Big rise in expats looking to buy property 'back home' post-pandemic: survey

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Research conducted by Knight Frank has confirmed an increasing number of expats are set to purchase property ‘back home' as the impact of the covid-19 pandemic unfolds around the world. Fully 64% of agents polled said the lockdown had influenced expats' decision to buy a property in their home country, which has led to a significant uptick in residential enquiries since the start of the covid-19 pandemic. The survey, which canvassed Knight Frank's worldwide network of prime brokers, to understand more about the attitudes of expats around the world highlighted, however, that only 29% o...

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Christopher Copper-Ind

Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.