TITLE

Headline-hunters can distort the true picture

PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Mortgage Strategy;8/13/2007, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article analyzes the implications of headline-grabbing statistics for the mortgage industry in Great Britain. As newspaper editors get more excited by big numbers, this can mean that only the most dramatic predictions will be given attention. Cited as example is the projected 40 percent increase in house price. This figure will have different effects on the haves and the have-nots. It can also distort the industry's true conditions.
ACCESSION #
26272660

 

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