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originally posted by: jacobe001
Historically, housing prices have followed a trend of 2x the average annual income of citizens across the country.
The banking fraudulent derivatives changed all that and they are keeping prices elevated.
originally posted by: Neopan100
I also read this article about vintage toys (I know...I find some weird crap to keep myself entertained It gave the cost of the toy (like a BARBIE 8.94 in 1984) Now would cost like 34.00 to purchase in todays money. Another was like a toy car for dolls it was 34.00 bucks in the 80's now over a hundered dollars..it really got me thinking how are money/what we make has really decreased. We have no purchase power.