Help not to be repossessed
An interesting one for the Homeowenerists...
Step by step guide to being a landlord
Is this a sign of a crash?
BoE idiot extends UK boom in debt, and then claims economy is fixed.
'Mr Fisher also argues that QE, along with the Bankâs Funding for Lending Scheme which subsidises credit to banks, were responsible for the recovery that finally kicked in last year.' ----- Yes, an a debt driven recovery at that. It's just a strategy to hide a bankrupt country.
Councils fearful of upsetting investors refuse to penalise empty homes owners
"The BBC's research shows there are currently 80,489 empty properties in the capital - and in total only 4,399 of them were subjected to the Empty Homes Premium." "The way to build homes is not to tax existing homes and stop people investing and buying in our city." - Daniel Astaire, cabinet member for housing, Westminster council [my emphasis].
Unique Balfour Place has 19 bedrooms, six kitchens and 17 bathrooms
No.7 Balfour Place - an Arts & Crafts-style Mayfair mansion built in 1891 - was divided up into six apartments in the 1990s. But with the world's billionaires fighting over properties in the capital, it is likely to sell to a buyer who wants it for a family home. It has seven reception rooms of 'princely proportions', six kitchens, 17 bathrooms and a roof terrace. Estate agent Peter Wetherell said: "As apartments, it could be used as an investment to generate rental income. Reinstated into a single residence, it could create one of London's finest mega-mansions." No.7 Balfour Place is for sale freehold priced at £45 million.
Can you still get a 100% mortgage?
Blame it on the boogie
The average asking price for a home in the UK dropped in July amid tighter lending rules for the mortgage market, the World Cup and the start of summer. Property website Rightmove said the average asking price dropped 0.8% over the month to Â£270,159, thought this was still 6.5% higher than in July 2013.