Is home ownership still the ultimate goal?
As property buying plunges amongst 25-34-year-olds Stephen asks - is home ownership still the ultimate goal?
QUESTION OF THE DAY: Home ownership
It's been dubbed the "end of the home ownership dream" - as property buying has plunged amongst among 25-34 year olds in the last 20 years. But is home ownership always the best option?
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