Election round-up

Election round-up

What can you expect from the various political pledges made on housing? I’ve spent the day with BBC Radio, LBC and in the evening summarising the party promises to Rebecca Jones on BBC News. Click the thumbnail below There is helpful, dispassionate background on the housing issues from Full Fact and updated election policy news from the BBC here.

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BBC News 2nd March 2015

BBC News 2nd March 2015

As David Cameron announces his latest housing initiative it’s time to ask Christian Fraser to summarise the position of the main political parties on property & then for me (in dire need of a haircut) to speak to Julian Worricker along with ‘case study’ Lucia Hull about the impact of housing on an Election in 66 days time. Click the thumbnail below

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ITv London 18th Feb 2015

ITv London 18th Feb 2015

High Street agents raked in £1bn+ in fees last year claims online agent HouseSimple. ITv London looks at whether the time has come for sellers and landlords to look at the savings to be made using an online estate agent. I’m talking to Charlene White in a ‘green screen’ studio in Grey’s Inn Road. Click the thumbnail below

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BBC News – 14th Feb 2015

BBC News – 14th Feb 2015

An update on the market for BBC Your Money Click the thumbnail below

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Sky News 18th Dec 2014

Sky News 18th Dec 2014

‘Tis the season for summaries. Off to the Gherkin to discuss the current state of the housing market with Jannat Jalil on Sky News Business.

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Land Registry update on BBC News

Land Registry update on BBC News

Asking prices last month rose but 2% but deal prices recorded by Land Registry fell we learned this morning. What’s really happening in the house market wonders BBC Business reporter Ben Thompson

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Rip off Britain ‘Live’

Rip off Britain ‘Live’

‘Blight’ is something that effects a lot of properties and can be a very distressing thing if it happens to you. There are two types of ‘blight’ – man made issues like new infrastructure projects (Wind farms, ‘fracking’, power stations and prisons) and environmental ones (like sink holes, flooding or coastal erosion). The new HS2 rail line has been hugely contentious with hundreds of homes […]

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BBC One oClock News

BBC One oClock News

David Cameron announces new scheme to build 100,000 new homes (if elected next spring) to be sold to first time buyers at a 20% discount. My contribution to the One interviewed by Business Correspondant Joe Lynam with earlier recording from BBC News with Maxine Mawhinney.

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BBC Your Money – Advice for those buying or selling

BBC Your Money – Advice for those buying or selling

A trip to New Broadcasting house to discuss the market with BBC Your Money team followed by a turn for BBC News and a pre-record with Joe Lynham for The One.  

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‘Caveat Emptor” My advice to folk buying ‘off-plan’.

‘Caveat Emptor” My advice to folk buying ‘off-plan’.

Second appearance on BBC’s Rip Off Britain this week – today looking at buyers of flats in a new building who didn’t get what they thought they were buying. Some difficult stories but the bottom line is that you need to take extra care when buying off-plan.      

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