t Lloyds Cooper LLP | Solicitors in Leominster, Herefordshire

Conveyancing Fees

Conveyancing Team

Our team has over 85 years of collective experience in delivering high quality work in all matters relating to conveyancing. We have 6 members of staff undertaking a wide range of conveyancing work as follows:-

  • • Judith Mary Haines (Partner)
  • • Lucy Louisa Rea (Partner)
  • • Susan Newbould
  • • Rebecca Louise Mainwaring
  • • Hannah Mary lewis
  • • Emma Louise Lines

For more details on each member of our staff please visit the 'Our People' page of this website.

Purchase of freehold residential property

Our fees cover all of the work required to complete the purchase of your new home, including dealing with 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 are purchasing is in Wales.

Conveyancer’s fees and disbursements:-

• Professional fees inclusive of VAT£695.00 to £1,095.00 on a sliding scale dependent on the purchase price being paid.
Purchase Price:
up to £175,000.00 £695.00
£175,000 - £350,000 £850.00
£350,000 - £500,000 £995.00
£500,000 - £750,000 £1,095.00
£750,000 + Request a price

These fees vary from property to property and can on occasion be significantly more than the ranges above. We can give you an accurate figure once we have had sight of the specific documents relating to the transaction.

Please telephone the office on 01568 613236 to gain more information and a specific quote.

Please note we offer a 10% discount to NHS and Armed Forces staff, 1st Time buyers, Age Concern referrals and Associates of Leominster Golf Club.

Disbursements:

• Search fees£150.00 (approx.) The searches required and their cost is dependent on the property location.
• Pre-completion search feesRegistered Title: £3.00 per title

Unregistered Title: £2.00 per Land Charge Search required.
• Stamp Duty or Land TaxPayable on a sliding scale dependent on purchase price and specific circumstances. You can calculate the amount using HMRC’s website or the Welsh Revenue Authority’s website (if property is located in wales).
• HM Land Registry feeDependent on the purchase price; please see Land Registry Fee Schedule, scale 1 fees.
• Electronic money transfer fee£30.00 inclusive of VAT
• Bankruptcy Search (if applicable)£2.00 per person. If you are purchasing the property with the help of a mortgage, we are required to carry out a Bankruptcy search against any proposed legal owner
• LMS Lending Fee (if applicable)£12.00

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.

How long will it take?

How long it will take from your offer being accepted until you can move in to the property will depend on a number of factors. The average process takes around 6-8 weeks.

It can be quicker or slower, depending on the parties in the chain. For example, if you are a first time buyer, purchasing a new build property with a mortgage in principle, it could take up to 10 weeks. However, if you are buying a leasehold property that requires an extension of the lease, this can take significantly longer, between 3-4 months. In such a situation additional charges would apply.

Stages of the process

The precise stages involved in the purchase of a residential property vary according to the circumstances. However, below we have suggested some key stages that you may wish to include:-

  • - Take your instructions and give you initial advice
  • - Check finances are in place to fund purchase and contact lender’s solicitors if needed.
  • - Receive and advise on contract documents
  • - Carry out searches
  • - Obtain further planning documentation if required
  • - Make any necessary enquiries of seller’s solicitor
  • - Give you advice on all documents and information received
  • - Go through conditions of mortgage offer with you
  • - Send final contract to you for signature
  • - Agree completion date (date from which you own the property)
  • - Exchange contracts and notify you that this has happened
  • - Arrange for all monies needed to be received from the lender and you
  • - Complete purchase
  • - Deal with payment of Stamp Duty/Land Tax
  • - Deal with application for registration at Land Registry

Sale of freehold residential property

Our fees cover all of the work required to complete the sale of your property, including dealing with the buyer’s solicitors requirements and payment of estate agent’s commission.

Conveyancer’s fees and disbursements:-

• Professional fees inclusive of VAT£695.00 to £1,095.00 on a sliding scale dependent on the purchase price being paid.
Purchase Price:
up to £175,000.00 £695.00
£175,000 - £350,000 £850.00
£350,000 - £500,000 £995.00
£500,000 - £750,000 £1,095.00
£750,000 + Request a price

These fees vary from property to property and can on occasion be significantly more than the ranges above. We can give you an accurate figure once we have had sight of the specific documents relating to the transaction.

Please telephone the office on 01568 613236 to gain more information and a specific quote.

Please note we offer a 10% discount to NHS and Armed Forces staff, 1st Time buyers, Age Concern referrals and Associates of Leominster Golf Club.

