Very few events in life seem to cause so much worry and stress as buying or selling your property. Whether you are a repeat investor or first time buyer our team our here to advise and assist you.
Curwens have immense experience within residential conveyancing and focus on dealing with your matter in as efficient and cost effective manner as possible. You can view the professional profiles of our expert team here.
At Curwens we provide a fixed fee quotation for Residential Conveyancing transactions at the outset so you know in advance what the costs involved will be. As the circumstances around each transaction differ the quote you receive will be specifically tailored to you but to give you a guide our fees fall into the following ranges.
|Property Price||From||Up to Maximum|
|Fee Range – Buying||£700||1% of property price|
|Fee Range - Selling||£700||1% of property price|
|Property Price||From||Up to Maximum|
|Fee Range – Buying||£700||1.1% of property price|
|Fee Range - Selling||£700||1.1% of property price|
The fees above only relate to properties situated in the U.K. and are stated excluding VAT which will be charged at the prevailing rate (currently 20%). The figures quoted cover all of the work we would reasonably expect to complete in a straightforward transaction. If the matter proves unusually complex then the fee may be higher.
Please contact us for your tailored quote.
The following list contains examples of complexities which may lead to a higher fee having to be charged. This is not an exhaustive list.
- A lease extension is required
- Shared ownership transactions
- Where the transaction is to be progressed in an unusually short time frame
- Contract races
- Where there is a perceived defect in title
- Where a Deed of Covenant is required
- Where a short-hold tenancy agreement is required
- First registration of title
- Dealing with Notices of Assignment
- Where a Declaration of Trust is required
- Help to Buy transactions
- Dealing with a share of freehold
- Auction sale or purchase
- Dealing with subprime lenders
In addition to our fees there are other costs required to complete your matter that are payable to third parties. To ensure a smooth process we settle these “disbursements” on your behalf.
The following are the usual disbursements you can expect.
|Disbursement||Selling, Purchasing, Both||Usual Cost|
(inc VAT if applicable)
|Stamp Duty Land Tax||Purchasing||Please refer to SDLT calculator|
|Land Registry fee||Purchasing||Please refer to HMLR website|
|Search fees||Purchasing||£100 - £645|
|Electronic transmission of money||Both||£35 plus VAT per transmission|
|Managing Agents packs||Sale (leasehold)||Usually from £80 - £600|
|Estate Agents fees||Sale||Refer to your Agent|
We will include our best estimate of the disbursements relevant to your transaction when we provide our detailed quote to you.
What our customers say
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