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Is it a bad idea to buy a property in London if it's not home for life?

Published on Monday 7th of August 2017 11:41:58 AM in Guardian

Q I’m 26, living in London, and on civil service salary of £34,500, and after I’ve completed my graduate scheme, I should be on £50,000-plus in a couple of years. I’m fortunate to have £110,000 in cash – from savings and inheritance – to put towards ...

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  • Total shares on Linkedin : 57
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