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Brexit kills British appetite for Spanish holiday homes as uncertainty weighs on pound

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 05:50

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Britons accounted for 14.5 per cent of purchases of Spanish homes by foreigners in the first quarter - the lowest proportion since 2006.

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COLIN Smith wanted to buy a home in sunny Spain - until Brexit made him think again.

The 40-year-old engineer from London had looked at properties along the Mediterranean coast, researching hot spots favoured by British expats such as Alicante. Then the UK voted to quit the

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