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  1. My misses won't entertain it and a cost because of the proximity to the road. Admittedly you wouldn't get much peace in the garden or be able to open the windows with out constant traffic noise. Edit I've just checked it out on 'Our Property' it sold for £325k in Aug 2008, and £198k in Mar 2004. Looks like the crash IS on.
  2. This old favourite has just had £50k taken off it again http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-17626569.html Started at £300k a couple of years ago, then came down to £250k, then went to auction and didn't sell, then off the market for a couple of months, then back on at £300k, now down to £250k again, am I seeing a patern develop here. Not interested though, for a start to close to the main A39 to Minehead / Butlins, a v busy road.
  3. Thats it, volumes are the key, I will not be buying untill volumes have returned to normal, circa 70 - 75k, and prices have bee rising for 2 quarters.
  4. Hmmm ok, the misses and I drove past a house that we liked but could no way afford yesterday, check it out http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-30060626.html?premiumA=true Bank job or lottery are my only options.
  5. They'll probably be at home waiting for Jeremy Kyle to come on, an hour more lie in now because of ITV + 1, and waiting for me, the last remaining tax payer in the UK to stump up some more mortgage interest payments.
  6. This is starting to look a bit more like it, http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-27897217.html?backListLink=%2Fproperty-for-sale%2Ffind.html%3FlocationIdentifier%3DPOSTCODE%255E1583119%26sortByPriceDescending%3Dtrue%26minPrice%3D200000%26maxPrice%3D300000%26savedSearchId%3D5375518%26minBedrooms%3D3%26radius%3D10.0%26index%3D180&onetime_savedPropertyId=27897217#summary27897217 If there was going to be more than 10 jobs left in the area, after the next 2 years, I may have considered it, my outlaws are only 10 miles up the road.
  7. http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-27094534.html Brief Description found: Get on the property ladder now. Exchange contracts with only a 24,995 deposit. Seller will provide finance, NO MORTGAGE REQUIRED Call Sel on 0788199 5003 for more details. What's this all about then ?
  8. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-12063333 West Midlands-based firm Tarmac Building Products Ltd is to cut 550 jobs and close one of its divisions due to "tough market conditions". The firm, which is based in Wolverhampton, said it planned to close its precast solutions and flooring arm. It said 217 jobs would be lost in Tallington, Lincolnshire and 106 in Henlade, Somerset. The remainder are to go in Derby, Lound in Nottinghamshire and Dolyhir in Powys, Wales. A company spokesman said it was consulting with staff and unions over the plans to cut 500 full-time staff and 50 agency employees. I can't see that being good for Aggregate Demand, Boom Boom ! But Seriously I know the area of Dolyhir (Near Kington) quite well and these kind of jobs will be hard to replace in such a remote rural area.
  9. What I can't believe, when I talk to senior colleagues who are say 10 to 20 years older than me, and on probably £20k to £40k a year more than me, 'nicer' house / car than me etc. that they bought a new tv set, or equivalent on the crdit card. I'd pay cash, The misses and I bought our modest place just over 10 years ago for £60k, did it up and have saved ever since, we now own the house outright and have nearly a £100k in the bank, why the f*** are these senior management buying teles on their credit cards ?
  10. Alternatively you could purchase this rather tasteful, and equally useless, light fitting from the same 'creator' http://www.dezeen.com/2009/10/15/furniture-ii-by-atelier-van-lieshout-at-carpenters-workshop-gallery/
  11. That's a bit of a Eureka moment, well done !
  12. I thought you were looking for the 'Perfect Dance Track' not the 'Gayest Trance Track' as the rest seem to be
  13. And for those from Newport Classic !
  14. From the company that I work for http://www.sita.co.uk/news-and-views/press-releases/sita-uk-subsidiary-of-suez-environnement-and-cynar SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT, through its subsidiary SITA UK, is to commission the first of its plants by the end of 2011 in the greater London area. SITA UK aims to construct at the rate of two to three plastic to diesel conversion plants per year depending on planning. Each plant is designed to convert approximately 6,000 tonnes of mixed waste plastic annually, specifically targeting mixed waste plastic diverted from landfill, and to produce in excess of four million litres of end of life plastic into specification diesel fuel.
  15. Can't sell at auction for 'Guide Price £240k ? http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-16167753.html Then stick it back on with a different agent for £300k. http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-31912904.html How do we get this crash moving ?
  16. Garage: 15’10 x 8’0 Up and over electric door to the front, door to the rear. Am I going to get my focus in there and be able to open the door to get out, ohhhh a foot to spare assuming I have it squashed right up to the wall ! YOU GENEROUS FACKERS !!! Stop it now I'm pi$$ing myself, quarter of a million quid hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha
  17. http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-16167753.html Started at £325k in June now auction guide £240k, I will be interested to know what it goes for, although it's on the A39 which can get very busy with all the grokells going to Minehead. The other side of Somerset http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-16145151.html Started off at £335 in June now down to £250k, having had a 'drive past' yesterday, I would say it's a probate, and because of the listing could easily turn into a money pit, and the road it's on is quite busy, not for me thanks.
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