Y’all £79 in 1985 is £218 at 2022 prices. I… https://t.co/3yEWOiPP7Z
— MARCUS. 🇧🇧🏳️🌈 (@marcusjdl) September 30, 2022
The mortgage on my grandparent’s house in the late 1970s was $450 a month in today’s dollars — and it was a really nice house. It looked much like this (don’t have an actual photo):
I don’t think people realize or remember how very cheap housing used to be, even when accounting for inflation.