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    • brit1234
    • By brit1234 30th Aug 13, 10:46 AM
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    • 30th Aug 13, 10:46 AM
    He said the bank was "acutely aware" of the potential threats, adding action will be taken to clamp down an overheated property market.
    London and the South East is clearly overheated but I bet you won't act when you get £5k a week housing allowance.

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    • ruggedtoast
    • By ruggedtoast 30th Aug 13, 5:52 PM
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    • 30th Aug 13, 5:52 PM
    If only there were some way of knowing what the housing indexes were in September 2012.
    • HAMISH_MCTAVISH
    • By HAMISH_MCTAVISH 31st Aug 13, 10:06 AM
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    Recovery continues.

    Excellent news.
    “The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie – deliberate, contrived, and dishonest – but the myth, persistent, persuasive, and unrealistic.

    Belief in myths allows the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.”
    -- President John F. Kennedy”
    • HAMISH_MCTAVISH
    • By HAMISH_MCTAVISH 31st Aug 13, 10:10 AM
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    • 31st Aug 13, 10:10 AM
    And here's an updated sig for Brit....

    House Prices Help First Time Buyers- End Mortgage Rationing!
    Halifax..........: July +0.9% (MoM) +4.6% (YoY)
    Nationwide.....: Aug +0.6% (MoM) +3.5% (YoY)
    Land Registry..: July +1.0% (MoM) +0.9% (YoY)
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    “The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie – deliberate, contrived, and dishonest – but the myth, persistent, persuasive, and unrealistic.

    Belief in myths allows the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.”
    -- President John F. Kennedy”
    • neas
    • By neas 31st Aug 13, 2:44 PM
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    • 31st Aug 13, 2:44 PM
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    • 31st Aug 13, 2:44 PM
    Got to feel sorry for Brit. I've bought my 2nd home since being a ftber when brit could've bought. He's been waiting since 2007 - 6 years renting... ouch.
    • HAMISH_MCTAVISH
    • By HAMISH_MCTAVISH 31st Aug 13, 11:06 PM
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    • 31st Aug 13, 11:06 PM
    6 years renting... ouch.
    Originally posted by neas
    Yep......

    That's a serious 'ouch' in London.
    “The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie – deliberate, contrived, and dishonest – but the myth, persistent, persuasive, and unrealistic.

    Belief in myths allows the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.”
    -- President John F. Kennedy”
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