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Kate Faulkner

Property Market Analyst & Commentator

Kate Faulkner is one of the UK’s leading property experts. On a monthly basis, Kate summarises what’s happening to property prices and rents, and the impact this has on consumers and indeed the industry, such as estate agents, diy stores and new build sales.

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With financial education help, young people can understand the housing market, and make informed choices

I have worked in property for a long time now and have spent much of that time trying to make sure young people understand the realities of the housing market. When you compare ‘average house prices’ versus ‘average wages’, getting on the property ladder seems like an impossible task. However, if everyone, and young people in particular, are educated as to the financials of housing, buying and renting isn’t quite as ‘out of reach’ as we are often led to believe.

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