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The following information is based on a typical quote for houses valued at £250,000.

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£250,000 Freehold Property

For Remortgaging

Our Legal Fee


Land Registry Fee


Official Copies


Arranging Search Indemnity


VAT (where applicable)




£250,000 Freehold Property

For Transfer of Equity

Our Legal Fee


Land Registry Fee


Official Copies


Arranging Search Indemnity


Stamp Duty Land Tax Fee


VAT (where applicable)




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Conveyancing in Rotherham

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Buying a house in Rotherham

Found in South Yorkshire in northern England, Rotherham is a large town that shares close ties with the city of Sheffield. Lying on the banks on the River Don, there is a population of over 250,000 in Rotherham’s metropolitan borough.

At My Home Move Conveyancing we have been improving our knowledge and understanding of local property markets since 2002, allowing us to deliver our clients in Rotherham a specialist, fixed fee conveyancing service.

When looking to buy or sell property in Rotherham, you will require the services of a lawyer for the completion of the necessary legal work.

By choosing My Home Move Conveyancing as your conveyancer in Rotherham, you’ll gain access to our intimate knowledge of the local market, simple and effective use of technology and award winning customer service. You’ll know exactly how much you’re going to pay from the outset thanks to our service coming for a fixed fee, with no extra hidden costs to worry about. Moreover, if you don’t end up moving, when you choose us for your conveyancing in Rotherham you won’t have to pay us anything in legal costs.

We believe in taking care of our clients so we are open seven days a week, and you will be given online access to your case. At My Home Move Conveyancing we can deliver our outstanding conveyancing service to clients across the Rotherham area, from the relatively compact town centre to the pleasant Wickersley area and Kimberworth with its easy access to Sheffield.

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Local statistics

The average house price in Rotherham £99,768. During the past year most sales in the area involved semi-detached properties, which went for an average of £124,901. Detached and terraced properties sold a similar number for an average of £217,784 and £85,381 respectively, while the comparatively small number of flats fetched £83,841.

Essential info

The local authority responsible for properties is Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council. They can be contacted on 01709 382 121 or at the following address:

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council
Riverside House
Main Street
S60 1QY

The early history of Rotherham dates back to the Iron Age and Roman times, while the town itself was founded early in the Middle Ages. The coal industry brought expansion to the area during the Industrial Revolution, while the region has also always relied on its iron ore. There are a range of sights and attractions in town, including the 15th century Rotherham Minster church, the Magna Science Adventure Centre and Clifton House with its museum.

Rotherham lies less than seven miles from Sheffield, which can be easily reached by the A6109 road. The M1 motorway passes to the west and south of town, offering access to Leeds in the north and London in the south, while the M18 also lies to the east of Rotherham. It’s fairly easy to get to other local towns, such as Barnsley, Doncaster, Pontefract and Wakefield. A train to Sheffield can take just over 10 minutes, while Leeds is just over an hour’s journey and London King Cross can be reached in two and a quarter hours.

There are plenty of schools in the area for parents with children to consider, including Oakwood High, Wath Comprehensive and the Willows School in Thurcroft. Options for younger children include St Alban’s C of E, Brinsworth Manor and Whiston Worry Goose Junior and Infant School on Hall Close Avenue. Further education options include Thomas Rotherham College, Dearne Valley College and Rotherham College of Arts and Technology.

All properties in Rotherham will fall within one of the following council tax bands.

Council tax band A

Property value range

Up to and including £40,000

Council tax charge


Council tax band B

Property value range

£40,001 to £52,000

Council tax charge


Council tax band C

Property value range

£52,001 to £68,000

Council tax charge


Council tax band D

Property value range

£68,001 to £88,000

Council tax charge


Council tax band E

Property value range

£88,001 to £120,000

Council tax charge


Council tax band F

Property value range

£120,001 to £160,000

Council tax charge


Council tax band G

Property value range

£160,001 to £320,000

Council tax charge


Council tax band H

Property value range

£320,001 and above

Council tax charge


About us

Established in 2001, we exclusively deal with the legal side of moving home. Last year alone, through our experienced conveyancers, we helped nearly 50,000 customers have a hassle-free experience. We are a truly national company, having completed transactions in each of the 109 postcode areas in England and Wales.

