CONTACT US
Cardiff: 02920 487210
Exeter: 01392 537100
London: 020 3907 6666
Clevedon: 01275 404700

RESIDENTIAL CONVEYANCING

Purchase of property in England and Wales - up to £350,000.00

Fixed Fee

£895.00 plus VAT
Land Transaction Tax / Stamp Duty Return £30.00 plus VAT
HM Land Registry Registration Fee £150.00 plus VAT
Bank administration fee £30.00 plus VAT
AML enquiry and ID checks £25.00 plus VAT
Land charges £5.00
Supplemental fee on leasehold purchases £250.00 plus VAT
Supplemental fee on 'new build' purchases £500.00 plus VAT
Supplemental fee on purchases of unregistered land £250.00 plus VAT

Sale of property in England and Wales - up to £350,000.00

Fixed fee

£895.00 plus VAT
Official copies of the register of title and title plan £5.00
AML enquiry and ID checks £25.00 plus VAT
Bank administration fee £36.00 plus VAT
Supplemental fee on sales of unregistered land £250.00 plus VAT

Services not included in our fixed fee are as follows:
  • the preparation of declarations of trust
  • the preparation of statutory declarations
  • Gifted deposits
  • Dealing with second charges



PROBATE

Application for a grant of probate or letters of administration

We charge a fixed fee of 2% of the gross value of the estate (with a minimum charge of £1500.00 plus VAT) and disbursements a non exhaustive list of which is set out as follows:

Probate court fee: £273.00
Office copy of the grant: £1.50 per copy
Statutory advertisements: £90 to £350

Inheritance Tax is payable at a rate of 40% on the value of a deceased persons taxable estate to the extent that it exceeds £325,000 and subject to any applicable exemptions and reliefs

As part of our fixed fee we will:
  • Meet with you to discuss and advise on the terms of the Will or intestacy provisions
  • Discuss the extent of the estate
  • Write to financial institutions to obtain relevant information about the estate
  • Submit statutory notices when required
  • Draft the probate application and inheritance tax return where applicable.
  • Submit the application to the probate registry
  • Following receipt of probate, collect in the assets of the estate and discharge any liabilities.
  • Prepare estate accounts
  • Distribute the estate in accordance with the terms of the Will or intestacy rules.

Services not included in our fixed fee are as follows:
  • Property sales or transfers
  • Deeds of variations
  • Any work relating to trusts where the deceased was a beneficiary at the date of death
  • Financial advise is not provided by this firm

Time scale:

The administration of an average estate will usually be concluded within a period of 9 to 12 months.

Fee Earners / Supervisers: Graeme Skuse and John Potter

VAT is currently charged at 20%