Author: Amanda

Mans home 0

Is a Mans Home Still His Castle?

The British seem to have a continuing obsession with owning their own home in a way that,s ay, the French or Germans do not. This attitude is often linked to the housing boom that started in the 1980s when local authority housing was being sold off to tenants at knock-down prices and the mortgage market was deregulated. There was a slump (or re-correction) in the housing market in the late 80s but soon we were back on a relentless rise of property prices and more and more people started to view property as more of an investment than a place to create roots and build a home and life.