James Max - James Max is a broadcaster, columnist and business expert


Residential Property Prospects 2012


No one predicted many of the extraordinary events of 2011.There’s an argument to say that any conjecture on 2012 could be futile. However one thing I did suggest during the course of 2011 was that property looked like a good investment. Many economic analysts predicted another market meltdown. Yet they were wrong. That’s not to […]

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Britain’s housing market is in a mess – we need a housing strategy


We all know the housing market is struggling. As usual, however, those responsible for the mess are busy excusing themselves of any action THEY should be taking to grease the market wheels. Let’s start with the pundits. There are, after all, rather a lot of them. Economists are the worst. They extrapolate figures that were […]

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What next for residential property?


What next for the residential property market? Boringly enough, the housing market is set for a period of stagnation. It’s difficult to call, as there are a number of factors at play. In the longer term, the market will recover. Property is cyclical. There is an inherent undersupply and a desire in our society to […]

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