Overseas ownership of UK property triples over last decade

Mark Battersby
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Foreign ownership of properties in England and Wales has trebled since 2010 from 88,000 to nearly 250,000, according to new analysis by the Centre for Public Data. Exactly 247,016 titles across England & Wales are now registered to individuals with an overseas correspondence address, nearly 1% of all registered titles compared to 0.4% in 2010. The data was obtained via Freedom of information requests covering previously unpublished data from HM Land Registry on the number of property titles owned by individuals with an overseas correspondence address. Three-quarters of the titles a...

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