20% of home buyers are Polish
The new arrivals from
The migrants are selling their properties back home to raise a deposit - making it more likely they will remain in the
Some estate agents are even employing Polish staff to cope with the demand, and make transactions easier.
Experts said that, when eastern Europeans began arriving in the
But many of the 600,000 arrivals have now decided to settle here, and are seeking to buy their own property.
The result is an increase in property prices, as more buyers compete for a limited pool of homes.
In the past year, prices have increased by around 10 per cent.
The number of arrivals from eastern Europe is 20 times the Government's original estimate of only 13,000 a year.
But the Government has insisted most will eventually return home, and are taking up short-term opportunities.
They are obviously staying long term and any idiot can see this. So either the government is filled with retards or they are filled with liars.
No wonder prices of houses are so high and no wonder it is almost impossible for first time buyers to get on the property ladder. We are only going to have to build more and more houses which will mean concreting over more of our green land.
Immigrants should not be able to buy property in this country. Brits should have first choice. If they want to buy a home there are places in