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UK Government launches sub-prime mortgage scheme

   How will using taxpayer’s money to subsidise inflated house prices make home ownership more affordable?  The UK housing minister, Grant Shapps has announced a “get Britain building” programme (inspired I fear by similar moves in Scotland)  in which the state will lend most of the deposit on first time home buyers’ mortgages.  They say … Continue reading

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