Globe-trotting oligarchs. Dodgy offshore companies. Wealthy weekenders and expensive rural cottages snapped up by hedge fund managers. There are plenty of people out there arguing that the problems in Britain’s housing market can be pinned on foreigners in London and on wealthy second-homers in the countryside.
Land Registry data of past 10 months shows 40,000 properties – from entire apartment complexes to wine cellars and car parks – registered in tax havens
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