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Bank of England urged to cap house prices

By tovarichpeter   2013 Sep 13, 2:07am   1,060 views   6 comments   watch (0)   quote

By Christina Fincher LONDON (Reuters) - British property surveyors called on the Bank of England to limit the rise in house price, joining a chorus of concern about the risk of a new boom-bust cycle in the country's housing market. The proposal by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors - an unusual one from an industry group that typically benefits from rising prices - is for the central bank to take measures to slow mortgage lending if house price growth exceeds 5 percent a year. The upturn in Britain's property market is likely to be high on the agenda of...


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1   APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch     2013 Sep 13, 2:17am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    


2   PockyClipsNow   60/60 = 100% civil   2013 Sep 13, 6:31am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

whut? They should instead put a minimum rate of growth at 5%.
The government should guarantee a 5+% price rise min per year no matter what you paid, the condition of the house, or any other factor. zoooom real estate prices.

3   APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch     2013 Sep 13, 6:34am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

If housing isn't doubling every year, then satan is using jesus' manger as a bedpan!

This is a crime against nature, god and man!

4   smaulgld   9/9 = 100% civil   2013 Sep 13, 7:42am  ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   quote    

When they have a program that gives people money to buy homes what do they expect! They need a new comptroller!

5   Heraclitusstudent   189/189 = 100% civil   2013 Sep 13, 7:55am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

What? they don't have land to build houses anymore?
I understand England is pretty dense, but still.
They are asking for price control within the manipulation.
The whole thing is a joke.

6   smaulgld   9/9 = 100% civil   2013 Sep 13, 8:12am  ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   quote    

Heraclitusstudent says

They are asking for price control within the manipulation.

Well put

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