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Help to Buy: Martin Roberts on mortgages and house prices

The government's plan to kick-start the UK housing market will see higher property prices, but that would help the economy and stimulate the building industry, said a Homes Under The Hammer presenter.

Property expert Martin Roberts said Help To Buy would would also see potential homebuyers find it easier to get a mortgage, and described the changes as a "gift horse that needs feeding".

In his personal film for BBC1's This Week, he said: "I guess, it's a case of you win some, you lose some."

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