Conveyancing Solicitors in Manchester, Blackburn & Lancashire
Conveyancing might be a term you’re unfamiliar with. Essentially, it means 'to transfer ownership of a property from one person to another'.
At Curtis Law Solicitors, our experts understand the stress and complexity of buying or selling a property and how important a smooth transaction is for you, which is why we work diligently to ensure requirements are met within an agreed time frame, quickly and efficiently. We have offices across Blackburn and Manchester so no matter where you are in the North West we are here for you.
Our residential conveyancing services include:
- Buying or selling of residential property
- Buying and selling of leasehold flats with management packs
- Purchase of a new build
- Deed of gift
- Transfer of equity
- Plot Sale
- Buy to let
- Right to Buy
Our Team has in excess of 50 years combined experience in all elements and aspects of conveyancing. Led by Juber Deriwala the Conveyancing team has assisted thousands of clients in buying or selling their homes, freehold, leasehold and shared ownership.
If the conveyancing matter is straightforward the matter can be concluded within weeks. However, if complications arise, or delay, this will impact on the timeframe but we would keep you fully advised of any delay, the reasons and what we are doing to reduce the delay so far as we can.
Our Conveyancing Fees
The following sets out the conveyancing fees for the sale or purchase of a residential property. Please note that the cost will vary dependent on the purchase value of your property and a list of our average fees is below.
House Price Our Fees
Up to £250,000.00 £745 + VAT
£250,000.00 - £500,000.00 £845 + VAT
£500,000.00 - £750,000.00 £945 + VAT
£750,000.00 - £1,000,000.00 £1,045.00 + VAT
£1,000,000.00 - £3,000,000.00 £1,145.00 + VAT
VAT is currently charged at 20%
What Do the Cost Include?
Our fees cover all of the work required to complete the purchase of your new home, including processing the registration at the Land Registry and dealing with the payment of Stamp Duty Land Tax (Stamp Duty) if the property is in England, or Land Transaction Tax (Land Tax) if the property you wish to buy is in Wales.
Additional fees or disbursements
These are costs related to your matter that are payable to third parties, such as Land Registry fees, Inland Revenue, Estate Agents and the Council. Curtis Law Solicitors will handle the payment of the disbursements on your behalf to ensure a smoother process.
Please note that these fees can vary depending on the property, in addition to the above sometimes Properties are subject to Estate Fee, management companies fees to third parties or freeholders, we can only give you a better idea of these once we have further details on your individual circumstances and carrying out title checks.
Current Registration Fees
- HM Land Registry Fee: HM Land Registry: Registration Services fees - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
- Notice of Transfer fee – This fee if chargeable is set out in the lease. Often the fee is between £100 – £300+VAT
- Notice of Charge fee (if the property is to be mortgaged) – This fee is set out in the lease. Often the fee is between £100 – £300+VAT
- Deed of Covenant fee – This fee is provided by the management company for the property and can be difficult to estimate. Often it is between £100 – 300+VAT.
- Certificate of Compliance fee – To be confirmed upon receipt of the lease, as can range between £100 – £200 + VAT
For leasehold properties - you should also be aware that ground rent and service charge are likely to apply throughout your ownership of the property. We will confirm the ground rent and the anticipated service charge as soon as this we receive this information
Based on a recent survey our legal fees are 25% lower than our competitors
The VAT rate is currently 20%. If this rate changes during a matter will advise you.
NO UPFRONT FEES
We do not ask for any money upfront. You pay our fees on completion.
UPDATES AND EASY ACCESS
A dedicated property hotline direct to your solicitor and online case tracking.
For every instruction we receive we will be donating £5 of our fees to a charity of your choice. Together we can make a difference.
WORKING TO YOUR TIME SCALES
We acknowledge you often have time limits to comply with and we manage the transaction to ensure deadlines are met where possible.
LEGAL REPRESENTATIVES THAT SPEAK YOUR LANGUAGE
English, Punjabi, Gujarati, Urdu, Hindi and Bengali
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