The road in question is a Heritage road, ex miners Gangway made to original setts. I have the details of the owner in my house deeds and have indeed met with the heiress to the original owner (Lord Vernon) who now lives at Sudbury-Derbyshire. She has offered the road to me for £1.00 provided I cover the cost of the legal transfer. I am aware that the Land Registry will want a fee (not sure how much), but I am uncertain as to how much the cost of completing the necessary forms and paper work amounts to. I do not have unlimited funds and am looking for what is reasonable to expect. I am grateful for any information you may have. My regular solicitor has recently retired. Thank you. L.B.
Thanks for your reply.
Your Solicitor is likely to charge you £400 plus VAT (£80) to prepare the necessary Land Registry Transfer document which will need to be signed by both parties.
The Seller will also need to instruct her own Solicitor who is likely to charge £300 plus VAT (60) tooversee the transaction.
The Land Registry fee would be £40.
I hope this gives you a good idea.