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Special skills pull special deal out of the fire

“I don’t know who you are. I don’t know what you want. If you’re looking for money, I can tell…
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CapitalStackers development funding passes £150m

Raising £540,000 for a development of 9 detached executive homes in North Yorkshire has taken CapitalStackers’ deals past the milestone…
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Stamping out the great lease fleece – an update

Back in December 2020, we highlighted the highly immoral practice [1] of housebuilders selling to new homeowners, but retaining the…
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The unintended consequences of the State-backed Covid Recovery Schemes

There is an unwritten law that the larger the scale on which a Government tries to help, the more the…
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The housing market. Bubble or squeak?

The eager clamour from experts and economists to forecast the bursting of the UK property “bubble” is becoming ever more…
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Britain needs competent P2P operators more than ever

Shouldn’t the FCA proposals to ban promotion of P2P property development lending differentiate between pooled and direct lending? What will…
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Change the record, Dr Hindsight

“The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated,” Mark Twain once remarked when an overexcited journalist transmuted the illness of a…
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Lancashire ”Silver Village” development raises £960,000 through CapitalStackers

CapitalStackers investors pledged the best part of £1 million in just a few days to part fund the development costs…
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Whose idea was it anyway?

Who came up with the wheeze for housebuilders to retain freeholds on the sale of a house and charge the…
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Two firsts at Kingswood for CapitalStackers

A highly attractive scheme in Surrey has tempted CapitalStackers to invest outside their normal corridor of expertise in the North…
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Are you going too far for a double-digit return?

If you want high returns you need to do your homework and know what questions to ask – not just…
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If you believed the Bank of England, you’d never bank on the housing market again

It’s often quoted that economists have predicted nine of the last five recessions. But the Cassandra tendencies of most economists…



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