Our conveyancing fees

At AWH we want to ensure that all our clients know exactly what costs they can expect before starting the conveyancing process. When you enquire about our services, we will provide you with a clear quote that's tailored to your specific circumstances before you instruct us. Below you will find an overview of the likely costs you will incur.

To obtain your quote, or to find out more about the below conveyancing fees, call our team or request a call back by completing our contact form.

Overview of fees

Please consider these as an indication of our fees. We can provide you with a detailed tailored quote when you get in touch.

Our fees as stated below cover all standard work that is required for the sale, purchase and re-mortgaging of your home. Fees are dependent on the property value, property type and whether or not the property is freehold.

Conveyancing fees - Purchase of a property

Purchase Price of Property Our Fees Freehold House Our Fees Leasehold House Our Fees Leasehold Flat/Maisonette

(existing lease)

£0-£50,000 £450 + VAT £525 + VAT £600 + VAT
£50,001 – £100,000 £550 + VAT £625 + VAT £700 + VAT
£100,001 – £150,000 £600 + VAT £675 + VAT £750 + VAT
£150,001 –  £200,000 £650 + VAT £725 + VAT £800 + VAT
£200,001 – £250,000 £700 + VAT £775 + VAT £850 + VAT
£250,001 – £300,000 £750 + VAT £825 + VAT £900 + VAT
£300,001 – £350,000 £800 + VAT £875 + VAT £950 + VAT
£350,001 – £400,000 £850 + VAT £925 + VAT £1,000 + VAT
£400,001 – £450,000 £900 + VAT £975 + VAT £1,050 + VAT
£450,001 – £500,000 £950.00 + VAT £1,025 + VAT £1,100 + VAT
£500,001 – £600,000 £1,000 + VAT £1,075 + VAT £1,150 + VAT
£600,001 – £700,000 £1,050 + VAT £1,125 + VAT £1,200 + VAT
£700,001 – £900,000 £1,100 + VAT £1,175 + VAT 1,250 + VAT
£900,001 – £1,000,000 £1,150 + VAT £1,225 + VAT £1,300 + VAT
£1,000,001 and above Contact us for a quote Contact us for a quote Contact us for a quote

Conveyancing fees - Sale of a property

Sale Price of Property Our Fees Freehold House Our Fees Leasehold House Our Fees Leasehold Flat/Maisonette

(existing lease)

£0-£50,000 £400 + VAT £475 + VAT £550 + VAT
£50,001 – £100,000 £425 + VAT £500 + VAT £575 + VAT
£100,001 – £150,000 £475 + VAT £550 + VAT £625 + VAT
£150,001 –  £200,000 £500 + VAT £575 + VAT £650 + VAT
£200,001 – £250,000 £550 + VAT £625 + VAT £700 + VAT
£250,001 – £300,000 £625 + VAT £700 + VAT £775 + VAT
£300,001 – £350,000 £675 + VAT £750 + VAT £825 + VAT
£350,001 – £400,000 £750 + VAT £825 + VAT £900 + VAT
£400,001 – £450,000 £825 + VAT £900 + VAT £975 + VAT
£450,001 – £500,000 £875 + VAT £950 + VAT £1,025 + VAT
£500,001 – £600,000 £950 + VAT £1,025+ VAT £1,100 + VAT
£600,001 – £700,000 £1,100 + VAT £1,175 + VAT £1,250 + VAT
£700,001 – £900,000 £1,150 + VAT £1,225 + VAT 1,1300 + VAT
£900,001 – £1,000,000 £1,250 + VAT £1,325 + VAT £1,400 + VAT
£1,000,001 and above Contact us for a quote Contact us for a quote Contact us for a quote

 

Conveyancing fees - Remortgage of a property

Value Our Fees Freehold House Our Fees Leasehold House Our Fees Leasehold Flat/Maisonette

(existing lease)

£0-£100,000 £350 + VAT £425 + VAT £500 + VAT
£100,001 – £200,000 £400 + VAT £475 + VAT £550 + VAT
£200,001 – £300,000 £450 + VAT £525 + VAT £600 + VAT
£300,001 – £400,000 £500 + VAT £575 + VAT £650 + VAT
£400,001 – £500,000 £550 + VAT £625 + VAT £700 + VAT
£500,001 and above Contact us for a quote Contact us for a quote Contact us for a quote

Conveyancing fees - Transfer of equity

The fees involved with a transfer of equity will depend on the circumstances of the transaction. Please contact us for a tailored quote.


