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I'm buying a property. What legal fees can I expect to pay?.

What Are Solicitor's Fees For Buying A House?

There are many fees and charges that a solicitor may lay at your door during the property purchase process.

However, a good solicitor won't charge you for the following items:

* Their legal fee if your case does not complete.
* Redemption of your existing mortgage
* Professional indemnity insurance
* Dealing with your mortgage lender
* All postage and printing
* Completing Stamp Duty Land Tax Return

A typical breakdown of costs would then consist of

1 - Legal fee, for the solicitor's time and expertise.
2 - Telegraphic Transfer Fee (for sending money around electronically)
3 - VAT
4 - Land Registry Fee
5 - Local Authority Searches
6 - Bankruptcy Searches
7 - Priority Search
8 - Drainage Search Fee

Some solicitors may charge you other costs - but remember - the quotes on AgentQuote.co.uk are all inclusive.

Every solicitor will have his/her own pricing and the sum will vary quite a lot, but keep in mind: a high cost doesn't automatically mean that you'll get your money's worth!

Searching for a conveyancing solicitor on line may also pose some more dangers. If you have used your search engine to look for conveyancers or conveyancing solicitors you surely have stumbled upon those flashy adverts offering conveyancing at prices as low as £99 (most of them, if not all, without VAT).

Keep your eyes open and read the fine print before accepting any deals. Those prices are in fact only for the sale/purchase conveyancing cost and do not represent the TOTAL.

AgentQuote provides you with transparent quotes. What you see is exactly what you pay! The pricing is fully disclosed so you simply just can't pass on this opportunity.

Even more! At AgentQuote.co.uk you will not pay anything extra if your case doesn't complete, or for the redemption of your existing mortgage, the completing Stamp Duty Land Tax Return, all postage and printing , professional indemnity insurance or dealing with your mortgage lender.

We have the best value for money offer on the market as well as some of the best conveyancing solicitors from every corner of the UK! Packed with experience and professionalism they will handle your case in the most efficient manner you can get.

We also offer a help-line. If you have any questions you can simply call and ask our expert partners at the Property Law Group. They will certainly set some light over the entire conveyancing process.

Don't be let down by most solicitor's fees for buying a house. Come to AgentQuote and make your dream of moving come true! All it takes is for you to click on one of the buttons above to get your free, instant quote!

Author: Terry Davies

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Customer Reviews & Comments

Chadwick Lawrence LLP

I have found Chadwick Lawrence staff very helpful and efficient.. Client, RG45. Rating: rating: 5 stars November, 2011

Beaumont Legal

A small hickup at the beginning but fine afterwards. Mortgage Broker, NE65. Rating: rating: 5 stars June, 2011

Chadwick Lawrence LLP

We had very difficult sellers but luckily having a professional calm and very personable solicitor in Giovanna we were guided through every challenge perfectly . Thoroughly recommend Giovanna your in safe hands with this lady .. Client, RM7. Rating: rating: 5 stars September, 2013

Chadwick Lawrence LLP

On the whole the process was completed within the necessary timescales, but I felt communication could have been better, and the case was also transferred to another person mid'way through the process with no explanation given as to why.. Client, BD20. Rating: rating: 5 stars August, 2013

Beaumont Legal

Very good overall albeit somewhat difficult to get hold of at times. Client, OX10. Rating: rating: 5 stars May, 2012

Chadwick Lawrence LLP

Although our buyer pulled out and the sale didnt go through, I was very impressed with Jennys professionalism. She was very helpful, responded to my queries in a very timely manner and made the whole thing a lot less stressful than it otherwise could have been. Thanks Jenny.. Client, GL1. Rating: rating: 5 stars October, 2011