Sunday, 20 May 2018

Stories we should be thinking about

Stories we should be thinking about


I noted in Friday’s Financial Orbit Macro that ‘The UK is not down and out!’ given the
FTSE-100 was at a record high. Meanwhile, looking at the latest domestic polling
results, some of the political fears circulating in the last couple of years may be
abating:  


Of course plenty of Brexit fears remain…as wonderfully lampooned in today’s
Sunday Times:
And above and beyond patchy consumer confidence and the like…


...we have this observation about the UK property market:


‘One in five buy-to-let landlords plans to sell up over the coming year...A raft
of tax and regulatory changes introduced by the Bank of England and the
government have made buy-to-let property a less attractive investment for
would-be landlords, according to the trade body’


Kind of interesting, yes?!  And other global property markets are under pressure
too.  Take this below...which is much more than just a demographic trend
(although this helps) at this link here:


As i've said before...i wouldn't want to have to make the decision/have to put the
financing together to buy a house with a sub 35 year old's typical wage packet

To read the rest of this week's Stories we should be thinking about click HERE.

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