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£3bn lost in housing crash

Exclusive analysis for ITV News reveals that more than a hundred thousand families have lost a total of £3bn since the housing crash.

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40% of homes sold at a loss since 2007

Exclusive analysis for ITV News reveals that more than a hundred thousand families have lost a total of £3bn since the housing crash. Credit: Castle Trust

The cost of the housing crash is laid bare tonight in exclusive analysis for ITV News. It reveals that more than a hundred thousand families have lost a total of three billion pounds.

Some of the reasons why homeowners sold at a loss. Credit: Castle Trust

Analysis by Castle Trust of every housing transaction in England and Wales shows that those who bought in the good times and have subsequently sold have taken a huge hit to their bank balances, an average of £24,000 each if they bought and sold between 2007 and 2012.

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