06.10.2008 - Overseas property market hit by credit crunch
From Independent.co.uk: It is a dream of thousands of Brits – to buy a second home in a picturesque spot in France and wile away hot summers converting a dilapidated barn into the perfect home in the sun. But there are signs that many are abandoning their plans to buy a plot over the Channel as the economic downturn hits the second home market. And the situation has become so bad that some second home-owners wanting to sell up in France have had their properties on the market for as long as three years, according to agents..... Full Article: Source