Jim Kennedy Consultant
“Jim Kennedy as usual was excellent!”
“I was thoroughly impressed with the service and advice I received. Jim Kennedy was particularly helpful and experienced.”
Jim is a consultant in the Residential Property team handling a wide variety of private client matters, but specialising in all types of high value residential property work.
- Residential property sales, purchases and mortgages
- Transfers of property ownership and trust deeds
- Equity release mortgages
- Grants of long residential leases
Jim is an executor of numerous estates and a trustee on a number of trusts. He has been Under Sheriff of Hampshire since 1987
“It was all so efficient and speedy, and all went so smoothly; I don't know what I expected but I didn't feel stressed at all.”
“…a massive thank you for everything you and your team did for me. You have been fantastic.”
Related Knowledge & Resources
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As had been hinted at over the weekend, in today's Autumn Budget, Phillip Hammond has announced changes to Stamp Duty Land Tax ("SDLT") to assist first time buyers to be known as "Discount Relief".
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