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Buy To Let Landlords Are Enjoying The Fastest Rent Rises On Record

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

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Originally Posted 21st September 2007
Guess what? The prediction I made a few years ago is becoming a reality. I predicted that we would start to see upward rent rise pressure that would out perform the historical rates. It wasn’t a particularly difficult prediction as I knew that rents were already lower than they should be [...]

The Banks One Size Fits All System Is Racist

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

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Originally Posted 20th September 2007
Just using the word racist stirs up emotions and makes it uncomfortable for me to write about; this is just in case I say something that is politically incorrect, but then I’ve never really been politically correct anyway and I just say it the way I see it. Anyway I think [...]

Northern Rock, Was This Fun To Watch Or What?

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

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Originally Posted 19th September 2007
First off I’ll cover why I think it happened, what the fallout will be and I’ll cover why you can make money thanks to this. I will also cover the events that caused this and why it may help to bring about changes in the future.
On a personal note this was [...]

Why The Chinese Change of Diet Means We’ll All Be Paying More For Our Mortgages

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

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Originally Posted 13th September 2007
Even though I don’t agree with the government’s policy on trying to keep to a 2% inflation figure, their way of pulling the reigns of the UK economy by the means of interest rates, really does have a quick effect on the property market. It’s a shame their clever economists can’t [...]

It’s No Good Building Too Many Homes In The Wrong Area

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

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Originally Posted 25th August 2007
The government is trying to build enough homes now; well they think it’s enough anyway. And what they are going to do is let people build properties in the wrong areas, believing the Kevin Costner comment that ‘People Will Come’. I think they are right, Buy to Let Investors will come, [...]

Is This Shortcut The Long Route In Disguise?

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

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Originally Posted 25th August 2007
A common question I am often asked is, would I buy a new build property or would I recommend that someone else did? Firstly I’d say no I don’t, but that doesn’t mean to say I wouldn’t.
I think when some people make the choice to go into property investment I think what [...]

Answer To A Question From My Personal Blog

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

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Originally Posted 17th July 2007
Hi Jane,
I was asked the following question on a blog post ‘Small prediction’ yesterday and I thought the answer would benefit everyone. Here’s the post and the question: -
***Small prediction***

So We’re Going To Increase The Supply Of New Houses Are We?

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

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Originally Posted 12th July 2007
The new Prime Minister is definitely going for the headlines with this one. I think property is our nations favourite subject so this should help to keep him in the headlines and carry through the ‘good feeling’ factor.
He announced yesterday that he would increase the new building program from it’s current [...]

A couple of interesting way points in the papers today

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

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Originally Posted 11th July 2007
The first was about Gordon Brown announcing his plans ahead of time and breaking with tradition to do it. This increases my belief that an early election will be called as he needs to get these positive changes in early so that he can rank up the pressure to why he [...]

Will they rise the base rate? Part 2

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

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Originally Posted 3rd July 2007
These people know what they are doing so if you are going to America shortly then I would change your money before Thursday at 12.00pm as it stands at $2.015 for just £1. Me, if I was a betting man would be looking at putting a short in place on the [...]

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