Hard to become a homeowner

A new survey has revealed just how hard it is for young couples in our region to buy their own home.

Difficulties for young people becoming homeowners

It's good news for some, house prices are at last beginning to show signs of recovery. But it is equally bad news for others. A combination of high house prices and low wages is simply pricing average earners out of the market.

The problem is particularly bad in our region, with properties in parts of Sussex, Surrey and Oxfordshire among the least affordable in the country. Malcolm Shaw has been investigating.

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