Monthly Archives: October 2009

Investment News – Branson’s no virgin to banking

Richard Branson jumping into bankingWelcome to this week’s property news. Today we see Sir Richard Branson jumping back into banking after his defeat with Northern Rock. He has just completed his banking application for Virgin Money and I think he’ll get it approved by the FSA this time.This week’s property news:Is being realistic holding us […]

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For the record: Clarifying The 3+1 Plan book

Calrifying somthing, It’s an interesting experience releasing a book. It’s both gratifying and frustrating. Gratifying when people read it and get value from it; frustrating when people don’t read it, and instead make assumptions about what they presume is in it. (I’m talking primarily about journalists and industry commentators here.) Understand that I’m not blaming […]

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Investment News – Which road to recovery are we on?

Investment News – Road to where?I’m blown away by the number of articles on house prices this week and ask ‘Are prices really rising or is it just lack of supply?’ There’s definitely a rise and it’s helping to boost confidence, but be warned the economy maybe subdued due to mortgage availability.Property news update:Should the […]

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Are house prices rising? Or is it a lack of supply?

What are house prices doing? It’s the big question on everyone’s lips. Are house prices rising? Is what the property experts saying true? Prices have just returned to 2008 prices which makes Ray Boulger from Charcoal the only expert to be correct out of all the experts I surveyed at the beginning of the year. […]

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