Sunday, February 29, 2004 

Reuters | Latest Financial News / Full News Coverage: All but one of 45 analysts polled by Reuters this week expected the MPC to keep rates on hold....but will the Bank of England surpise everyone?
posted by Webmaster  @ 3:58 PM

All quiet on the news front....well, it is a Sunday after all! Don't forget, if you spot an interesting online news article which we've missed then drop us a line.
posted by Webmaster  @ 12:17 PM

Saturday, February 28, 2004 

First Time Buyers
Check out our new 'First Time Buyers' page.
posted by Webmaster  @ 11:57 AM

Friday, February 27, 2004 

Find a Property - Spring Has Sprung!: "housing market crash has as much foundation as a brick on a pavlova". Nice to know that 'Find a Property' is totally impartial !!!!
posted by Webmaster  @ 10:24 PM

Reuters | Latest Financial News / Full News Coverage: "....interest rates could rise faster than we or the financial markets currently expect"
posted by Webmaster  @ 9:14 PM

Less than 6 days to go until the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) announces it's interest rate decision.
What will their decision be? Have your say in the forum and vote using our voting tool.
Don't forget that you can check back and see the MPC countdown in the Quick Facts box.
posted by Webmaster  @ 3:49 PM

Guardian Unlimited Money | News | £1,000 a week rise bars first timers:
"Nationwide reveals biggest house price increase for two years "
posted by Webmaster  @ 8:02 AM

Thursday, February 26, 2004 

Consumer confidence weakens in February
"...consumers are less favourable to now being a good time to make major purchases"
posted by Webmaster  @ 1:08 PM

House prices surge at fastest in two years:
"....the greater the risk of a crash" Could this be the final surge before the house of cards collapses?
posted by Webmaster  @ 7:55 AM

Wednesday, February 25, 2004 

House Price Crash Graphs
Our Graph section is now up and running. As this is new we'd appreciate your feedback.
Note that on some browsers you may have to clear your History and delete your Temporary Files in order for the navigation bar to update.
posted by Webmaster  @ 9:58 PM

BBC NEWS | Business: "UK 2003 growth revised upwards from 2.1% to 2.3% which raises the prospect of another rise in interest rates."
posted by Webmaster  @ 12:58 PM

We need your help!

Spread the word about Our visitor numbers are increasing every day but we need you all to tell your friends and colleagues about us, especially those first time buyers.
If you use forums on other websites then give us a plug!

posted by Webmaster  @ 12:18 AM

Tuesday, February 24, 2004 

BBC NEWS | Business | First-time buyers 'disappearing'
"If buy-to-let investors cut and run this could be the catalyst for a severe slowdown"
posted by Webmaster  @ 7:31 AM

Monday, February 23, 2004 

ThisisLondon: "AN ARMY of amateur buy-to-let landlords all trying to sell at the top of the market will tip Britain into a devastating collapse in house prices...."
posted by Webmaster  @ 10:03 PM

Have you noticed that the word 'C R A S H' has been appearing in the news headlines quite a bit in the last few weeks? It appears that the economists are now starting to take a more realistic view of the housing market. The rose tinted spectacles have been replaced with frantic nail biting!
posted by Webmaster  @ 10:01 PM

Reuters | Latest Financial News / Full News Coverage: House prices may fall by nearly half
"....the UK housing market has never experienced a soft landing"
posted by Webmaster  @ 8:26 PM

BBC NEWS | Business : "UK house prices could be set to fall 30%, City firm Durlacher has predicted. "
posted by Webmaster  @ 7:36 PM U.K.: "Shares of Wimpey have gained 41 percent in a year"
posted by Webmaster  @ 8:02 AM

Sunday, February 22, 2004 

Telegraph | Property | Bye buy-to-let: "Buy to let investors that stretch themselves could face not just negative equity, but financial ruin"
posted by Webmaster  @ 9:51 PM

Mortgage & Homes: "Has your lender increased rates?"
posted by Webmaster  @ 5:06 PM

Saturday, February 21, 2004 

Helping hand for first-timers
Do mortgage lenders really want people to get into difficulty and default on their mortgage payments?
posted by Webmaster  @ 10:07 PM

BBC NEWS | Business | First-time buyers fear market woe:
"Nearly a quarter of first-time buyers who recently bought their homes fear they will not be able to keep up mortgage payments, a survey suggests"
posted by Webmaster  @ 9:36 AM

Friday, February 20, 2004 

BBC NEWS | Business | UK Spending Quiz
Found this interesting quiz on the BBC which looks at UK spending habits.
posted by Webmaster  @ 11:17 PM

Times Online - Property
"Inexperienced potential landlords should tread carefully"
posted by Webmaster  @ 9:19 AM

Thursday, February 19, 2004 

We're thinking of adding a section containing graphs. What type of graphs do you want to see?

Send your requests to feedback and we'll do our best to add them to the site.
posted by Webmaster  @ 11:18 PM

News:Why the banks fear clampdown on plastic
"the amount of credit card debt which is not paid off for three months has more than doubled in the past 10 years."
posted by Webmaster  @ 8:38 PM

BBC NEWS | Business | No January blues for UK shoppers
If these figures are surprising the analysts then will they surprise the MPC and prompt them to raise interest rates again in March? Have your say in the forum.
posted by Webmaster  @ 2:06 PM

BBC NEWS | Business | Mortgage lending dips in January
Remortgaging figures accounted for 43.6% of the total mortgages in January 2004. In 2003 they accounted for only 16% of total mortgages (average over the year).
Click here for the actual stats
posted by Webmaster  @ 12:38 PM

News: "Bank's rate decision disregarded pound's strength"
So, what will be the MPC's rate decision in March? Use our voting facility to tell us what you think it will be.
posted by Webmaster  @ 7:58 AM

Wednesday, February 18, 2004's Forum
The discussions are hotting up in the forum. Don't miss the chance to have your's a free country (or so they tell us!)
posted by Webmaster  @ 8:58 PM

BBC NEWS | Business | Dollar falls to fresh record low
How low can the dollar go? Is it just a matter of time before it hits the $2 mark?
posted by Webmaster  @ 11:24 AM

BBC NEWS | Business | Bank vote unanimous on rate rise

It has been a long time since the MPC has voted unanimously but will they be in such agreement at their meeting in March?
posted by Webmaster  @ 10:00 AM

Tuesday, February 17, 2004 

Welcome to the 'House Price Crash' blog.
This is designed to feature up to date comment
on the latest news stories
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