Jump to content
House Price Crash Forum
The Masked Tulip

Why We Shouldn't Bail Out Buy-To-Let Developers

Recommended Posts

they're paying £92,000 for an unquantifiable maintenance liability.can't see a flaw in that plan.

Ah but its a Council, they love to pretend they are property dealers and entrepreneurs, why stop at housing when you can retail:

http://www.getsurrey...shopping_centre

Edited by Mikhail Liebenstein

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Ah but its a Council, they love to pretend they are property dealers and entrepreneurs, why stop at housing when you can retail:

http://www.getsurrey...shopping_centre

Or run an great entertainment business - ticket prices only ever go up!

http://www.leeds.gov.uk/page.aspx?pageidentifier=07e72a0d-5020-4ad9-a862-e353a8910dac

Edited by JOliver

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Ah but its a Council, they love to pretend they are property dealers and entrepreneurs

Woking Council's political make-up (from its website): "The 36 seats on the Council are occupied by 18 Conservative, 17 Liberal Democrat and 1 Independent." The Independent is an ex-Tory. This happened in February 2010.

Also, in March 2010 Blackpool Council (Conservative 27 councillors, Labour 12, Liberal Democrat 3) bought the Tower and Winter Gardens.

Is this what we can expect from the ConDems in general, I wonder. I don't see how Central Office or Downing Street can stamp on this kind of thing really - isn't localism the current zeitgeist?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Woking Council's political make-up (from its website): "The 36 seats on the Council are occupied by 18 Conservative, 17 Liberal Democrat and 1 Independent." The Independent is an ex-Tory. This happened in February 2010.

Also, in March 2010 Blackpool Council (Conservative 27 councillors, Labour 12, Liberal Democrat 3) bought the Tower and Winter Gardens.

Is this what we can expect from the ConDems in general, I wonder. I don't see how Central Office or Downing Street can stamp on this kind of thing really - isn't localism the current zeitgeist?

You forget, most councillors are retired and over 55. So they quite like to have facilities such as theaters, galleries, music venues and dare I say shopping centres to lord it over during the day. Free tickets and something to do for the self important over 55s - great use of tax payer money.

Personally I'd ban anyone who is retired from holding office - or perhaps given women with kids a vote for each child - at least it would dilute the boomers votes.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • 261 Brexit, House prices and Summer 2020

    1. 1. Including the effects Brexit, where do you think average UK house prices will be relative to now in June 2020?


      • down 5% +
      • down 2.5%
      • Even
      • up 2.5%
      • up 5%



×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.