How much does conveyancing cost?

We provide fixed cost conveyancing quotes with no hidden charges. We do not charge for copying, sending letters, phone calls or meetings. Costs for a sale, purchase or remortgage can vary and are based on the price of the property.

You can create a personalised quote using our online quote calculator, or you could give us a call and we would be happy to talk you through a quote personally.

Conveyancing Fees and Disbursements

Disbursements are costs relating to your matter that are payable to third parties, such as court fees.

Residential Property Purchase

Our fees range from £460 + VAT for a £50,000 freehold house through to £1655 + VAT for a £1,000,000 new build, leasehold flat whilst using the Help to Buy Scheme and a Help to Buy ISA.

For example, a purchase of a new build house with shared ownership for £230,000 would cost £760 + VAT and disbursements.

Expected Disbursements

In addition to our legal fees, you must also pay for any expenses that we incur on your behalf. These expenses are commonly referred to as ‘disbursements’ and sometimes attract VAT. The disbursements that we anticipate will be incurred in a property purchase are:

  • Local Searches - the cost of these searches vary dependant on location. We expect them to be around £160.
  • Priority Search (OS1) - £3.00
  • Bankruptcy Search - £2.00 (per person)
  • Land Registry Fee - variable dependent on the property price and other factors. For more information and up to date rates, please take a look at the HM Land Registry Registration Services Fees Guide - https://www.gov.uk/guidance/hm-land-registry-registration-services-fees
  • Stamp Duty Land Tax - variable dependent on the property price and your buying position (whether this is your first purchase, an additional property or a property to be purchased by a non natural person). For more information and up to date Stamp Duty rates, please take a look at the .GOV Stamp Duty Land Tax Guide - https://www.gov.uk/stamp-duty-land-tax/residential-property-rates

What services does this fee include?

The following steps are included:

  • Receive the draft Contract and supporting documents
  • Apply for the searches (if required)
  • Check the title
  • Raise any necessary enquiries
  • Receive mortgage offer (if required)
  • Approve the Contract
  • Report on legal title and searches relating to the property to you and your mortgage lender (if applicable)
  • Prepare all final documentation, including Stamp Duty Land Transaction Return
  • Arrange for documents to be signed
  • Obtain balance purchase monies, costs etc. from you
  • Exchange Contracts
  • Complete the matter
  • Register the Title at Land Registry

Potential additional costs:

We do not anticipate any additional costs during any of our conveyancing transactions.

If during the course of our transactions, we identify that the information we had at the time of providing you with your quote was incorrect or incomplete, there may be consequences with our fees and disbursements. Where ever this becomes an issue, we would provide you with a fresh quote covering the additional work that would be required.

Typical timescales

On average, property purchases are dealt with within 6 to 8 weeks.

Residential Property Sale

Our fees range from £460 + VAT for a £50,000 freehold house through to £1035 + VAT for a £1,000,000 leasehold flat.

For example, the sale of a house for £230,000 would cost £560 + VAT and disbursements.

Expected Disbursements

In addition to our legal fees, you must also pay for any expenses that we incur on your behalf. These expenses are commonly referred to as ‘disbursements’ and sometimes attract VAT. The disbursements that we anticipate will be incurred in a property purchase are:

  • Office copies - £3 per document (2 per title)

What services does this fee include?

The following steps are included:

  • Supplying information to you and those involved with the transaction;
  • Checking the title of the property you are selling;
  • Preparing documents, the sale contract and deeds relating to your sale;
  • Dealing with questions and enquiries raised by your buyer’s Solicitors;
  • Reporting and providing information to you relating to the property you are selling;
  • Exchanging contracts, following any necessary negotiations on the terms;
  • Approving the transfer deed to the buyers;
  • Completing your sale and accounting to you for the proceeds or receiving from you any monies required to complete the sale;
  • Dealing with all post-completion matters, particularly repaying any outstanding mortgages or loans.

Potential additional costs:

We do not anticipate any additional costs during any of our conveyancing transactions.

If during the course of our transactions, we identify that the information we had at the time of providing you with your quote was incorrect or incomplete, there may be consequences with our fees and disbursements. Where ever this becomes an issue, we would provide you with a fresh quote covering the additional work that would be required.

Typical timescales

On average, property purchases are dealt with within 6 to 8 weeks.

Residential Property Remortgage

Our fees range from £335 + VAT for a freehold house up to £200,000 through to £635 + VAT for a £1,000,000 property.

For example, a remortgage of a £230,000 house would cost £435 + VAT and disbursements.

