Desperate measures

Toner, Christine
October 2007
Mortgage Strategy;10/1/2007, p54
Trade Publication
The article reports on the rising trend in repossessions in Great Britain. According to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, repossessions jumped 32 percent in the second quarter of 2007 compared with the first quarter. Citizens Advice Bureau on the otherhand says the number of debt-related enquiries has risen 20 percent in the past year and doubled over the past decade.


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