This cartoon by Andy Davey from The Sun relates to news that house prices in the UK are expected to soar by as much as 21% over the next five years. Read more >>
A family is shown arriving at their new house, which remains unfinished. (We can assume that the family are homeless since they have their possessions with them—either that, or they've just returned from holiday). The builder tells the wife: "Don't worry luv—we'll have it finished as soon as the prices rise a bit."
The joke is that the builder is waiting for the price of the house to rise before selling it. In that way, he can make a bigger profit.
1. Luv is a written form of the word 'love', when it is being used as an informal way of addressing someone.
2. The name of the building company, Bodgit and Runne, is meant to be funny. If you bodge a something, you do it badly.