Disbursements:

• Obtaining Office Copies of Title£10.00 (approx.)from the Land Registry
• Electronic money transfer fee£30.00 inclusive of VAT

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.

How long will it take?

How long it will take from you accepting the offer until you sell your property will depend on a number of factors. The average process takes around 6-8 weeks.

It can be quicker or slower, depending on the parties in the chain.

Stages of the process

The precise stages involved in the sale of a residential property vary according to the circumstances. However, below we have suggested some key stages that you may wish to include:-

  • - Take your instructions and give you initial advice
  • - Obtain title documents and prepare contract papers
  • - Check mortgage sum to be repaid on completion, if applicable
  • - Receive and reply to enquiries raised
  • - Send final contract to you for signature
  • - Agree completion date (date from which you sell the property)
  • - Exchange contracts and notify you that this has happened
  • - Complete sale
  • - Deal with payment of any outstanding payment
  • - Deal with payment of estate agent commission
  • - Account to you with the net proceeds of sale

Purchase of leasehold residential property

Our fees cover all of the work required to complete the purchase of your new home, including dealing with 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 are purchasing is in Wales.

Conveyancer’s fees and disbursements:-

• Professional fees inclusive of VAT£895.00 to £1,250.00 on a sliding scale dependent on the purchase price being paid.
Purchase Price:
£175,000.00£895.00
£175,000 - £350,000£1,050.00
£350,000 - £500,000£1,155.00
£500,000 - £750,000£1,250.00
£750,000 +Request a price

These fees vary from property to property and can on occasion be significantly more than the ranges above. We can give you an accurate figure once we have had sight of the specific documents relating to the transaction.

Please telephone the office on 01568 613236 to gain more information and a specific quote.

Please note we offer a 10% discount to NHS and Armed Forces staff, 1st Time buyers, Age Concern referrals and Associates of Leominster Golf Club.

Disbursements:

• Search fees£150.00 (approx.) The searches required and their cost is dependent on the property location.
• Pre-completion search feesRegistered Title: £3.00 per title Unregistered Title: £2.00 per Land Charge Search required
• Deed of Covenant feeDependent on the Management Company or Housing Association
• Notice of Assignment or ChargeDependent on the Management Company or Housing Association
• Certificate of Compliance feeDependent on the Management Company or Housing Association
• Apportionment of ground rent, insurance and service chargeDependent on terms of the Lease and date of completion
• Stamp Duty or Land TaxPayable on a sliding scale dependent on purchase price and specific circumstances. You can calculate the amount using HMRC’s website or the Welsh Revenue Authority’s website (if property is located in wales).
• HM Land Registry feeDependent on the purchase price; please see Land Registry Fee Schedule, lease section.
• Electronic money transfer fee inclusive of VAT£30.00
• Bankruptcy Search (if applicable)£2.00 per person If you are purchasing the property with the help of a mortgage, we are required to carry out a Bankruptcy search against any proposed legal owner
• LMS Lending Fee (if applicable)£12.00

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.

How long will it take?

How long it will take from your offer being accepted until you can move in to the property will depend on a number of factors. The average process takes around 12 weeks.

It can be quicker or slower, depending on the parties in the chain and the Management Company and Housing Association.

Stages of the process

The precise stages involved in the purchase of a leasehold residential property vary according to the circumstances. However, below we have suggested some key stages that you may wish to include:-

  • - Take your instructions and give you initial advice
  • - Check finances are in place to fund purchase and contact lender’s solicitors if needed.
  • - Receive and advise on contract documents
  • - Carry out searches
  • - Obtain further planning documentation if required
  • - Make any necessary enquiries of seller’s solicitor
  • - Give you advice on all documents and information received
  • - Go through conditions of mortgage offer with you
  • - Send final contract to you for signature
  • - Agree completion date (date from which you own the property)
  • - Exchange contracts and notify you that this has happened
  • - Arrange for all monies needed to be received from the lender and you
  • - Complete purchase
  • - Deal with payment of Stamp Duty/Land Tax
  • - Deal with application for registration at Land Registry

Sale of leasehold residential property

Our fees cover all of the work required to complete the sale of your property, including dealing with the buyer’s solicitors requirements and payment of estate agent’s commission.

Conveyancer’s fees and disbursements:-

• Professional fees inclusive of VAT£895.00 to £1,250.00 on a sliding scale dependent on the purchase price being paid.
Purchase price up to
£175,000.00£895.00
£175,000 - £350,000£1,050.00
£350,000 - £500,000£1,155.00
£500,000 - £750,000£1,250.00
£750,000 +Request a price

These fees vary from property to property and can on occasion be significantly more than the ranges above. We can give you an accurate figure once we have had sight of the specific documents relating to the transaction.

