Previously, I worked out how much it costs to rent in the counties immediately surrounding London. Then a commenter suggested that the monthly figures might look quite different for buying.
While it was cheaper to buy than rent, for some counties there wasn’t a lot of difference. What was something of a revelation was the cheapness of properties in certain areas. Granted, you might not actually want to live in a studio flat in Clacton-on-Sea, but the object of the exercise was to find out how much cheaper properties were if you were prepared to commute. Read the full article here.