Home truths: the price of being a nation of property speculators
Long ago a little-known commentator put his finger on the heart of our housing problem. If we go on like this, he wrote (in the mid-1980s, when by 21st century standards we barely knew what to 'go on like this' meant), houses would end up earning more money than the people living in them.
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