Please telephone the office on 01568 613236 to gain more information and a specific quote.

Please note we offer a 10% discount to NHS and Armed Forces staff, 1st Time buyers, Age Concern referrals and Associates of Leominster Golf Club.

Disbursements:

• Obtaining Office Copies of Title from the Land Registry£10.00 (approx.)
• Management PackDependent on Managing Company/Housing Association
• Licence to AssignDependent on Landlord
• Certificate of ComplianceDependent on Managing Company/Housing Association
• Apportionment of ground rent, Insurance and service chargeDependent on terms of the Lease and date for completion.
• Electronic money transfer fee inclusive of VAT£30.00

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.

How long will it take?

How long it will take from accepting the offer until you move from the property will depend on a number of factors. The average process takes around 12 weeks.

It can be quicker or slower, depending on the parties in the chain and the Management Company and Housing Association.

Stages of the process

The precise stages involved in the sale of a leasehold residential property vary according to the circumstances. However, below we have suggested some key stages that you may wish to include:-

  • - Take your instructions and give you initial advice
  • - Obtain title documents and management pack to prepare contract documents
  • - Check mortgage sum to be repaid on completion, if applicable
  • - Obtain confirmation of sums due under the Lease
  • - Receive and reply to enquiries raised
  • - Send final contract to you for signature
  • - Agree completion date (date from which you sell the property)
  • - Exchange contracts and notify you that this has happened
  • - Calculate apportionments due under the Lease
  • - Complete sale
  • - Deal with payment of any outstanding payments under the Lease
  • - Deal with payment of estate agent commission
  • - Account to you with the net proceeds of sale

Purchase of shared ownership residential property

Our fees cover all of the work required to complete the purchase of your new home, including dealing with 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 are purchasing is in Wales.

Conveyancer’s fees and disbursements:-

• Professional fees inclusive of VAT£995.00 including VAT Dependent on the requirements of the specific transaction.

We can give you an accurate figure once we have had sight of the specific documents relating to the transaction.

Please telephone the office on 01568 613236 to gain more information and a specific quote.

Please note we offer a 10% discount to NHS and Armed Forces staff, 1st Time buyers, Age Concern referrals and Associates of Leominster Golf Club.

Disbursements:

• Search fees£150.00 (approx.) The searches required and their cost is dependent on the property location.
• Pre-completion search feesRegistered Title: £3.00 per title
Unregistered Title: £2.00 per Land Charge Search required
• Deed of Covenant feeDependent on the Management Company or Housing Association
• Notice of Assignment or ChargeDependent on the Management Company or Housing Association
• Certificate of Compliance feeDependent on the Management Company or Housing Association
• Apportionment of ground rent,Dependent on terms of the Lease and insurance and service charge date of completion
• Stamp Duty or Land TaxPayable on a sliding scale dependent on purchase price and specific circumstances. You can calculate the amount using HMRC’s website or the Welsh Revenue Authority’s website (if property is located in wales).
• HM Land Registry feeDependent on the purchase price; please see Land Registry Fee Schedule, lease section.
• Electronic money transfer fee inclusive of VAT£30.00
• Bankruptcy Search (if applicable)£2.00 per person
If you are purchasing the property with the help of a mortgage, we are required to carry out a Bankruptcy search against any proposed legal owner
• LMS Lending Fee (if applicable)£12.00

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.

How long will it take?

How long it will take from your offer being accepted until you can move in to the property will depend on a number of factors. The average process takes around 16 weeks.

It can be quicker or slower, depending on the parties in the chain and the Management Company and Housing Association.

Stages of the process

The precise stages involved in the purchase of a shared-ownership residential property vary according to the circumstances. However, below we have suggested some key stages that you may wish to include:-

  • - Take your instructions and give you initial advice
  • - Check finances are in place to fund purchase and contact lender’s solicitors if needed.
  • - Receive and advise on contract documents
  • - Carry out searches
  • - Obtain further planning documentation if required
  • - Make any necessary enquiries of seller’s solicitor
  • - Give you advice on all documents and information received
  • - Go through conditions of mortgage offer with you
  • - Send final contract to you for signature
  • - Agree completion date (date from which you own the property)
  • - Exchange contracts and notify you that this has happened
  • - Arrange for all monies needed to be received from the lender and you
  • - Complete purchase
  • - Deal with payment of Stamp Duty/Land Tax
  • - Deal with application for registration at Land Registry

Sale of shared ownership residential property

Our fees cover all of the work required to complete the sale of your property, including dealing with the buyer’s solicitor’s requirements and payment of estate agent’s commission.

