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Selling FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions from sellers

The costs involved in selling your property consist of:

Energy Performance Certificate

It’s a legal requirement to have commissioned an EPC before marketing can start. Brixanne Morter can organise this legally required document on your behalf at a cost of 80.

Estate agent commission

Commission fees become payable once your estate agent sells your property and contracts are signed. This is charged as a percentage of the sale price + VAT (if applicable).

Legal fees for the conveyancing process

These vary depending on the solicitor you choose.


Not if you instruct Brixanne Morter. We include all marketing and advertising costs within the commission fee agreed and payable to us upon successfully selling your property. You can however put your property in the spotlight, call 0207 112 8822 to discuss


Your Title Deeds are proof of ownership of your property. They will be held by your bank or building society if you have a mortgage and your solicitor will obtain the deeds and let the buyer’s solicitor have a copy.


We'll take the time to inform you. We will answer your queries and keep you informed with our letting guide and property news if you need an expert opinion just ask us.


Brixanne Morter will accompany all viewings during our opening hours. However, in some circumstances you may be asked to conduct the occasional viewing. As we work long hours we’ve already maximised viewing potential and minimised the number of viewings you have to conduct yourself.


No, the buyer is responsible for paying Stamp Duty.


If your estate agent is accompanying all viewings and they have the access codes and keys for your property your presence is not required. Brixanne Morter accompanies all viewings.

It is worth noting that buyers often feel more relaxed when the owner is not present.

This depends on the conditions of the offer and what your preferences are.


On the completion date, this is mutually agreed between yourself and the buyer.


If you are selling a property that is your main home, you won’t have to pay tax on it as long as you satisfy certain conditions. However, if you are selling a property that is not your main home, it is likely you may have to pay Capital Gains Tax.