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How Do I Know The Credit Crunch Will Be Fixed?

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

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Originally Posted 12th May 2008
I’m going to cover first how and why I know the credit crisis will be fixed and then I’ll go on to cover why it will continue to be such a great time for the contrarian investor.
How Do I Know It Will Be Fixed?

Does The Credit Crunch ‘Stop Play’ For The Property Investor?

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

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Originally Posted 23rd April 2008
The simple answer is ‘Only if you don’t know what you are doing!‘
I said in my book that my strategy would work in a rising, static and falling market. So why is it then all of the agents we buy from (without exception) say we are the only buyers of flats?
They [...]

Could This Be The Piece Of The Puzzle That Fixes The Credit Crisis…Or Is It Just A Licence To Print Money?

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

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Originally Posted 21st April 2008
Well , I was honestly shocked this week to read that the Fed have finally moved the goal posts to support the banks affected by the credit crisis. I mentioned in an earlier article how the Central Banks following the Latin debt crisis of the 70’s allowed the banks [...]

The US Government Comes Up Short Yet Again!

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

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Originally Posted 21st April 2008
I’m sitting in Cyprus at the moment and writing articles on the information that is coming to me via newsletter, as I have no news over due to the satellite dish being blown off axis (apparently). So last week I predicted some intervention by the US government and before I could [...]

What If Interest Rates Go Up?

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

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Originally Posted 14th April 2008
This article is taken from my reply to a question which was asked on the forums recently. I have included it in this section so that other site members can also benefit from it.
Question: What If Interest Rates Go Up?

How The American Property Market Actually Ends Up Affecting The British Market Even Though They Are Totally Different

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

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Originally Posted 14th April 2008
Despite the fact that our property market is so very different from the US, and some would say unique in the world, if looked at from a superficial viewpoint then our market appears to follow the US. And this, I believe, is because that when the US market hurts it hurts [...]

If A Dead Cat Bounces When You Throw It Off A Building Has It Come Back To Life?

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

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Originally Posted 11th April 2008
I’ve read a lot about the American market to see which areas affect our own. There was a lot of chat from journalists last year saying that as the American market was falling ours would fall too as we followed suit to America. As our property markets were linked in some [...]

Buy To Let Landlords Have Not Been Shaken Or Stirred By The Credit Crunch!

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

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Originally Posted 10th April 2008
A recent article in ‘Agreement’ Magazine which is an ARLA’s letting agent’s magazine said:
“Buy to let landlords have not been shaken by the credit crunch. Nine out of ten surveyed during the last quarter of 2007 state they have no intention of selling their properties for seventeen years. Four out of [...]

Will 2008 Be Looked Back On As Worse, Or Much, Much Worse Than 1929? Part II

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

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Originally Posted 27th March 2008
Ok, following on from yesterday when I said, ’so what does all that mean for us on the other end of the scale borrowing money?’
If you are active in the mortgage market at the moment then you can’t help but notice how the mortgage rates are being pulled seemingly every five [...]

Will 2008 Be Looked Back On As Worse, Or Much, Much Worse Than 1929? Part I

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

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Originally Posted 25th March 2008
There has been so much going on recently in the Credit Crunch that I think I could spend 200% of my time writing about it and still not explore all of the probabilities, let alone the possibilities. I also considered not saying anything about it as sometimes the truth can be [...]

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