Expected Disbursements

In addition to our legal fees, you must also pay for any expenses that we incur on your behalf. These expenses are commonly referred to as ‘disbursements’ and sometimes attract VAT. The disbursements that we anticipate will be incurred in a property purchase are:

  • Priority Search (OS1) - £3.00 (per title)
  • Bankruptcy Search - £2.00 (per person)
  • Office Copies - £9
  • Land Registry Fee - variable dependent on the property price and other factors. For more information and up to date rates, please take a look at the HM Land Registry Registration Services Fees Guide - https://www.gov.uk/guidance/hm-land-registry-registration-services-fees
  • Local Searches - we may be required by your lender to provide local searches. The cost of these searches vary dependant on location. We expect them to be around £160. Alternatively, your lender may allow us to provide 'no search indemnity' insurance which will be significantly less.

What services does this fee include?

The following steps are included:

  • Obtaining details from you as to the whereabouts of your Title Deeds (if applicable);
  • Investigating the title of the property;
  • We may need to carry out a Local Authority Search. This will entirely depend upon whether your new lender requires a search to be undertaken;
  • Considering the mortgage company's instructions and considering the terms and conditions of your mortgage to ensure that they are complied with;
  • Preparing the mortgage and other documents and obtaining your signatures to them where appropriate;
  • Reporting to the mortgage company and obtaining the mortgage advance;
  • Completing the re-mortgage. This is the date when the old mortgage will be repaid and the new mortgage will commence;
  • Registering the transaction at the Land Registry;
  • Forwarding the title documents to the mortgage company and accounting to you for any money held on your behalf.

Potential additional costs:

We do not anticipate any additional costs during any of our conveyancing transactions.

If during the course of our transactions, we identify that the information we had at the time of providing you with your quote was incorrect or incomplete, there may be consequences with our fees and disbursements. Where ever this becomes an issue, we would provide you with a fresh quote covering the additional work that would be required.

Typical timescales

On average, property purchases are dealt with within 4 to 6 weeks.

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Mr Senior

I was impressed with the help and advice throughout the process, supportive at all times. The service was perfect for me and I would happily recommend your firm to all.

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2019-05-29T12:14:25+01:00

Mr Martin

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Mr & Mrs Shah

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2019-06-25T11:58:45+01:00

Mr & Mrs Shah

Particularly impressed with the quick responses received; as well as polite and professional staff

Excellent Service from Beginning to End

Excellent service from beginning to end; the friendly welcome, pleasant atmosphere whilst being dealt with. It is without hesitation that  we would recommend Wosskow Brown Solicitors.

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2019-05-16T12:01:12+01:00

Mr & Mrs Sampson

Excellent service from beginning to end; the friendly welcome, pleasant atmosphere whilst being dealt with. It is without hesitation that  we would recommend Wosskow Brown Solicitors. 

Extremely Helpful

Extremely helpful information provided at each step of the purchasing process
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Extremely helpful information provided at each step of the purchasing process

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2019-01-22T12:49:37+00:00

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2019-11-26T10:38:53+00:00

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2019-11-26T10:43:02+00:00

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Clear and Understanding

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2019-05-20T15:43:13+01:00

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2019-06-25T12:01:21+01:00

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2019-05-22T12:03:13+01:00

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Very Good Service

Very good service

Mr Akram

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2019-05-16T10:26:31+01:00

Mr Akram

Very good service

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Mrs Johnstone

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2019-05-16T12:30:18+01:00

Mrs Johnstone

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Outstanding service!


Mrs Pillay

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2020-01-31T10:41:51+00:00

Mrs Pillay

Consistently Professional

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Miss Laver

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2019-09-13T11:01:17+01:00

Miss Laver

Always very satisfied with the service provided, consistently professional

Dedicated, Committed & Professional

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Mr Hazel

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2019-05-28T11:56:37+01:00

Mr Hazel

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Friendly and Professional


Mrs Cook

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2020-01-22T09:38:51+00:00

Mrs Cook

Pleasant and Patient Staff


Mrs Howarth

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2019-07-01T13:16:53+01:00

Mrs Howarth

Very Friendly and Efficient Staff


Mr Wilson

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2019-07-01T13:17:59+01:00

Mr Wilson

Excellent Support and Advice

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Ms Walsh

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2019-11-11T10:47:23+00:00

Ms Walsh

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Fantastic Service

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Mr Whitaker

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2018-12-19T16:33:51+00:00

Mr Whitaker

The service from start to finish has been fantastic.

Exceptional from start to finish

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Mr Clayton

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2018-11-12T14:22:21+00:00

Mr Clayton

Exceptional from start to finish.

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Mrs Holloway

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2019-05-28T12:02:29+01:00

Mrs Holloway

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Mr & Mrs Hawley

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2019-05-16T12:25:02+01:00

Mr & Mrs Hawley

Friendly expertise, made us feel very comfortable through the whole transaction. Would Definitely recommend. 

Impressed with communication

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Mr Lindley

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2019-01-22T12:45:13+00:00

Mr Lindley

I was impressed with communication, letters, phonecalls and meeting deadlines.

