Robin Fieth, chief executive of the Building Societies Association (BSA), added: "We are pleased that there will be no automatic blanket extension to existing payment holidays as we do not believe extending payment holidays will be in the best interests of most borrowers, although individual extensions remain an option which may be right for some. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus mortgage holidays to be extended until October for thousands of people
As a "struggling musician", Candy hopes "to draw upon the creative energy of the chair to help inspire my songwriting and resurrect my crumbling career as an artist. I might also read a book and drink my coffee in it but I don't want to get too far ahead of myself. I've found that can be counter-productive." … [Read more...] about ‘Well worth the re-mortgage’: Taika Waititi’s armchair sold on TradeMe
Phil Spencer on… trying to get a mortgage during lockdown "Wait a while. I've read a lot about there being a 40 percent deposit required for mortgages. But I've spoken to a lot of brokers and when you drill down into it, the reason they were doing that was not having enough people to man the phones to process things. As things get back up to speed, people come back from furlough… I think if someone is thinking they can't borrow money now, the reasons behind that will ease. … [Read more...] about Buying a house in lockdown – Phil Spencer gives expert property advice
The tournament began in 1971 — won by Deane Beman, who later became PGA Tour commissioner — and got a huge boost in the community when Tiger Woods played as a 20-year-old who had just turned pro. John Deere stepped in as title sponsor in 1999, and it has thrived in recent years as the final stop before the British Open. … [Read more...] about John Deere Classic chooses to cancel PGA Tour event
As the White House and Congress work out a deal, a contingent of lawmakers has attempted to raise the alarm about EIDL. On Thursday, more than 100 House members sent a letter to Jovita Carranza, the chief of the Small Business Administration, expressing their concern over “severe oversubscription” of EIDL loans. “We recognize the EIDL system was never designed to process a disaster of this magnitude,” wrote the lawmakers, “however, we are concerned that many small businesses cannot wait much longer to receive EIDL funds from the federal government.” … [Read more...] about Five Million People Need This Lifeline. But It’s Gone Broke.