House-buyer time machine

This article from the BBC makes for an interesting read, focusing mainly on the story of house buying from 1968 and covering each decade through to 2009. The trip back in time provides an insight into how the changing economy affected house prices,  interest rates, the ability to buy, employment and even the price of a pint of milk. In 1970 a third of all UK homes were council properties and getting a council house wasn’t the impossible task it has become now. We can however, at least be grateful that we have more than 3 TV channels to choose from today! Read more here.