The house my parents bought in 1952 for less than $9,000 recently sold for over $1 million. We knew we grew up in a special place … We just didn’t appreciate how special.
You Won’t Believe How Much Things Cost in the 1950s Compared to Now
If you were born in the 1950s, you were one of those lucky kids who grew up in a much simpler, more wholesome time; a time when living presently was more important than checking your text messages, everyone left their doors open to neighbors without fear and mom was always there with freshly baked treats upon your return home from school. And not only was your life in the 50s simple in terms of daily life activities, but you undoubtedly recall that the cost of living was much simpler, too.