Conveyancing fees - Disbursements

We make disbursements payments on your behalf to ensure there are no delays in the conveyancing process.

Disbursements are third party fees that must be paid, such as fees for searches, office copy fees and land registration fees. The disbursements relevant to you depend on if you are buying or selling, remortgaging or transferring equity.

Local searches

If you are purchasing a property you will need to pay for certain searches. Fees for local searches can differ depending on the area in which the property is located. In the Blackburn area you can expect these to be upwards from £60 incl. VAT.

Other searches

Depending on the property and its location you may benefit from additional searches, such as:

  • Drainage search - United Utilities charge £60 including VAT
  • Coal mining search - £39.60 incl. VAT
  • Environmental search - £38 incl. VAT

Land registry registration

If you are purchasing a property you must also cover the costs of land registry registration. Land registry fees depend on the value of the property and the manner of registration. In most cases we can register online, saving you money, but in some exceptional circumstances we may have to register by post. This can be necessary for example when buying a new build property.

Purchase price of property Registration fee - online Registration fee - post
Up to £80,000 £20 £40
£80,001 - £100,000 £40 £80
£100,001 - £200,000 £95 £190
£200,001 - £500,000 £135 £270
£500,001 - £1,000,000 £270 £540
£1,000,001 and over £455 £910

If you are remortgaging your property the following fees will apply:

Value of property Registration fee - online Registration fee - post
Up to £100,000 £20 £40
£100,001 - £200,000 £30 £60
£200,001 - £500,000 £40 £80
£500,001 - £1,000,000 £60 £120

Electronic money transfer fee

The electronic money transfer fee must be paid if you are either buying or selling property. To transfer the purchase price to the seller's solicitors we charge £30 + VAT.

Stamp duty and land tax

When you are purchasing a property you may also need to pay stamp duty. You may be exempt from paying this fee depending on the property value and whether or not you are a first time buyer. You can calculate the amount you have to pay here.

HMLR search fees

HMLR fees that are relevant to buyers include:

  • Bankruptcy search - £2.00 + VAT per person
  • OS1 official search of whole £3.00 + VAT per title number
  • Land charges search - £2.00 + VAT per name

HMLR fees that are relevant to sellers include:

  • Office copies. When you sell a property we obtain evidence of title of the registered property on your behalf - £6.00 per title/document/lease

If you are remortgaging you pay for the bankruptcy search, OS1 and office copies.

Landlord's fees

If you are buying a leasehold property you may need to pay a fee to the landlord in order to register a 'Notice of Assignment'. This would typically be between £60 and £100 per document.

Local search insurance

If you are remortgaging your property you may need to pay for search insurance, which would generally cost between £15 and £25. If the lender does not accept search insurance, full searches will be required. If you confirm the details of your lender, we can check this for you.

Managing agent's fees

When you are selling or remortgaging a property you may also incur managing agent's fees. Managing agent's fees can vary significantly, however these can generally be estimated to fall between £100 and £300. These fees cover the supplying of information regarding service charges, insurance and notices.

Landlord's fee for notice of change

If you are remortgaging a property you may need to pay the landlord's fee for notice of change, this would generally be between £60 and £100.

Outstanding mortgages and secured loans

There may be additional fees if there is an outstanding mortgage to be repaid when selling property. There will be a fee for each mortgage, where multiple mortgages are outstanding. There will also be an additional fees if there is a secured loan registered against the property.

Additional costs

If there are unusual and complex matters that need to be dealt with as part of the conveyancing process we may charge additional fees.

For example, you may incur additional costs if one of the below is applicable. We will always inform you of any additional costs as soon as we are made aware of these.

  • If the property is bought through the right to buy or help to buy scheme
  • If during the process, we find that a legal title is defective
  • If we find that either part of, or all of the property is unregistered
  • If during a sale or purchase we find that the relevant planning permissions were not obtained to build, or alter the property
  • If you choose to purchase property using a gifted deposit
  • If the sale or purchase involves a non-standard mortgage or if you are relying on Islamic financing
  • If you choose to purchase or sell the property via auction, or if it's a repossession property
  • If it is a shared equity purchase or sale
  • If the property you are buying is a new build
  • If a management company is involved
  • If the property you are selling or buying is a non-standard dwelling

Fixed fees included in these are:

  • Fixed fee for the release of a help to buy ISA bonus during purchase - £50 + VAT per ISA
  • Fixed fee for purchasing a new build - £200 + VAT

Our conveyancing services

To find out more about our residential conveyancing services you can read more on our conveyancing pages, or get in touch.