Does commuting further pay?

Sarah Coles
Bognore Regis beach
Bognore Regis beach

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According to estate agents at Savills, if you are happy to add a quarter of an hour each way to your daily commute, you could save a small fortune on property. They examined the property prices in traditional commuter towns, and then did the same for towns just a bit further down the track by the seaside. They discovered that commuters could save up to £8,000 for every minute they add to the journey.

So is it enough to sway the average commuter?