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#1 MrPin

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Posted 25 March 2012 - 12:40 PM

There is a two page spread in today's Home section by Helen Davies called: Will the bubble burst?, with a picture of a house being carried aloft by a child's balloon and a hand set to ***** it with a pin, about the prime central London market.

Of course, because of their pay wall, I can't link it, and I can't make myself read it, because it's bound to nauseatingly conclude that the answer is "no", but I thought I'd post it here, because even the use of that B-word might be a first in such a VI homeland as the Sunday Times Home supplement.


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Posted 25 March 2012 - 12:46 PM

I chose the name Pin because I could see a bubble! :lol:

Your services are urgently required, Mr Pin. :)

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Posted 25 March 2012 - 12:46 PM

I'm full of pent up demand.

Isn't there some sort of google trick to be able to read it?
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Posted 25 March 2012 - 01:03 PM

To give you an idea, the final paragraph is the usual Sibleyesque madness that everyone will just stay put then, so there will be even less things to buy.


Some people won't learn until interest rates start going up.

Oh dear, they are already!

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Posted 25 March 2012 - 01:19 PM

It's an interesting article.

ST is well worth the price IMHO. You get a lot of read for £2.20, lasts me a week.

One thing the article said that I found interesting was that in the budget aparrently VAT work on listed buildings will now not be zero rated. A hidden gem.

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Posted 25 March 2012 - 01:21 PM

To give you an idea, the final paragraph is the usual Sibleyesque madness that everyone will just stay put then, so there will be even less things to buy.

It's pure VI tripe, with 50% of the page space trying to flog some actual, particular houses in the affected price bracket.

Maybe read it in Tescos by ripping the packet open.


Acutally I found it quite evenly balanced, with some plusses and minuses.

However, I read it relaxed from the comfort of my armchair.

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Posted 25 March 2012 - 01:33 PM

Your services are urgently required, Mr Pin. :)



It's like a time lapse film Signor Bruno! It happens slower than most realise! So slow that most people don't see it! :huh:
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Posted 25 March 2012 - 02:14 PM

I used the name Durch because it was written on the side of my beer can in the small print.


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I called myself hotairmail because I'm full of sh*t. ;)

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Posted 25 March 2012 - 02:16 PM

Vorsprung durch bier?


I called myself hotairmail because I'm full of sh*t. ;)



Ha ha! That's most of us then? ;)
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Posted 25 March 2012 - 02:19 PM

To give you an idea, the final paragraph is the usual Sibleyesque madness that everyone will just stay put then, so there will be even less things to buy.

It's pure VI tripe, with 50% of the page space trying to flog some actual, particular houses in the affected price bracket.

Maybe read it in Tescos by ripping the packet open.


Can you not speak the article into the inter web using some speech to text software Mr Durch? :lol:

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Posted 25 March 2012 - 02:25 PM

Maybe the Gigantic Purple Slug would be happy to. But I think it's the same as scanning it in terms of copywrite breach, I'm not sure.

Do you really want me to read it and précis it?


Not really, it sounds a crap article to me, probably full of made up people with kids that have names like Joshua and Imogen, go to private schools and have ponies and stuff.

Actually thanks for reminding me why I don't buy the Sunday Times anymore. :P

Edited by "Steed", 25 March 2012 - 02:26 PM.

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Posted 25 March 2012 - 02:26 PM

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Edited by Killer Bunny, 25 March 2012 - 02:27 PM.

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Posted 25 March 2012 - 02:39 PM

I've just read it - GPS was right, it's not so bad. (So much for my instinct. :lol: )

In essence, it states what's happened, how tiny the population of houses affected, that lots of sales were rushed through (£107 million of relevant sales in one day for Knight Frank - £15 million on the same day last year), that lots of vendors priced just over £2 million rushed to drop just under, that some vendors up to £3 million might pay the extra duty for the buyers, that property outside London is expected to teeter, but then carry on as normal, and that rural places with farmland are excluded from the new rate. Then it ends up saying most people will stay put and supply will dry up. Plus lots of ads.



Sounds bullish?
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Posted 25 March 2012 - 02:39 PM

Then it ends up saying most people will stay put and supply will dry up. Plus lots of ads.


Of course! No one need ever need sell a property ever again. Estate agents throughout the land to shut up shop immediately.

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Posted 25 March 2012 - 02:49 PM

The Telegraph has stuck up a story saying that the new stamp duty on companies will be impossible to collect and so will not affect the housing market.
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