Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Grain yields up, tractor production up.
Housing has become more affordable for nurses, policemen and firefighters since property prices peaked in 2007, a report by the Halifax has revealed. House prices in 38% of towns are now within reach of people earning the average key worker salary of Â£30,486 per year, up from just 3% of towns in 2007. However there has been a decline in properties affordable to key workers during the past decade with just 38% falling into the right price bracket now compared to 64% in 2001.