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People who bought a house in the 1990s ‘still smug’, confirms survey

'can I just add, 'Excellent!''All those who purchased a house in the late 1990s are ‘still smug’, according to a survey carried out by Halifax this week. The famous house price boom, which saw the value of many properties explode by 60% in a few short years, left many people in an enviable financial position, and most have now confirmed that they ‘definitely knew exactly what they were doing’.

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Posted: May 13th, 2014
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Help-to-Buy to be extended to rail tickets

The government is reportedly planning to extend the help-to-buy scheme in order to cover rail fares as well. Currently, many in the squeezed middle are forced to rely on their car while desperately saving up for the deposit on the Zones 1-6 railcard that will get them onto the public transport ladder.

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Posted: Apr 24th, 2014
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Environment Agency launches new ‘Help to Sell’ scheme

dynamic, affordable housing...In the face of mounting public criticism, the government has rushed out a new property initiative to complement the popular ‘Help to Buy’ scheme, with particular emphasis on first-time flood victims.

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Posted: Feb 7th, 2014
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