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Forum: Advice 25-03-2015, 22:28
Replies: 42
Views: 3,282
Posted By Turnbull2000
Even taking into account experience and...

Even taking into account experience and qualifications, public sector jobs pay better than private, and have done for some 15 years now. It's got nowt to do with supposed outsourcing either. The...
Forum: General Discussion 25-03-2015, 21:49
Replies: 230
Views: 7,762
Posted By Turnbull2000
Try visiting the Facebook pages of these Student...

Try visiting the Facebook pages of these Student Unions. If you're a white male, you have little hope of making an argument (no matter how coherent) for many subjects. You'll simply be dismissed as...
Forum: Broadband Internet 24-03-2015, 20:44
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By Turnbull2000
Pirate Bay issues

Haven't been able to browse PB for over a week now. Can visit main page, but get the message "Error: Maximum (5) redirects followed" when trying to go any further. Anyone else getting this?

PS. On...
Forum: Politics 18-03-2015, 20:24
Replies: 513
Views: 12,776
Posted By Turnbull2000
Do you know if that's inflation adjusted, and how...

Do you know if that's inflation adjusted, and how much of this is down to ultra-low interest rates and dirty cheap mortgages?

Even if it's real terms and not due to mortgages, it's still probably...
Forum: Politics 18-03-2015, 20:19
Replies: 513
Views: 12,776
Posted By Turnbull2000
Is see the OBR have also heightened their house...

Is see the OBR have also heightened their house price growth projections today, forecasting them to rocket at least 30% over the next parliament. That's what you get when UK government's are only...
Forum: Politics 18-03-2015, 14:31
Replies: 513
Views: 12,776
Posted By Turnbull2000
Ermm, that's not what I said.

Ermm, that's not what I said.
Forum: Politics 18-03-2015, 14:20
Replies: 513
Views: 12,776
Posted By Turnbull2000
That's because Help to Buy and numerous other...

That's because Help to Buy and numerous other measures to support the property market has enabled developers to enjoy record margins. Thus the developers can now build half as many houses as they...
Forum: Politics 18-03-2015, 14:12
Replies: 513
Views: 12,776
Posted By Turnbull2000
Labour are buried after this IMO. Can't see them...

Labour are buried after this IMO. Can't see them getting a majority.

With regards to the Help to Buy ISA, it will only boost house prices by 6-7K at best.
Forum: Politics 17-03-2015, 15:53
Replies: 104
Views: 2,244
Posted By Turnbull2000
But income tax is money derived from your own...

But income tax is money derived from your own efforts, not someone else's. And even then it was largely a result of house price inflation.

So I gather you're opposed to VAT, fuel duty, stamp duty...
Forum: Politics 17-03-2015, 15:30
Replies: 104
Views: 2,244
Posted By Turnbull2000
If you're opposed to IHT on principle, surely you...

If you're opposed to IHT on principle, surely you must be opposed to income tax too?
Forum: Politics 17-03-2015, 09:56
Replies: 104
Views: 2,244
Posted By Turnbull2000
Kinda disagree. The inheritances will largely be...

Kinda disagree. The inheritances will largely be ploughed back into property. 1 million tax free will set you up with a decent property of your own, plus deposits on 3-4 small rental properties.

I...
Forum: Politics 16-03-2015, 22:44
Replies: 104
Views: 2,244
Posted By Turnbull2000
Tories to pledge 1 million Inheritance Tax threshold

http://www.theguardian.com/money/2015/mar/16/tories-1m-inheritance-tax-giveaway-sensitive-papers-wealthier-households



However, the civil service also 'warns'...



So Osborne is almost certain to...
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2015, 19:12
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By Turnbull2000
More University censorship - 'victims' dismissed as 'whiney white men'

http://www.spiked-online.com/newsite/article/the-beaver-black-out-lsesu-has-sunk-to-a-new-low/16746

https://www.facebook.com/thebeaveronline/photos/a.194515067234050.46671.188634074488816/94145122254...
Forum: Politics 07-03-2015, 22:45
Replies: 55
Views: 2,100
Posted By Turnbull2000
The Guardian and Huffington Post have a lot to...

The Guardian and Huffington Post have a lot to answer for then.
Forum: Politics 02-03-2015, 16:24
Replies: 147
Views: 3,919
Posted By Turnbull2000
Think the Tories will edge it, with the pension...

Think the Tories will edge it, with the pension freedoms and subsidised house buying making the difference with voters. Labour are just slowly imploding.
Forum: General Discussion 26-02-2015, 14:11
Replies: 228
Views: 7,718
Posted By Turnbull2000
Any proof other than a personal anecdote? 86% of...

Any proof other than a personal anecdote?

86% of news homes built since 2000 have been snapped up by BTL...
Forum: General Discussion 26-02-2015, 11:16
Replies: 228
Views: 7,718
Posted By Turnbull2000
So I'm right then. You can't compare expectations...

So I'm right then. You can't compare expectations now with 30-40 years ago (or even just 15 years ago)

And if thee money you 'made' on your first flat was purely from house price inflation rather...
Forum: General Discussion 26-02-2015, 11:05
Replies: 228
Views: 7,718
Posted By Turnbull2000
You've basically missed my point entirely. The...

You've basically missed my point entirely. The older people in big houses typically started out in their first property at 22-23 years old. Their salaries then rose 7-10% per year, so the mortgage...
Forum: General Discussion 26-02-2015, 10:54
Replies: 228
Views: 7,718
Posted By Turnbull2000
The property is open to bids There is no proper...

The property is open to bids
There is no proper kitchen
There is no central heating
It's EPC rating is 'failure'
All windows need replaced

Actually selling price is likely to be nearer 80,000. The...
Forum: General Discussion 25-02-2015, 20:49
Replies: 228
Views: 7,718
Posted By Turnbull2000
Tut tut. Aren't you listening to the experts on...

Tut tut. Aren't you listening to the experts on this thread? It's all down to under 35's having unrealistic expectations and demands, and frivolously wasting their money rather than saving.

That the...
Forum: General Discussion 24-02-2015, 14:26
Replies: 60
Views: 2,873
Posted By Turnbull2000
Don't think that's entirely the issue. I think...

Don't think that's entirely the issue. I think the greater concern is that merging the two will hit pensioners who are largely exempt from NI.
Forum: General Discussion 23-02-2015, 12:24
Replies: 177
Views: 3,848
Posted By Turnbull2000
In respect of these sorts of laws, I understand...

In respect of these sorts of laws, I understand each Scottish State Guardian has a duty to report such infringements. I suppose they'll have to pro-actively ask each child at school if the parents...
Forum: Politics 22-02-2015, 16:04
Replies: 31
Views: 1,050
Posted By Turnbull2000
Exactly. It's been empty promises and gestures...

Exactly. It's been empty promises and gestures for years now. No government in their right mind would instigate house building on a scale that would be detrimental to house prices. House building...
Forum: General Discussion 19-02-2015, 20:30
Replies: 127
Views: 3,215
Posted By Turnbull2000
http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/feb/...

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/feb/19/nicotine-poison-e-cigarettes-evidence
Forum: General Discussion 19-02-2015, 17:27
Replies: 11
Views: 370
Posted By Turnbull2000
EU proposing punitive taxation of e-cigs

http://www.irishtimes.com/business/health-pharma/european-commission-considers-taxing-electronic-cigarettes-1.2108889#.VOXv2Ap-r4E.twitter



Suppose this is just one more step towards aligning...
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