Residential Conveyancing Pricing

Iain Grimes is the head of residential property and Senior Responsible Officer for the firms membership of the Law Society CQS scheme.  Helen Jarvis and Iain supervise the residential conveyancing teams at Fraser Dawbarns LLP. Iain has over 19 years experience practising as a solicitor and Helen has been qualified as a Chartered Legal Executive for over 10 years. For details of the other members of the team who may deal with your transaction please see here.

Average Costs and Timescale

The following details assume a property value of £200,000.

Sale of a Freehold Property

The average costs charged by Fraser Dawbarns LLP is £770 plus VAT, provided there are no complications during the course of the sale taking place.

Additional Fees

The likely disbursements in such a sale would be no more than £15 inc VAT.

The average length of time to complete a sale, with no complications, is 10-14 weeks.

Purchase of a Freehold Property

The average costs charged by Fraser Dawbarns LLP is £820 plus VAT, provided there are no complications during the course of the purchase taking place.

Additional Fees

The likely  fees incurred in such a purchase would be on average:

The average length of time to complete a purchase, with no complications, is 10-14 weeks.

Remortgage of a Freehold Property

The average costs charged by Fraser Dawbarns LLP are £400 plus VAT, provided there are no complications during the course of the remortgage taking place.

Additional Fees

A land registry fee of £40 and pre-completion searches totalling on average of £110 inc VAT will usually be payable.

The average length of time to complete a remortgage, with no complications, is 4-6 weeks.

Transfer of a Freehold Property

The average costs charged by Fraser Dawbarns LLP are £400 plus VAT, provided there are no complications during the course of the transfer taking place.

Additional Fees

A land registry fee of £60 (on average) and pre-completion searches totalling on average £40 inc VAT will usually be payable.

For a transfer of a freehold property where there are no complications the average length of time to complete is 4-6 weeks.

Leasehold Properties

If any of the above transactions involve a leasehold title then there will on average be an additional charge by Fraser Dawbarns LLP of £250 plus VAT.

If the property is leasehold there can be delays in obtaining information from management companies which are out of our control but which may extend the average time period estimated in the freehold examples.

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