All work that Whittingdales do, whatever it is, will be charged at Mr Whittingdale’s hourly rate. This will be between £250 – £350, depending on the complexity of the case. VAT @ 20% will be added to the total fee BUT You will not be responsible for Whittingdales charges until a number of things have happened: 1. You have said what you wish to achieve 2. Mr Whittingdale has considered whether and, if so upon what terms and within what timescale, he believes he can meet your expectations 3. Mr Whittingdale has told you what he expects it will cost and how many chargeable hours it will take, to achieve the desired outcome, so far as it is possible to assess this at the outset 4. Mr Whittingdale has written to you confirming what you have asked him to do and what he expects it to cost and the anticipated timescale for achieving your objective 5. You have received, considered, and accepted Whittingdales terms of business. The following examples are included for illustrative purposes only and do not constitute an offer Conveyancing fees Freehold sale £2,500.00 including VAT £3,000 Leasehold sale £2,500.00 including VAT £3,000.00 PURCHASE Freehold purchase (without mortgage) £2,500.00 including VAT £3,000.00 Leasehold Purchase (without mortgage) £2,500.00 including VAT £3,000.00 Includes: complying with money laundering requirements for ID purposes checking Land Registry title documents making searches and enquiries - (additional fees apply) drafting transfer exchange of contracts requisitions on title work up to completion post completion work SDLT form Registration Does not include: tax advice or advice as to value Additional sums payable in addition to our fees – “Disbursements:” Sale: Land Registry office copy and filed plan £7.02 [incl. VAT] Official copy filed documents £5.04 [incl. VAT] each Purchase: Local search – between £150/250 (estimated) Drainage search between £45/55.00 (estimated) Land Registry search £7.00 Land Registry bankruptcy search £2.00 per name Bank CHAPS fee £25.00 (including VAT) SDLT fees as per current rates www.gov.uk/stamp-duty-land-tax/residential-property-rates Note: Abortive transactions are charged at half hourly rate of £250 per hour capped as above Conveyancing transactions on average take 2 months to complete.
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