Conveyancer’s fees and disbursements:-

• Professional fees inclusive of VAT£995.00 Dependent on the requirements of the specific transaction.

We can give you an accurate figure once we have had sight of the specific documents relating to the transaction.

Please telephone the office on 01568 613236 to gain more information and a specific quote.

Please note we offer a 10% discount to NHS and Armed Forces staff, 1st Time buyers, Age Concern referrals and Associates of Leominster Golf Club.

Disbursements:

• Obtaining Office Copies of Title from the Land Registry£10.00 (approx.)
• Management PackDependent on Managing Company/Housing Association
• Licence to AssignDependent on Landlord
• Certificate of ComplianceDependent on Managing Company/Housing Association
• Apportionment of ground rent, Insurance and service chargeDependent on terms of the Lease and date for completion.
• Electronic money transfer fee inclusive of VAT£30.00

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.

How long will it take?

How long it will take from accepting the offer until you move from the property will depend on a number of factors. The average process takes around 16 weeks.

It can be quicker or slower, depending on the parties in the chain and the Management Company and Housing Association.

Stages of the process

The precise stages involved in the sale of a shared-ownership residential property vary according to the circumstances. However, below we have suggested some key stages that you may wish to include:-

  • - Take your instructions and give you initial advice
  • - Obtain title documents and management pack to prepare contract documents
  • - Check mortgage sum to be repaid on completion, if applicable
  • - Obtain confirmation of sums due under the Lease
  • - Receive and reply to enquiries raised
  • - Send final contract to you for signature
  • - Agree completion date (date from which you sell the property)
  • - Exchange contracts and notify you that this has happened
  • - Calculate apportionments due under the Lease
  • - Complete sale
  • - Deal with payment of any outstanding payments under the Lease
  • - Deal with payment of estate agent commission
  • - Account to you with the net proceeds of sale

Mortgage Work including re-mortgages

Our fees cover all of the work required to obtain lending over your property including dealing with registration of the Legal Charge at the Land Registry.

Conveyancer’s fees and disbursements:-

• Professional fees inclusive of VATStarting from £450.00 inclusive of VAT depending on the work required.

This is a standard fee that can vary on occasion.

We often receive instructions to act for both the Lender and Borrower in these sort of transactions. Please note that we do not charge any extra for acting for the Lender except where there are unusual requirements or timescales to meet.

We can give you an accurate figure once we have had sight of the specific documents relating to the transaction.

Please telephone the office on 01568 613236 to gain more information and a specific quote.

Please note we offer a 10% discount to NHS and Armed Forces staff, 1st Time buyers, Age Concern referrals and Associates of Leominster Golf Club.

Disbursements:

• Search fees£150.00 (approx.) If required by the Lender.
• Search insurance£30.00 (approx.) If accepted by your Lender.
• Pre-completion search feesRegistered Title: £3.00 per title
Unregistered Title: £2.00 per Land Charge Search required
• HM Land Registry feeDependent on the mortgage advance;please see Land Registry Fee Schedule.
• Bankruptcy Search (if applicable)£2.00 per person
• LMS Lending Fee (if applicable)£12.00

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.

How long will it take?

The average process takes around 6 weeks.

Stages of the process

The precise stages involved in obtaining a mortgage or a new mortgage over a property vary according to exactly what is required. However, below we have suggested some key stages that you may wish to include:-

  • - Take your instructions and give you initial advice
  • - Carry out searches or obtain search insurance
  • - Give you advice on all information received along with your Lender
  • - Go through conditions of mortgage offer with you
  • - Send mortgage deed to you for signature
  • - Agree completion date (date from which the mortgage term will start)
  • - Arrange for all monies needed to be received from the lender and you
  • - Complete the mortgage
  • - Deal with application for registration at Land Registry

We can also assist you in an Equity Release Mortgage to be secured on your property. Our costs will vary according to the Lender involved and their requirements and also the title to the property. As a guide our costs will start from £720.00 inclusive of VAT.

If your Lender requires their own appointed solicitor to act in such a transaction, it would be standard procedure for you as the Borrower to meet their professional costs as well as our own.

01568 613236

28 South Street, Leominster,
Herefordshire HR6 8JB