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How much harder has it got to afford to buy a house?

29 November 2013 Last updated at 07:39 GMT

With the latest house price figures expected to show that the average cost of a house in the UK is at its highest level for five years, was it any easier to afford a house in years gone by?

Brian Milligan has been to meet three different generations of home-owners to find out.