Home ownership: 'The younger generation have it easy and expect too much', says housing commentator Henry Pryor

Home ownership: 'It's true the younger generation have it easy and expect too much', says property expert

Many young adults still live with their parents (Stock image)

Friday, May 5, 2017

The younger generation have it too easy as they expect too much and it's extraordinary they think home ownership is the be-all and end-all, according to a property expert.

If current trends continue more than half a million young adults could still live with their parents in 10 years' time, according to insurer Aviva.

Property expert Henry Pryor told Julia Hartley-Brewer that he's amazed how many young people come to him looking for property with help from their parents, as the younger generation seems to expect handouts.

He actually believes you don't necessarily need to own a home, as a mortgage is like a ball and chain around your ankle.

Listen to the full interview above