In a March 3, 2009 article at the IFAOnline website, Sarah Griffiths writes:
“Almost a third of Britons are considering buying a property overseas or moving abroad in the future, Halifax International says.”
According to the firm, 27% of individuals surveyed said they were considering the move.
See the whole article here.
Although the numbers leaving the US are huge, it’s certainly nowhere near a third of the population. One thing this article doesn’t make clear, however, is how many of those Brits are just looking for a vacation property, and how many are considering a real move.