Dreaming of place in sun

THE soggy summer has got more than half of Sheffielders thinking about buying a place in the sun.

Wednesday, 3rd October 2007, 1:31 pm
Updated Thursday, 4th October 2007, 9:51 am

Figures released by Yorkshire Bank show that 52 per cent of residents are considering buying a property abroad, but nearly the same number, 53pc, are scared of being ripped off.

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Some residents would use it as a holiday home or a place to retire, while others would treat it as an investment or even as a cheaper way to get onto the property ladder, the survey revealed.

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