Our promise to you…

We understand that moving house can be stressful. So we make sure everything we do makes the process as easy and efficient as possible. We’ll give you an all inclusive fixed quote from the start so there won’t be any surprises. The price only changes if your instructions do.

You’ll have access to our unique, easy to use, online case management service to track your case. And dedicated conveyancing experts who’ll be on hand to guide you through the whole process.

We know you’re busy, so we’re open 8am until 8pm most weekdays, and open at weekends too!

Finally, if your move falls through, through no fault of your own, we won’t charge you a penny in legal fees.

Multiple industry awards

See why our unique conveyancing service (My Home Move and its wholly owned law firm) has been recognised as an industry leading, award-winning conveyancing company.

Best Legal Services Provider

Future of Legal Services Innovation

Most Innovative Use of Technology

Best Conveyancing Provider

National Conveyancing Firm of the Year

Best Legal Services Provider

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What's involved

Once you have your offer accepted, it’s time to get the ball rolling on legally transferring the ownership to you. Here’s how we do things at My Home Move Conveyancing.

First, your estate agents will send us a copy of the Memorandum of sale, which provides the details of the property, the amount offered and the name of the sellers and buyers and their conveyancers. You will be asked to complete your details and provide to us your instructions along with primary ID such as a passport or driving licence and proof of residence in the form of a bank statement/utility bill.

Read our Home Buying Process guide

If you are selling a house, you will need a Conveyancer to act for you – that’s where we come in!

You will be asked by us to complete your details and provide your instructions along with primary ID such as a passport or driving licence and proof of residence in the form of a bank statement/utility bill. You will also be asked to fill in a Property Information form including some specific details about the property, its boundaries, any alterations to the property etc. If you have any additional paperwork such as planning permissions or notices, then these will be required by us to send with the contract papers. We will also ask you to complete a Fixtures, Fittings and Contents form to say what you will be taking and leaving behind. If the property is leasehold, you will be asked for information about who you pay ground rent and services charges to…

Read our Home Selling Process guide

After we have received your instructions to act we will check the legal issues and title to your property to ensure it offers a satisfactory security for your new lender, as this is the essence of a mortgage.

We will also check the amounts outstanding on any current mortgage registered on the property as these will have to be repaid at completion. The amounts will be confirmed with you.

Usually, we will not carry out Local, Drainage or Mining (if appropriate) searches as we will put in place an insurance which will protect your lender. This is less expensive for you and quicker. Some lenders still require that searches are made and will not rely on insurance. If this is the case the searches will have to be made and the cost will show on the Financial Statement sent to you.

At about the same time that you receive your Mortgage Offer we receive a copy together with the lender’s instructions to act for them. We will consider the Offer to ensure that we do those things required of us as the solicitors and to check what other conditions have to be satisfied.

We will then send you the Mortgage Deed to sign and any other documentation that may be required by your lender. We shall need to have this back from you as soon as possible and certainly by the day before we complete. Otherwise there will be a delay.

You need to check that the Mortgage Offer is acceptable to you. For example, is the mortgage amount and mortgage product correct? Is it the correct method of repayment? Are there any early repayment fees?

We target a completion date for 7 days after we receive our copy of the Mortgage Offer but our being able to complete depends on the terms of the Offer and any peculiarities of your transaction.

If the new mortgage amount is less than the amount we have to pay to your existing lender, we will ask for the difference from you, before the completion date.

Following completion we deal with the registration formalities to ensure the mortgage security is perfected for your lender and any deeds will then be sent to your lender for safe-keeping.

Note – If your property is leasehold, we also:

Request your landlord to confirm that all ground rent, service charges and insurance premiums (if applicable) have been paid to date and that there is no known breach of the lease.

Have to approve the wording of the lease.

Have to serve on the landlord a notice of discharge of your existing mortgage and a notice that a new mortgage has been given to your new lender.

Read our Remortgaging Process guide

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Quotation Team

If you would like to discuss a quotation you have received please call our Quotation Team on

0333 234 4425

Monday - Friday




Conveyancing Team

If you would like to speak to someone about your case please call our Conveyancing Team on

0333 234 4396

Monday - Thursday