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Badger

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  1. http://www.thedailymash.co.uk/news/society/thing-you-pay-the-bank-to-let-keep-your-stuff-in-is-worth-£6000-less-201010073146/ ..'making yourself feel better by putting up a new coat hook as part of your elaborate pretence at ownership.'
  2. How about we slap a few of these on some EA boards for a bit of fun Untitled-2.pdf Untitled-2.pdf
  3. Good stuff, in fact I might go get a job as an EA, sounds like fun at the moment. drip.. drip.. drip.. kersplash!
  4. or £4k each on three of these if the school is at the bottom of a hill
  5. steveharris 5 October 2010 6:16AM 'And the new Labour leader was one of scores of wimps, careerists and cowards who uttered not a peep of protest against the maniacal vandalising of the nation's finances carried out by the last Labour leader.' LogicLover 5 October 2010 3:18AM But I have five children, and I know just how difficult it is to make ends meet with a larger family. 'George Osborne has declared war on families????? Sounds like you have declared war on contraception pal. '
  6. 80k for a house? jeebus, does it house dolls made of clothes pegs and string?
  7. http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2010/09/human_landscapes_in_sw_florida.html?camp=localsearch:on:twit:rtbutton
  8. There's some hope for us at least: http://www.theargus.co.uk/news/8420089.Hundreds_demonstrate_against_Government_cuts/
  9. This is a new one on me, it's not a crash, it's an: ongoing repricing process
  10. http://www.propertycommunity.com/property-in-the-uk/700-uk-falling-property-prices-double-dip-recession.html so we'll all end up like this bloke: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1313610/Tenant-wins-15-year-legal-battle-buy-350-000-council-house-just-60-000.html
  11. And on Sky http://news.sky.com/skynews/Home/Business/Mortgage-Lending-And-House-Prices-Fall-Again-Council-Of-Mortgage-Lenders-And-Rightmove-Figures/Article/201009315736008?lpos=Business_Carousel_Region_2&lid=ARTICLE_15736008_Mortgage_Lending_And_House_Prices_Fall_Again%3A_Council_Of_Mortgage_Lenders_And_Rightmove_Figures
  12. The wife & I have talked about this, my sister in laws little girl has been very spoilt and tells her mum to buy it 'on the computer' when she wants something and her mum isn't going into town, refusal results in tantrums until she gives in to keep the peace. When I were a lad, I wouldn't dream of kicking up a fuss if I couldn't have something - mum would simpy state 'we can't afford it' or 'when you're older and earning some money, you can buy it yourself' which I thought a great answer (in hindsight). Not just that but the discipline/aka respect/fear I had for my father meant I'd never dare venture into tantrums-ville for fear of a clout round the ear hole. We're determined to keep our 13-week old son out of the clutches of materialistic desire but I'm sure it's much harder than it appears to impose your will on a little un!
  13. 'Buy-to-let parasitism has been promoted on British television for over a decade. A shit parade of awful scum have promoted buy-to-let on dire DIY TV shows like How to be a property spiv on Channel 5, Kirsty Allsop's Property Porn on Channel 4, and the BBC's House Prices Can Only Go Up.'
  14. A pause and an oh ok then sounds quite accepting to me, not a sign of deep disturbedness
  15. I hope you left it in there with that story facing sunny side up
  16. A mate of mine inherited £70k from his grandad, bought a place in 2002 and watched the place rise in value through pure luck of inheriting/buying at a 'good' time. A few years later he described himself as 'shrewd' for having done so. I didn't quite punch him in the face.
  17. Time I rolled out my well-worn anecdotal - I bought in 1994 at Seven Dials for £25k off a mate - he said the place was 'worth' £80k a few years before at its peak.. What was that song about a little bit of history repeating..
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