Can I afford to buy a house there?

The interactive map on the next page shows how much you need to earn per hour to buy a house in each of Britain’s postcodes. Take a look and see where you can – and can’t – afford to live.

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Here are the hourly salaries needed to buy a house in


Each pin represents a postcode and shows how much you’d need to earn per hour to buy a property there. It’s based on a single person working a 37.5 hour week and mortgage repayments being 35% of the income.

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  • NG13 - On average you'd have to earn £18.45 an hour to buy a house in this postcode.
  • That's around £691.88 a week.
  • Or even £35,977.50 a year.