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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