How far have you climbed up the property ladder? MoneySaving Poll Results

Souk

UK house prices have risen seven times faster than the average young worker salary since the 1990s, making homes far less affordable now than they used to be, especially for young people.

So please select the option CLOSEST to your situation. If in a couple and you own together, answer for you both.


Results

I'm aged under 25 (856 votes)
I own multiple properties (mortgage-free)14 votes (2%)
I own multiple properties (with mortgages)11 votes (1%)
I own the home I live in (mortgage-free)19 votes (2%)
I own the home I live in (with a mortgage)240 votes (28%)
I own as part of a shared ownership scheme12 votes (1%)
I owned a home but donít now2 votes (0%)
Donít own, but am close to buying75 votes (9%)
Donít own, but am saving for a deposit250 votes (29%)
Donít own, but hope to one day165 votes (19%)
Donít own and doubt Iíll ever be able to55 votes (6%)
Donít own and Iím not interested in owning13 votes (2%)
I'm aged 25 to 34 (5804 votes)
I own multiple properties (mortgage-free)26 votes (0%)
I own multiple properties (with mortgages)363 votes (6%)
I own the home I live in (mortgage-free)147 votes (3%)
I own the home I live in (with a mortgage)3776 votes (65%)
I own as part of a shared ownership scheme110 votes (2%)
I owned a home but donít now41 votes (1%)
Donít own, but am close to buying250 votes (4%)
Donít own, but am saving for a deposit512 votes (9%)
Donít own, but hope to one day329 votes (6%)
Donít own and doubt Iíll ever be able to231 votes (4%)
Donít own and Iím not interested in owning19 votes (0%)
I'm aged 35 to 49 (8790 votes)
I own multiple properties (mortgage-free)192 votes (2%)
I own multiple properties (with mortgages)1094 votes (12%)
I own the home I live in (mortgage-free)1102 votes (13%)
I own the home I live in (with a mortgage)5510 votes (63%)
I own as part of a shared ownership scheme99 votes (1%)
I owned a home but donít now97 votes (1%)
Donít own, but am close to buying99 votes (1%)
Donít own, but am saving for a deposit159 votes (2%)
Donít own, but hope to one day153 votes (2%)
Donít own and doubt Iíll ever be able to258 votes (3%)
Donít own and Iím not interested in owning27 votes (0%)
Iím aged 50 to 64 (5595 votes)
I own multiple properties (mortgage-free)547 votes (10%)
I own multiple properties (with mortgages)430 votes (8%)
I own the home I live in (mortgage-free)2847 votes (51%)
I own the home I live in (with a mortgage)1546 votes (28%)
I own as part of a shared ownership scheme21 votes (0%)
I owned a home but donít now58 votes (1%)
Donít own, but am close to buying12 votes (0%)
Donít own, but am saving for a deposit4 votes (0%)
Donít own, but hope to one day21 votes (0%)
Donít own and doubt Iíll ever be able to90 votes (2%)
Donít own and Iím not interested in owning19 votes (0%)
I'm aged 65+ (1881 votes)
I own multiple properties (mortgage-free)211 votes (11%)
I own multiple properties (with mortgages)33 votes (2%)
I own the home I live in (mortgage-free)1500 votes (80%)
I own the home I live in (with a mortgage)83 votes (4%)
I own as part of a shared ownership scheme8 votes (0%)
I owned a home but donít now14 votes (1%)
Donít own, but am close to buying5 votes (0%)
Donít own, but am saving for a deposit2 votes (0%)
Donít own, but hope to one day0 votes (0%)
Donít own and doubt Iíll ever be able to12 votes (1%)
Donít own and Iím not interested in owning13 votes (1%)

                   22,926 votes received.

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