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Rise in 'takeaway' homes

People looking for a new house are being told they could save thousands of pounds by buying one that is made in a factory.

A new report says prefabricated homes are very different to those of 60 years ago.

They last longer, buyers can get a mortgage on them and they are 10% cheaper to buy, according to The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Brian Milligan reports.

  • 29 Jan 2011