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03 Oct 2018
Thanks Mum & Dad, we love you
For those who do not know London, Camberwell, at the eastern end of Southwark Borough, has for many years been rather forgotten by the gentrification that has been enjoyed by its near neighbours, Brixton and Peckham.
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.
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.
10 Oct 2017
New students, same old story
It’s one of the great conundra of life. The children leave home (finally!) by going on to university and they do so with your blessing.
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.
08 Mar 2017
Joke and Mirrors
It took the Leader of the Opposition – not famous for being a free marketeer – to point out there was nothing in the Chancellor’s much-awaited Budget for those ‘struggling to get on the housing ladder’.
07 Mar 2017
Please Mr Chancellor, ease up on Stamp Duty
In years gone by Budget Day was brightened up by a lively betting market on all sorts of predictions.
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