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Tonight

Published: Sat 15 Dec 2012

Tonight

A growing number of people are being frozen off the property ladder because they can’t afford the high deposits they need to buy a home of their own. Instead, they're facing the prospect of a lifetime renting. ..pushing demand for rental properties to near-record levels in some areas. And that in turn has created a perfect climate for property investors and led to predictions of a return to the buy-to-let boom.