Kate Hathaway Associate - Residential Conveyancing - Thames Valley
“Outstanding service from Kate”
“Thank you for your sterling work with the purchase. The service was excellent and it was nice to be able to step back allowing you to do your work knowing that it was going to be delivered faultlessly. In addition the Purchaser's Pack was outstanding.”
Kate specialises in residential property and development, dealing with sales, purchases, remortgages and small scale developments.
Main areas of practice
She is experienced in dealing with both registered and unregistered titles and complex first registrations of unregistered estates. She deals with properties throughout Oxfordshire, London and the South East, including the prime and super prime market and high value financing. Kate is also experienced in dealing with lease extensions and collective enfranchisement.
Kate's diverse client base ranges from first time buyers to overseas investors and high net worth individuals. She also acts for a number of developers in Oxfordshire, London and the South Coast in both site acquisition and plot sales and landlords in respect of Licences for Alterations and Assignment requested by their tenants.
She regularly deals with matters ancillary to the other services provided by the firm, such as sales of matrimonial homes and declarations of trusts following divorce and assents and registrations of properties further to probate.
“A big thank you for all your hard work and help.... I'm positive that if we didn't have you on board this deal would never have gone through. Thank goodness for great solicitors.”
Related Knowledge & Resources
Chancellor announces changes to stamp duty land tax for first-time buyers but with no changes for the rest of the market
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".
In an article for Lexis PSL Elaine Allen, legal director at Blake Morgan, examines issues currently facing the British housing sector, what the government is doing to combat the housing crisis and how effective the proposed solutions could be.
The higher rates of SDLT are intended to apply to purchases of additional residential properties, such as second homes and buy to let properties.