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Our team of residential property specialists are highly experienced in dealing with all types of property purchases and sales including:
We work closely with other specialist teams to cover a whole range of related residential property matters, for example inheritance, tax, trusts and planning law issues. A full listing can be found below in Related Expertise.
Our residential property solicitors advise and act for private UK buyers and sellers, as well as overseas clients who wish to buy property in the UK. We are also recommended as preferred solicitors to buyers of new-build houses by a number of the region's leading residential property developers.
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Welcome to Blake Morgan's latest edition of Residential Property Spotlight, bringing you a round-up of the topics most relevant to you and your clients.
Earlier today the Chancellor of the Exchequer revealed the Government's Autumn Budget. Blake Morgan's residential property expert comments on Philip Hammond's decision to abolish Stamp Duty for first time buyers on properties under £300,000.
In April 2017, the Government published a proposal for a new beneficial ownership register of overseas companies that own UK property or participate in UK Government procurement.
25 November 2017 marks the second anniversary of the 2015 Autumn Statement in which the Government announced that “higher rates of stamp duty land tax” would apply to purchases of “additional residential properties” starting on 1 April 2016.
The Government has announced that it wants to reform and modernise the home-buying process to make it "cheaper, faster and less stressful". Our experts look at the recommendations and what they aim to do.
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.