Julian Knight: This could be the year Britain abandons the dream of being a nation of property owners

Interesting read, only time will tell …

Despite the economic slowdown, the eurozone crisis and surging unemployment, UK house prices rose by 1 per cent during 2011, according to the Nationwide.

That’s quite some performance at first glance and confounds most predictions at the start of the year (although calling the housing market is as tricky as herding cats).

Read the full story at www.independent.co.uk

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