The Thurrock Property Blog
By Paul Tobias-Gibbins
WHAT is it to be British? Our stubbornness, long-suffering stoicism, our vexation at injustice, our obsession with football and rugby? We are weather obsessed external awkward noncommittal modest people whilst underneath seething like a volcano because someone jumped the queue….. and our No.1 obsession is with the property ladder.
This ‘love affair’ with owning our own home has been both good and bad for the UK as a whole; giving people financial freedom in their later years whilst also reducing the quantity (and quality) of housing provision. All of this whilst adding the extra pressure of a ‘them and us’ society. Strong words I know, but let me explain more.
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