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04 Dec 2018
The return of the 100 per cent mortgage?
The ‘Big One-0’ – the 100 per cent mortgage is associated with those times where everything seemed flash.
08 Jun 2018
Fool Britannia
There’s a World Cup. England are in it and, those not of Celtic heritage, are getting in a tizzy of anticipation and excitement. As we all know, this leads to anti-climax and, what hyperbolically is called, ‘hurt’ after a “heroic” defeat.
06 Jun 2018
Mortgages and mental health – time to act
A quarter of us will experience a mental health issue at some time in our lives.
15 May 2018
Give the young £10,000 and fix society
There is, we are told, a divide; a desperate unfairness in society which if left unrepaired will make the young practically homeless, debt ravaged and “increasingly angry”.
20 Apr 2018
Never mind the labels, concentrate on the issues
Generally speaking, I’m not a fan of generalisations.
22 Mar 2018
All this finger-pointing isn’t helping the first-time buyer
Announcing well-overdue planning reforms in England this week the Prime Minister acknowledged that young people were ‘angry’ about not being able to buy a home and were ‘right’ to be so.
25 May 2017
Bank of Mum and Dad becomes top ten lender
Empty-nesters will be putting their hands in their pockets to the tune of £6.5bn a year to help their adult fledglings flee the nest.
22 May 2017
Keep calm and get a mortgage
No-one knows better than us how hard the plight of the first time buyer is in this day and age. It is our business, after all, and we know exactly how stressful it can be.
12 May 2017
Saving for a deposit
I just had the most unbelievable dream. I’d just bought my first home… then I woke up.
03 Mar 2017
Need a rest? Aim for the best.
One of the joys of getting older is that one becomes less excitable about things – instead calm contemplation and determined action are the bedfellows of the ‘experienced’ generation.
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