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@ketih Mum and Dad saved for 7 years whilst living with my grandparents. I was born during this time. When they tried to get a mortgage the sum offered was about £8 ( old money ) too low. Mum’s earnings didn’t qualify even though she worked from school to retirement age! I think the amount offered was 2 1/2 x the husband’s wage. The insurance policy to guarantee this extra amount cost “an absolute xxxx fortune” according to my father so the money was borrowed from family. They were the first in my father’s family to buy a house. Mum still lives there.
And Champagne, I expect they’d have heard of that, but Bordeaux, probably not.