;
  • Approving the transfer deed received from the buyer’s solicitors;
  • Completing your sale;
  • Dealing with all post-completion matters, particularly repaying any outstanding mortgages or loans;
  • Accounting to you for the proceeds.

What happens if the transaction does not complete:

Abortive Costs Stage  – % of our charge

  • Prior to draft documentation: 20%
  • Upon commencement of drafting documentation or documents being received: 70%
  • Upon finalising the draft documentation: 90%

Your sale of a property (leasehold and freehold) team are...

Karen MarinerConveyancer

Karen is a Conveyancer in our Residential Property team

Margaret HalliwellConveyancer

Margaret is a Conveyancer in our Residential Property Team

Amy PierceConveyancer

Amy is a Conveyancer in our Residential Property team

Christine ChantSolicitor

Christine is a Solicitor in our Residential Property team

Kitsons Solicitors - Jenna Hamilton-Pursglove

Jenna Hamilton-PursglovePartner and Head of Residential Property

Jenna is a Partner and Head of our Residential Property team in Exeter

Kitsons Solicitors - Rebecca Miles

Rebecca KiftTrainee Licenced Conveyancer

Rebecca is a Trainee Licenced Conveyancer in our Residential Property team in Exeter

Kitsons Solicitors - Lucy Alford

Lucy AlfordLegal Secretary

Lucy is a Legal Secretary in our Residential Property team in Exeter

Kitsons Solicitors - Sophie Carruthers

Sophie CarruthersTrainee Chartered Legal Executive

Sophie is a Trainee Chartered Legal Executive in our Residential team

Kitsons Solicitors - Samantha Gregory

Samantha GregoryLegal Secretary

Samantha is a Legal Secretary in our Residential Property team in Plymouth

Kitsons Solicitors - Alana Nightingale

Alana NightingaleLegal Assistant

Alana is a Legal Assistant in our Residential Property team in Torquay

Hilary Conte

Hilary ConteLegal Support Assistant

Hilary is a Legal Support Assistant in our Residential Property team

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