Susan Johnstone

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Wednesday 12th August 2015


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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 2

Susan Johnstone

21:18 PM, 2nd October 2015
About 5 years ago

Crossrail turmoil

Thanks Chris, yes, there is indeed a lot to think about!

Even though there is significant equity in the property, the lenders are basing it on affordability which restricts me remortgaging. This is why I was looking at moving as I can still have a nice house, albeit outside of London, but it would free up the equity to use as a deposit pot to start a small BTL portfolio.

I agree that given the type of person I am, no time will be the right time to move, and yes, I have made good profit, but given that Crossrail is expected to bear such fruits, I'm thinking this is a one-time opportunity.

Thanks for all your points - very helpful.... Read More

Susan Johnstone

13:07 PM, 2nd October 2015
About 5 years ago

Crossrail turmoil

Thanks Denis, I'd seen those figures, but it all seemed too good to be true, especially as it's taken several months to get an offer. I can see already in West Ealing that prices have increased as a result of Ealing Broadway becoming so expensive, Hanwell is right after West Ealing, so perhaps there will be the ripple effect too.

We are just over a 10 minute walk - my fast walking neighbour does it in 12 mins every day!... Read More