Thursday, Feb 07, 2013

Sobering stats from Shelter

Planet Property Blog: Weekly shop would cost £453 if food had risen as fast as house prices

According to a report by homeless charity Shelter, the average family’s weekly shop would cost £453 if food had risen in line with house prices over the last 40 years.
The charity say that in 1971 the weekly shop cost £10.40, and the average home £5,632.
But by 2011 the price of the average home had shot up to £245,319 – over 43 times more expensive.

Posted by property addict @ 12:24 PM (840 views)
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