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June 14, 2021

House prices

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L Clarke, Ballina

The economic law of supply and demand says: if demand exceeds supply, house prices will increase. By handing out money to help the homebuyer, demand is increased, and up go the prices.

I’m sure our politicians know this. So why continue the policy? Is it because they know high prices will increase the values of their own investments?


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