How one couple sold up and found freedom

Not every tale of property woe starts with negative equity and ends in grief, writes Carol Tallon.

18th May, 2013
Not every homeowner whose home is in negative equity is struggling to repay their mortgage.

Not every homeowner whose home is in negative equity is struggling to repay their mortgage; likewise, not every owner struggling to repay their mortgage is faced with negative equity. If we can understand this, perhaps our legislators will. Only when they understand this will we see a genuine, workable solution for all mortgage holders in arrears.

Let me recount a story that I heard from an estate agent during the week. It involves a married...

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