The housing bubble is finally bursting – here’s what that means for you

Is it possible that homes are, at last, about to become more affordable? The Government announced last summer, at the Conservative party conference in Manchester, that, having won the general election, it was going to grasp the housing problem by the windpipe and sort it.
That energised Brandon Lewis, the Duracell-powered housing minister, and the Government came up with a raft of initiatives – including, most surprisingly perhaps, that investing in homes as a financial asset should be discouraged. Generation Own, rather than Generation Rent, was the aim.

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