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Forum: General Discussion 18-07-2014, 12:35
Replies: 127
Views: 3,868
Posted By Turnbull2000
Nobody of worth i.e. with influence over e-cig...

Nobody of worth i.e. with influence over e-cig policy, listens to him.
Forum: General Discussion 17-07-2014, 21:52
Replies: 127
Views: 3,868
Posted By Turnbull2000
Looks like Sweden is leading they way - The...

Looks like Sweden is leading they way - The Swedish government has tonght announced that c-cigs should be classified as medicinal products, current products available through retail are to be banned,...
Forum: General Discussion 17-07-2014, 17:49
Replies: 127
Views: 3,868
Posted By Turnbull2000
BBC ban e-cigs

...on the advice of the British Medical Association. E-cigs threaten (according to the (BMA) to renormalise smoking, undermine bans, act as a gateway for children to smoke, and risk nicotene...
Forum: Politics 16-07-2014, 14:20
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By Turnbull2000
If they keep this up, I'm beginning to believe...

If they keep this up, I'm beginning to believe the Tories will steal the general election next year. The local press up North will be delighted once those areas hit double digit price growth.
Forum: Politics 08-07-2014, 10:26
Replies: 99
Views: 2,145
Posted By Turnbull2000
How can this bus driver "get hit" by IHT when...

How can this bus driver "get hit" by IHT when he's dead?

As for those that will "get hit", they'll still get 325K or (or 650K if dead asset owner was married) entirely tax free, then pay tax only on...
Forum: Politics 06-07-2014, 19:38
Replies: 99
Views: 2,145
Posted By Turnbull2000
UKIP to pledge to 'abolish inheritance tax'

Supposedly to be announced tomorrow. Whilst I believe IHT is one of the fairest taxes out there, politically it's widely unpopular despite very few people being affected. Reckon this could force...
Forum: Advice 06-07-2014, 18:36
Replies: 31
Views: 3,426
Posted By Turnbull2000
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Forum: Politics 05-07-2014, 17:59
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By Turnbull2000
Labour critisise government for low house price growth in Midlands

http://www.expressandstar.com/news/2014/07/05/midlands-property-prices-fail-to-recover/
Forum: General Discussion 30-06-2014, 13:10
Replies: 116
Views: 5,423
Posted By Turnbull2000
Because many people are doing better than ever?...

Because many people are doing better than ever? There's hundreds of thousands of mortgage borrowers enjoying windfall mortgage rates of 1-2%.
Forum: General Discussion 28-06-2014, 22:33
Replies: 15
Views: 518
Posted By Turnbull2000
Health Experts OUTRAGED at sugar treat promotion at Wimbledon

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/should-maria-sharapova-serve-sugar-the-sugarpova-candy-lounge-near-the-wimbledon-courts-has-provoked-outrage-among-nutritionists-9570600.html

The public...
Forum: Politics 28-06-2014, 15:17
Replies: 73
Views: 2,397
Posted By Turnbull2000
Should singles even expect to buy a property? I'm...

Should singles even expect to buy a property? I'm not so sure. Buying as a couple is the norm, and has been for years. Want a property - find a partner.
Forum: Politics 26-06-2014, 12:44
Replies: 15
Views: 400
Posted By Turnbull2000
More... Lenders have been told to be wary of...

More...



Lenders have been told to be wary of first-time buyers trying to use unrestricted BTL mortgages in order to afford a property
Forum: Politics 26-06-2014, 12:34
Replies: 15
Views: 400
Posted By Turnbull2000
Any restrictions on first-time buyers will...

Any restrictions on first-time buyers will possibly hand much of the lower
end market to unregulated* BTL buyers IMO.

Even the BoE have admitted this...




*The BTL industry successfully lobbied to...
Forum: Politics 25-06-2014, 22:11
Replies: 12
Views: 507
Posted By Turnbull2000
Oh come now, we all know the 'risk' will be...

Oh come now, we all know the 'risk' will be suppressed. Don't suggest otherwise please. Interest rates will be held very low for a long time yet, and house building will be kept relatively low too....
Forum: General Discussion 25-06-2014, 12:20
Replies: 140
Views: 3,394
Posted By Turnbull2000
The BMA are also fiercly opposed to e-cigs, on...

The BMA are also fiercly opposed to e-cigs, on the grounds they 're-normalise' behaviour they deem unacceptable.
Forum: Politics 24-06-2014, 18:06
Replies: 28
Views: 869
Posted By Turnbull2000
ach, just seen the typo on the thread title!!

ach, just seen the typo on the thread title!!
Forum: Politics 24-06-2014, 16:22
Replies: 28
Views: 869
Posted By Turnbull2000
But then argument goes that, without all these...

But then argument goes that, without all these wealthy buyers, builders wouldn't build. They'd put down tools and stop earning a living, apparently.

There's a similar weak argument against...
Forum: Politics 24-06-2014, 16:01
Replies: 28
Views: 869
Posted By Turnbull2000
Lobbyists oppose capital gains tax on forieng property

http://www.arla.co.uk/news/june-2014/bpf-warns-capital-gains-tax-proposals-could-threaten-prs-growth.aspx

Didn't realise all these Chinese/Russian/Arab buyers were exempt from paying tax on free...
Forum: Politics 23-06-2014, 12:22
Replies: 120
Views: 4,611
Posted By Turnbull2000
Absolutely! The 'liberals' and 'right-on' lot are...

Absolutely! The 'liberals' and 'right-on' lot are sitting pretty out in areas like Ponteland, with placards outside rows of houses demanding no house building nearby*.


*Yes, really. Rode through...
Forum: Politics 23-06-2014, 12:08
Replies: 120
Views: 4,611
Posted By Turnbull2000
The transition in around Newcastle has been...

The transition in around Newcastle has been incredible. Overhearing Eastern EU languages is pretty common, and schools are being extended to cope with a surge in children.
Forum: General Discussion 20-06-2014, 12:14
Replies: 1
Views: 165
Posted By Turnbull2000
Tory Mayor exposed as law-breaking slum landlord

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog/2014/06/naughty-step-unacceptable-face-london-landlords/

http://www.times-series.co.uk/news/11271349.Mayor_of_Barnet_accused_of__acting_illegally__towards_his_tenants/

...
Forum: General Discussion 15-06-2014, 13:50
Replies: 230
Views: 9,097
Posted By Turnbull2000
Driving, drinking, and consumer spending amongst...

Driving, drinking, and consumer spending amongst the young (under 30's) has fallen over the past 15 years. Most rises are largely driven by the over...
Forum: General Discussion 15-06-2014, 00:59
Replies: 230
Views: 9,097
Posted By Turnbull2000
I think this thread has brought out a certain...

I think this thread has brought out a certain breed of morons to be honest. Probably best to ignore.
Forum: General Discussion 15-06-2014, 00:55
Replies: 230
Views: 9,097
Posted By Turnbull2000
Young people buying an investment property in...

Young people buying an investment property in Sweden/Bulgaria etc. is progress from buying a secure home in the country you were born in and/or near where you work beneficial how exactly? I sense...
Forum: General Discussion 14-06-2014, 23:10
Replies: 230
Views: 9,097
Posted By Turnbull2000
There is a major downside to that mind. If you...

There is a major downside to that mind. If you buy at a lower price at higher interest rates, salary growth is typically higher and rates will typically fall. i.e. the mortgage will become a lot more...
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