Friday, February 26, 2010
English buy record number of 2nd homes
Here's an interesting statistic.
According to Knight Frank (and who am I to doubt them) the number of second homes in England has been steadily rising.
A 2.6% increase on the 2008 figure equated to an additional 6,212 second homes pushing the overall total to a record 245,384.
You can read the full article from Global Edge here.
Always optimistic I'm hopeful that with a mixture of returning confidence and the UK's appallingly bad weather, buyers might start looking at a slightly warmer, yet still just as accessible, investment in the charente valley (like the house pictured, yours for a bargain €240,000).