Have you ever left IKEA wondering where you're going to fit all the fabulous things you just bought? Well, they've gone ahead and taken care of that for you too. IKEA just sold their first ever flat-pack houses
. The first 60 timber framed houses were released at one of their UK stores yesterday.
The average person in the UK needs a mortgage 5 times their annual salary to enter the housing market
. I know most Canadian cities are just as restrictive and I don't believe things are any different in the US either. The houses are very affordable and designed specifically for average income families (there is an income cap).
These houses have been named the BoKlok
series, which translates literally to Live Smart.
IKEA stays true to their smart use of space and clean design. They are all equipped with IKEA kitchens, bathrooms and wood floors. You can't do all the work yourself, the developer will have to put it up, but that will leave you with time to assemble all the IKEA furniture you buy with the gift certificate they give you for housewarming!
What will they come up with next?!