Impressive Customer Service

Impressed with overall service and customer service, very assertive

Mrs Rhodes

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2019-05-16T10:46:49+01:00

Mrs Rhodes

Impressed with overall service and customer service, very assertive 

Impressed by the Professioanlism


Mrs Pidd

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2019-05-23T10:21:57+01:00

Mrs Pidd

Great Communication

Communication was great between myself and the office, I was always kept informed during the process

Miss Handley

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2019-05-16T11:26:30+01:00

Miss Handley

Communication was great between myself and the office, I was always kept informed during the process

Attention to detail

Impressed with the attention that was given to any problems that arose during my property transaction. Thank you for all your help!

Ms Wadsworth & Mr Wragg

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2019-08-14T10:06:29+01:00

Ms Wadsworth & Mr Wragg

Impressed with the attention that was given to any problems that arose during my property transaction. Thank you for all your help!

Friendly and Professional


Ms Proud

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2020-02-25T09:51:53+00:00

Ms Proud

My first port of call for all legal work


Mrs Richardson

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2019-07-04T11:45:24+01:00

Mrs Richardson

Very Helpful

We were kept up to date at all times. Very helpful and professional, we would recommend to anyone.

Mr & Mrs Sagar

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2019-11-21T11:13:24+00:00

Mr & Mrs Sagar

We were kept up to date at all times. Very helpful and professional, we would recommend to anyone.

Very Professional

Perfect service and very professional. Each member of staff I dealt with was compassionate and understanding.

Mrs Hadfield

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2019-10-10T10:26:05+01:00

Mrs Hadfield

Perfect service and very professional. Each member of staff I dealt with was compassionate and understanding.

Absolutely Amazing

Absolutely amazing, don’t change anything!

Mrs Atkinson

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2018-12-21T11:17:04+00:00

Mrs Atkinson

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Highly Satisfied

Impressed with the wonderful friendliness and professionalism. I was highly satisfied.

 

Ms Monney

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2019-11-26T10:41:33+00:00

Ms Monney

Impressed with the wonderful friendliness and professionalism. I was highly satisfied.  

Perfection

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Mr Banks

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2019-07-04T11:42:13+01:00

Mr Banks

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Would Recommend

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Mrs Thompson

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2019-09-27T10:12:05+01:00

Mrs Thompson

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Efficient

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Ms Proud

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2020-02-25T09:53:15+00:00

Ms Proud

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Very Helpful & Communicative

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Mr Fox

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2019-05-24T11:59:04+01:00

Mr Fox

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Recommended

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Miss Parker

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2020-01-15T13:52:18+00:00

Miss Parker

I have already recommended to a few people!

Committed Staff

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Mr & Mrs Denton

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2019-05-16T11:19:30+01:00

Mr & Mrs Denton

Impressed with the commitment of the file handler to get the work done

Very Efficient and Quick

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Mr Hobson

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2019-06-25T12:15:13+01:00

Mr Hobson

Work was very efficient and quick! The file handler was brilliant, informative and very helpful! Will recommend

Very Pleased, Would Recommend

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Mr Barton

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2019-05-16T10:41:20+01:00

Mr Barton

I was highly satisfied with the work carried out. Every time I called there was someone there to help and advise me. I was very pleased and would recommend you. 

Impressive Experience

Impressed with the whole experience, couldn't fault anything

Mr & Mrs Shirtcliffe

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2019-05-16T11:01:33+01:00

Mr & Mrs Shirtcliffe

Impressed with the whole experience, couldn't fault anything 

Helpful and Professional

Very pleased with the service provided - everyone was helpful and professional.

Mr Keyworth

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2018-11-12T14:07:26+00:00

Mr Keyworth

Everyone was helpful and professional.

Thank you

We would recommend without hesitation. Thank you for all your support and hard work over he last 3 months! You made my house sale straight forward!

Ms Rippon

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2020-01-13T16:12:22+00:00

Ms Rippon

We would recommend without hesitation. Thank you for all your support and hard work over he last 3 months! You made my house sale straight forward!

Great Service


Mr Shaw

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2019-06-25T12:06:31+01:00

Mr Shaw

Prompt and Professional

The speed of service was very prompt and professional

Mrs Kang

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2019-05-16T12:20:07+01:00

Mrs Kang

The speed of service was very prompt and professional 

Kept Informed

Always kept me informed, very professional

Ms Pinder

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2019-08-22T10:46:14+01:00

Ms Pinder

Always kept me informed, very professional
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Meet the team

Ian Osborn - Commercial Property Solicitor - Sheffield
Ian Osborn
Partner & Head of Commercial Property
Anees Rehman - Hillsborough Office Manager & Residential Conveyancer
Anees Rehman
Assistant Head of Dept
StJohn Wright - Commercial Property Solcitor - Woodseats - Sheffield
StJohn Wright
Solicitor