Saturday, August 31, 2019

An interesting look back at prices

House Buyer Time Machine

I found this very interesting. The one thing they don't take into account is the prices of things to go in the house. In 1988 buyer a new TV was a big deal for me and when I got one in 1989 after changing jobs and moving house I paid £440 for a 25" Toshiba. An older colleague once told me how in the 1960s he paid 10% of the price of his house on an automatic washing machine.

Posted by tenyearstogetmymoneyback @ 07:19 AM (1822 views)
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2 thoughts on “An interesting look back at prices

  • 2018 new builds at 43,578 .

    Can you imagine the effect on pricing 425,000 houses coming on the market in a single year?

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  • tenyearstogetmymoneyback says:

    I can imagine the effect on the Buy to Let market :-). As late as 1991 a friend got a housing association flat simply because she was 21 and still living with her parents.

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