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29 May 2009

Media Bias

It's fair to say that the news of the housing market is highly skewed and very biased in the mainstream. If food prices were spiralling out of control and many people in the UK couldn't afford to eat that would be a scandal. When house prices balloon out of all reality it's apparently okay.

Patrick Collinson imagines what house price stories might look like if Britain wasn't under the sway of estate agents: Fears grow of house prices spiral. It's a bit tongue-in-cheek but it does show how silly the British obsession on financial reality defying house price rises has become...