Residential Conveyancing

Whether you are buying or selling your home, we provide a service which is designed to safeguard your interests and minimise the stress of moving at each stage of the transaction. We provide regular updates to our clients and use the latest technology to ensure a prompt service.

The Law Society introduced CQS (Conveyancing Quality Scheme) to help to recognise high standards in the home buying process. CQS improves efficiency with common, consistent standards and service levels and enables consumers to recognise practices that provide a quality residential conveyancing service.Bell Park Kerridge is delighted to have secured and maintained CQS status since its inception.

RESIDENTIAL CONVEYANCING FEES

Based on a purchase of a freehold property with the purchase price being between £150,000 and £200,000, Bell Park Kerridge fees are £990.00 including VAT.

Disbursements and prices are as follows;

  • Local & Drainage search – approx £163.00
  • Land Registry searches – approx £10.00
  • Bank Transfer fee – £42.00
  • Submission of Stamp Duty form – £72.00
  • Stamp Duty – Varies on price
  • Anti Money-Laundering ID check – £8.40 (inc VAT) per person
  • Help2Buy ISA service fee – £60.00 per ISA
  • Land Registry fee – £100.00 or £230.00 for an unregistered property

For a sale of the same price, Bell Park Kerridge fees would remain the same.

Disbursements and prices for the sale are as follows;

  • Land Registry Office Copy – £10.00 (approx)
  • Bank Transfer fee – £42.00
  • Anti Money-Laundering ID Check – £8.40 (inc VAT) per person

Charging is on a fixed fee basis as shown in the Total Cost of The Service section. These will of course be discussed with you before we commence working for you.

The people here at Bell Park Kerridge who may deal with your transaction are as follows;

  • Pearl Pope
  • Sarah Coyles
  • Anita Jobling
  • Vince Lung

The supervising Director of the above staff is Duncan Carter.

For details on their qualifications and experience, please see the ‘Our Team’ page.

  • Local & Drainage search – approx £163.00
  • Land Registry searches – approx £10.00
  • Bank Transfer fee – £42.00
  • Submission of Stamp Duty forms – £72.00
  • Stamp Duty – Varies on price
  • Anti Money-Laundering ID check – £8.40 (inc VAT) per person
  • Help2Buy ISA service fee – £60.00 per ISA
  • Land Registry fee – £100.00 or £230.00 for an unregistered property

 

Disbursements and prices for the sale are as follows;

  • Land Registry Office Copy – £10.00
  • Bank Transfer fee – £42.00
  • Anti Money-Laundering ID Check – £8.40 (inc VAT)  per person

As VAT is not payable on all disbursements, we will advise you at the time when VAT will be payable on a disbursement that is required for your sale/purchase.

We will attend to all matters required to bring your sale/purchase to completion. Circumstances in every transaction can vary but you can be assured we will discuss any issues with you.

Exchanging Contracts – When this occurs you will be legally bound in to the transaction. Every transaction can differ but we will keep you advised of the likely timescale.

Completion Date – This aims to be within 6-12 weeks and when monies are transferred to / received from the other side’s Solicitor. This is also when you will either collect or hand over the keys to the property.

Job Vacancies

CURRENT VACANCIES

Legal Cashier/Bookkeeper

We require a Legal Cashier/Bookkeeper to work in our busy Carlisle Office on a full time basis (35 hours a week). Please see further details on the role in the Recruitment Section of the website (About the Firm). 

Secretary and A Admin Assistant 

We are looking for a full time Secretary (35 hours per week) to work at our Carlisle office.

We also require a  Admin Assistant to work in our Carlisle Office on a full time basis (35 hours per week). You will be required to carry out basic administrative duties.

For either vacancy please send a current CV and covering letter to Mr Duncan Carter, Bell Park Kerridge, Clifford Court, Cooper Way, Parkhouse, Carlisle, CA3 0JG or e-mail the CV and letter to him at dcarter@bpkcumbria.co.uk