Our Fees

What they cover

Our fees cover all of the work required to complete your transaction from start to finish. You can find details of how we calculate our conveyancing charges below. For a quote specifically tailored to your case please just drop us an email at Info@platinumsolicitors.co.uk and we can provide you with an exact quote.

Conveyancing Fees

Conveyancing Fees Description Fee
Sale - £700.00 (No VAT)
Purchase - £900.00 (No VAT)
Transfers of Equity i.e shares in a property £350.00 (No VAT)
Independent Legal Advice Relating to property transactions £250.00 (No VAT)
ID1 Forms - £100.00 (No VAT)

Other Fees

Other Fees Fee
I.D. and Money Laundering online Check Free of charge is you are able to attend the office with your original ID. £10 plus VAT (per person)
Bank transfer fee This is if at any point during the transaction, money needs to be sent by telegraphic transfer. £36.00 (inclusive of VAT)

Freehold Sale Disbursements

Just like other conveyancers, in addition, we charge disbursement costs these 'disbursements' are payments that we make to third parties on your behalf and are fixed and the same no matter who your solicitor is.

Freehold Sale Disbursements Fee
OCEs (Official Copy of Title) Freehold Property £6.00 (Approx)
Management Company Info Pack (If Required) Leaseholds and freeholds with management companies only £100.00 - £400.00 plus VAT (Approx)

Leasehold Sale Disbursements

Leasehold Sale Disbursements Fee
OCEs (Official Copy of Title) Leasehold Property £15.00 (Approx)
Management Information Pack This fee if chargeable is information needed from the Landlord/Management Company/Freeholder. £100.00- £500.00 plus VAT. (Approx)
Consent / Licence to Assign Fee This fee is set out in the lease £50.00- £300.00 (If applicable) (Approx)
Exit Fee / sinking fund contribution on resale These fees vary from property to property and can on occasion be significantly more than the ranges given above. We can give you an accurate figure once we have sight of your specific documents.(If applicable) 0.25% or 1% of the sale price (Approx)
Ground Rent You should also be aware that ground rent and service charge are likely to apply throughout your ownership of the property. We will confirm the ground rent and the anticipated service charge as soon as this we receive this information. TBC

Freehold Purchase Disbursements

Freehold Purchase Disbursements Fee
Local, Environmental, Drainage Search - £250.00 plus VAT (Approx)
Coal Authority Search If Applicable £40.00 (Approx)
Chancel Repair Search If Applicable £60.00 (Approx)
Land Registry Fee Property Price
Up to £80,000
£80,001 to £100,000
£100,001 to £200,000
£200,001 to £500,000
£500,001 and above
£1,000.001 and over

£20.00
£40.00
£60.00
£135.00
£270.00
£455.00
Land Registry Search - £3.00
Bankruptcy Search - £2.00 (per person)
Stamp Duty Stamp Duty or Land Tax This depends on the purchase price of your property. You can calculate the amount you will need to pay by using the tools on HMRC's website or if the property is located in Wales by using the Welsh Revenue Authority's website. Stamp Duty Calculator: https://www.tax.service.gov.uk/calculate-stamp-duty-land-tax/#/intro

Leasehold Purchase Disbursements

These fees vary from property to property and can on occasion be significantly more than the ranges given above. We can give you an accurate figure once we have sight of your specific documents. You should also be aware that ground rent and service charge are likely to apply throughout your ownership of the property. We will confirm the ground rent and the anticipated service charge as soon as this we receive this information.

Leasehold Purchase Disbursements Fee
Notice of Transfer fee This fee if chargeable is set out in the lease £50.00- £150.00 (Approx)
Notice of Charge fee If the property is to be mortgaged - This fee is set out in the lease. Often the fee is between £50.00- £150.00 (Approx)
Deed of Covenant fee This fee is provided by the management company for the property and can be difficult to estimate. £75.00 - £200.00 (Approx)
Certificate of Compliance fee To be confirmed upon receipt of the lease. £50.00 - £200.00 (Approx)