To MediaCity in Salford for a chat with the lovely Steph McGovern about the RiCS Commission recommendations on how to improve the nations housing. Along with the suggestion to scrap Stamp Duty for those ‘down-sizing’ there are ideas for more public land to be released for building homes, a rejectionContinue Reading

The gorgeous Victoria Fritz , usually producer of Your Money steps in front of the camera to host this weeks program. Taking the pulse of the housing market I run through the latest numbers from Rightmove, ONS, HMRC and from the Council of Mortgage Lenders. Do we dare talk aboutContinue Reading

My first trip to 5 News for interview with the strikingly pretty Emma Crosby. Chatting about the Rightmove asking price survey and more on Mervyn Kings’ concerns over Help to Buy. Two top tips for anyone lucky enough to be asked on to Channel 5’s flagship news program (with it’sContinue Reading

A trip to Osterley and a chat with the lovely Lorna Dunkley on Sky News after their exclusive interview earlier in the day with Mervyn King. The retiring Governor expressed concerns over the Government ‘Help to Buy’ scheme.Continue Reading

A great series of ‘how to’ video’s fronted by Patrick Collinson at The Guardian starting with ‘How to sell a house“, moving on to ‘How to buy a house‘ and concluding with a ‘guide to your rights and responsibilities when renting a house‘. Each well worth watching for the unbiased,Continue Reading

BBC1’s consumer advice program shone a light on the latest scandal connected to letting agents and listened to complaints from some tenants who say they were forced to sign up to a particular energy supplier. In the frame were Spark Energy a utilities management company and leading letting agents Foxtons,Continue Reading

Using Apples amazing iMovie software, with little regard for copyright and clearly standing on the shoulders of broadcasting giants here’s my own take on the famous BBC News countdown.Continue Reading

Minus the ‘Celtic tigger’ – bouncy Declan Curry I was the guest of suave Philip Hampsheir doing his first Your Money. A chat about Halifax research on the troubles experience by ‘second-steppers. On average, second steppers have already had their home on the market for seven months, whilst one inContinue Reading

A quick, informal chat to Adam Parsons on BBC News and then an hour long phone in on You & Yours on Radio 4 with housing minister Mark Prisk and Housing Federation’s John Stewart. Expertly run by Winifred Robinson the topic was ‘the housing market’ with bumper profits reported byContinue Reading

A trip to Salford Quays to chat to Steph McGovern about the market and a look at the latest numbers from the Land Registry. Big hair and blue socks seemed to be all anyone can remember about it afterwards. Time to book a haircut.Continue Reading

A trip to the Gherkin to speak to Sky News about the latest Nationwide house price index, the Land Registry numbers and whether this is the time to buy.  Continue Reading