Sale of a leasehold residential property

Our fees cover all the work required to complete the sale of your home

Conveyancer’s fees and disbursements:

Legal fee (inc VAT) dependant on sale price:
Up to £80,000:  £732.00

£80,001 – £125,000:  £768.00

£125,001-£250,000:  £816.00

£250,001-£350,000:  £972.00

£350,001-£500,000:  £1056.00

£500,001-£1,000,000:  £1560.00

Electronic money transfer fee:  £24.00
Disbursements are costs related to your matter that are payable to third parties, such as Land Registry fees. We handle the payment of the disbursements on your behalf to ensure a smoother process.

HM Land Registry fees

This depends on whether your property is registered or unregistered, but are usually in the region of £10.00

Anticipated Disbursements*

Sales Information Pack from the management company or the managing agent, the fee payable is between £100.00 – £300.00.
Certificate of Compliance fee – To be confirmed upon receipt of the lease, as can range between £50.00 – £200.00.
*These fees vary from property to property and can on occasion be significantly more than the ranges given above. We can give you an accurate figure once we have sight of your specific documents.

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.

Please note that if you are using an estate agent, they would usually expect their invoice to be paid from the sale proceeds of the property.

How long will my transaction take?

How long it will take from your offer being accepted until you can move in to your house will depend on several factors. The average process takes between 8-12 weeks.

It can be quicker or slower, depending on the parties in the chain. For example, if you have a first-time buyer with a mortgage in principle, it could take 4 weeks. However, if you are selling a leasehold property that requires an extension of the lease, this can take significantly longer, between 3-6 months. In such, a situation additional charges would apply