It’s Boomer Snobbery, not Mathematics, that Keeps House Prices High

Frank Parker
3 min readFeb 18, 2022

This article is a response to a New Statesman piece by Sarah Manavis. It relates to the housing situation in the United Kingdom. Different factors may be in play in other jurisdictions such as the USA.

New homes near Grimsby, UK. Image from www.peterwardhomes.co.uk

The article was itself a response to a comment by a well known property ‘expert’, to the effect that she and, by implication, other older people…

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Frank Parker

Frank is a retired Engineer from England now living in Ireland. He is trying to learn and share the lessons of history.