The overseas buyers snapping up UK homes

Julia Kollewe
Roman Abramovich
Roman Abramovich

AP

Cash-rich foreigners from Russia, the Middle and Far East have long been flocking to London to snap up luxury homes but they are not the only ones buying in good old Blighty. Looking across the country, who are the overseas buyers keen on a British address?

Property website Primelocation.com has done a study on the top 100 nations from which British residential property is being searched for. English-speaking nations lead the field with the US, Australia, Canada and Ireland all in the top five.