A report into the future of the self-build sector has found that while access to land and planning permissions have eased, applicants still face “considerable constraints” in securing finance.
After the FCA revealed it had not found any evidence of widespread misselling of interest-only mortgages, you may be forgiven for thinking that talk of legal action and interest-only misselling claims would be banished to the history books.
The more I think about it, I feel we have concentrated too much on first-time buyers as a catalyst for the housing market.
Everyone remembers where they were when the US landed on the moon and some obviously speculate that the astronauts themselves were eating doughnuts on a film set in LA.
So, the FCA interest-only thematic has finally seen the light of day.
It’s hard, even impossible in some respects, to imagine life without the internet, whether that is looking for directions and information to buying groceries and dating – we do everything online.
With any announcements made in the Budget, after the initial reaction and feedback there is often a period of inactivity when nothing happens and it can feel like the initiatives have been forgotten about.