Our charges and
financial support

We'll always be open about any charges so you know what to expect.

Below is a list of our most common administrative fees.

 Item

 Cost (2018)

 (all costs include VAT)

Comments

 Shared ownership resales

The maximum amount specified in the lease, plus an additional £390 solicitor fees

The lease will usually specify an amount payable if we nominate a buyer.  This is usually a percentage of the market value of the home.  If it’s not specified then it will be £1,200 (including VAT)

 Resale admin fee only (no nomination)

£540 plus £390 solicitor fees

 Re-mortgage approval

 £150

Any remortgage of a shared ownership home requires our approval.

 Transfer of names

 £150

If this is required as part of a remortgage approval or further advance, then just one admin fee is payable.

 Notice of transfer / charge   / assignment / Certificate   of compliance

 £150

This is included as part of the shared ownership resales admin fee.

 Approval of further advance

 £150

 No

 Management questionnaire

 £350

This is for responding to pre-sale enquiries, and is included as part of the shared ownership resales admin fee.

 Extension of lease

£350 plus solicitor fees (to be confirmed at time of application)

 No

 Deed of Variation

£150 plus solicitor fees (to be confirmed at time of application)

When changes need to be made to a lease, transfer agreement or conveyance plan.

 Staircasing

 £250

Buying more shares in a shared ownership home

 Copy of lease or transfer   agreement

 £100

You will be able to obtain a copy from UK Land Registry for less.  Alternatively you may be able to get a copy from your mortgage lender or the solicitors who acted for you when you bought your home.

 Licence to make alterations and improvements to your home alter letter eg, kitchens, bathrooms

£250 (initial application only)

Depending on the complexity of the work, there may be additional costs.  This may include solicitor and surveyor fees, as well as costs if changes to a lease are required.

Looking for financial support?

We know that sometimes managing your finances can be difficult. Changes at work, in your family or with any benefits can make it more difficult to make ends meet. And this makes it harder to pay important bills.

If you have a mortgage this is a contract between you and your bank or building society. If you fall behind with your payments, the bank or building society may take possession of your home. If your rent or service charge is in arrears this could also put your home at risk. Please contact us as soon as possible if you’re struggling with your finances.