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15 Feb 2019
The Bank of Mum and Dad can be great, but beware the potholes
There is a tried and trusted phrase used widely by the military. It states: “The first casualty of any contact with the enemy - is the plan.”
25 Jan 2019
How to be fair to all of your children
2019 may promise many changes but one thing that won’t be one of them is the need for the Bank of Mum and Dad to help their children on to the housing ladder. But how do you be fair to all of them?
16 Jan 2019
Can I get my house deposit money back if my child splits with their partner?
The Bank of Mum and Dad is equivalent of a top ten mortgage lender, but what happens to the money if the relationship breaks down?
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.
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.
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”.
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.
24 Nov 2017
There’s more to do Mr Chancellor
Most Budget speeches can give anyone a cold – to which Mr Hammond alluded as he reached for the cough sweets.
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