Month: September 2017

Fortune favours the brave

Wed 27 Sep 2017

I guess we have all heard the Latin proverb that “fortune favours the brave” or to quote Del Boy, “he who dares, Rodney, he who dares”. Both of these could…

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Shared Ownership

Thu 21 Sep 2017

Shared ownership – on paper this sounds like a good idea, but for some reason it’s not working, and I’ve been trying to figure out why. Our latest research has…

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Be proud

Wed 20 Sep 2017

Many of you will know that I love to travel. I like to think I’ve made a good start on seeing the world’s most beautiful places and experiencing those ‘once…

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Shared Ownership: is it time for a re-brand?

Wed 20 Sep 2017

Research shows that shared ownership transactions decrease across majority of regions – raising questions over whether more needs to be done to ‘sell’ the idea of shared ownership to home…

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I’m sorry Arnie, I don’t care

Thu 14 Sep 2017

Has anyone else seen the PPI advert with Arnie’s head? It’s weird, right? And not just because it’s featuring a robotic Schwarzenegger chasing a man around a late night supermarket…

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More haste, less speed

Thu 7 Sep 2017

When I first started working in the industry, the standard time between exchange and completion was 28 days, basically a month. Every piece of communication was conducted by letter, typed…

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Please join the dots Minister

Tue 5 Sep 2017

As the Parliament prepares to get back into full swing, there are a couple of areas of consideration for Housing Minister Alok Sharma. The most talked about topics in the…

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