Contact us first for a FREE INITIAL INTERVIEW to confirm costs with NO OBLIGATION.
We would always recommend potential clients to contact us to discuss the details of any residential property matter to ensure that we provide you with as accurate quotation of costs as possible on a no obligation basis. We can also discuss other issues relating to your matter that you may have concerns about.
For a general guideline about our charges for residential property sales and purchases both freehold and leasehold including mortgages and also re-mortgages;
These are the Firm’s fees. In addition there will be other costs and charges on top which we will have to pay to third parties on your behalf as a necessary part of the process. These include local and other search fees, Land Registry fees, stamp duty land tax, bank transfer fees, information packs, charges for notices and deeds and so on. The total of these can vary a great deal depending on the transaction ; on a purchase, search fees in South Somerset usually amount to £250 including VAT and the Land Registry fee £95.00 on an average purchase transaction.
We will set all the exact amounts out in our detailed quotation which confirms our total charges including all of the above (not an estimate)
The fees set out above assume that the transaction is ‘standard’ and has no unforeseen issues that may lengthen the process or increase costs. This is why it is important that we discuss your own transaction both when we provide you with a quote but also in detail if you decide to instruct us. The type of factors that may involve a variation in fee include but not limited to:
We give very careful consideration to our prices and do bear in mind that with this we take into account the importance of this often complex work we do for you including not missing anything important, working to deadlines and the requirement to have the protection of professional insurance cover.
We have produced various information leaflets including detailing the work involved in buying and selling a property but to give you an idea here the work we do includes:
The timescales set out presume that information we need is provided to us in a timely manner.
Please note that you would always be involved in paying external costs such as estate agent commission, removal costs and so on.
We aim to offer all clients a friendly and efficient service. If, however, any difficulty should arise, including a complaint about the firm’s bill, in the first instance please discuss the issue with the fee earner concerned. If the matter is not resolved, you should raise the matter with our Complaints Partner, Colin Burdett of the Axminster Office – telephone 01297 32206, unless he is the subject of your complaint, in which case please contact William Bennett on Chard telephone 01460 61000.
Should a complaint arise we will inform you of our complaints procedure (which is otherwise available on request) and your right to refer the matter to the Legal Ombudsman at the conclusion of our complaints process.
Here at Milford & Dormor we offer a wide range of services, click on the links below to see more information about the services we offer: