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    • Keeno34
    • By Keeno34 10th Nov 18, 8:51 PM
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    Reasonable conveyancing fees?
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    • 10th Nov 18, 8:51 PM
    Reasonable conveyancing fees? 10th Nov 18 at 8:51 PM
    Hello - I'm hoping for some advice..


    I'm looking into purchasing a shared ownership property - around 100,000 will be my part, made up of deposit and mortgage.


    I'm looking around at solicitors for conveyancing and the fees seem huge - what is the expected amount to pay for a conveyancing fees? Purchase only, first time buy?


    What is a good way of getting the best price for conveyancing? Has anyone done this themselves?


    Thanks
    Last edited by Keeno34; 10-11-2018 at 9:05 PM.
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    • Slithery
    • By Slithery 10th Nov 18, 8:54 PM
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    • 10th Nov 18, 8:54 PM
    Where are you and for what have you been quoted by whom?
    Last edited by Slithery; 11-11-2018 at 2:15 PM.
    • cjv
    • By cjv 10th Nov 18, 11:05 PM
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    • 10th Nov 18, 11:05 PM
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    • 10th Nov 18, 11:05 PM
    I was quote hunting a couple of weeks ago in a similar situation, first time buyer shared ownership purchasing 75,000 share of a new build in the SE.

    I started with online quotes and they ranged from 700-1800. I then searched for local solicitors and found one half a mile away and they have quoted me 1200 and seem reputable so I have gone with them.

    Don't be pressured into using the vendors IFA or solicitor, if you do not want to.

    This is the website I used for my first set of quotes if you are looking for a starting point:

    https://www.reallymoving.com/
    • Sibz
    • By Sibz 10th Nov 18, 11:23 PM
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    • 10th Nov 18, 11:23 PM
    It's not cheap.... that's for sure
    • datlex
    • By datlex 11th Nov 18, 2:06 PM
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    • 11th Nov 18, 2:06 PM
    My conveyancing with a local solicitor was 599.50 including searches. 90k including deposit and mortgage FTB
    • 25 Years On
    • By 25 Years On 11th Nov 18, 2:24 PM
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    • 11th Nov 18, 2:24 PM
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    • 11th Nov 18, 2:24 PM
    When I was selling I used fairly local specialist conveyancing solicitors with a fixed price of 599. I think it was the same price for buying. They were really good.
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