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MAG Solicitors - specialists in all aspects of residential conveyancing. Committed to making the process of buying or selling your home as simple as possible. 

'Conveyancing is the buying and selling of property, and also includes converting leasehold property to freehold property, gifting property and applications for first registration of title deeds.' 
Selling or buying a new home can be a very stressful time for anyone, but we are here to make it as stress-free as we can for you. Helping you through the various stages involved in this process liaising with the other party before contract signing and before and after completion. 
 
The process involves the other party securing title to the land together with all the rights that run with the land. We will work with you to help secure your deeds and also to make sure that the process of exchanging goes as easily as it can. We are with you though the steps to help you secure the sale and/or purchase of your property. 
 
Give us a call for more information on 01902 244 150 or e-mail us at info@magsolicitors.co.uk. 

Residential Property Conveyancing 

MAG Solicitors specialise in dealing with most aspects of residential conveyancing. We are able to offer you practical advice needed to make informed decisions about your transaction and are committed to making the process of buying or selling your home as simple as possible. We aim to provide our clients with the highest level of professional service and are able to assist with any of the following matters: 
Buying and Selling Freehold/Leasehold property (Registered/Unregistered) 
Conveyancing relating to probate 
Right to Buy 
First registration of unregistered land 
Deed of Guarantee 
Occupiers consent form 
Gifting of property 
Lease extensions 
Transfer or release of equity 
Property Trust Deeds 
AST Agreements 
Voluntary first registration 
Title rectification 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Our Conveyancing Fees 

These fees can vary depending on the property and can on occasion be significantly more than the ranges given below. Once we have had sight of your specific documents we can advise you if your property needs more than the standard legal work and we can give you a more taylored figure at that time should it be required.  
We do not give organisations a referral fee. 

Purchase costs 

Freehold Property without a mortgage 
£895.00 + £179.00 VAT + Disbursements* 
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Freehold Property with mortgage  
£1,000.00 + £200.00 VAT + Disbursements* 
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Leasehold Property without a mortgage 
£995.00 + £199 .00 VAT + Disbursements* 
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Leasehold Property with a mortgage 
£1,200.00 + £240.00 VAT + Disbursements* 
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Right to Buy 
£795.00 + £187.00 VAT + Disbursements* 
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*Disbursements are as follows: 
£25.00 + £5.00 VAT TT Fee for Electronic Money Transfer  
£20.00 - £135.00 Land Registry Fee, depending on the price of the property: See more 
Stamp Duty Land Tax, calculated on the value of the property (if applicable): See more 
Around £300.00 for searches 
£5.00 Credit check (per person) 
There may be additional disbursements if the property is Leasehold, such as a management pack. 

Stages of the residential purchasing process 

The precise stages involved in the purchase of a residential property vary according to your circumstances however we highlight some of the key stages below: 
Take your instructions and give you initial advice 
Receive and advise on contract documents 
Carry out searches 
Obtain further planning documentation if required 
Make any necessary enquiries of seller's solicitor 
Give you advice on all documents and information received 
Send final contract to you for signature 
Agree completion date (date from which you own the property) 
Exchange contracts and notify you that this has happened 
Arrange for all monies needed to be received from you 
Complete purchase 
Deal with payment of Stamp Duty/Land Tax 
Deal with application for registration at Land Registry 

Sale costs 

 
Freehold Property 
£895.00 + £179.00 VAT + Disbursements
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Leasehold Property  
£995.00 + £199.00 VAT + Disbursements
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*Disbursments are as follows:  
£25.00 + £5.00 VAT TT fee for Electronic Money Transfer 
£6.00 - £12.00 Land Registry Fee, depending on the price of the property 
£5.00 Credit check (per person) 
Estate Agent fees (if applicable) 
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Stages of the residential sale process 

The precise stages involved in the sale of a residential property vary according to your circumstances however we highlight some of the key stages below: 
 
Take your instructions and give you initial advice 
Send out contract documentation to the buyer's solicitors 
Answer applicably any enquiries raised 
Send final contract to you for signature 
 
 
Agree completion date 
Exchange contracts and notify you that this has happened 
Complete sale 
Discharge of mortgage, if applicable. 
Arrange for all monies to be sent to you 
 

How long will the transaction take to complete? 

Sale, or purchase of a house all depends on a number of factors. The average process takes between 8-16 weeks. 
 
It can be quicker or slower, depending on the parties in the chain. For example, if you are a first time buyer, purchasing a new build property with a mortgage in principle, it could take 16 weeks. However, if you are buying a leasehold property that requires an extension of the lease, this can take significantly longer, between 3 and 6 months. In such, a situation additional charges would apply. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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