"Will my £100k Portfolio Help me Buy a House?"

Investor Views: Living in London, Mark North needs a sizeable deposit for his first home. He's hoping canny buys and lucky timing will help 

Emma Simon 24 June, 2020 | 11:42AM

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Mark North cashed in most of his equity holdings last year, ahead of the market turbulence.

Mark, who lives in London and is hoping to buy a property with his partner, was concerned that markets looked “toppy” and didn’t want to see his carefully saved house deposit vanish in a stock market crash.

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Bank of Baghdad0.39 IQD0.00
Burford Capital Ltd579.60 GBP0.00
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Strix Group PLC233.50 GBP0.00

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Emma Simon

Emma Simon  is a financial journalist, specialising in investment and consumer issues, writing for Morningstar.co.uk

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