2005 - another year left in the bubble
Evelyn Newman, Cypeir Estates, explains that a lot of people cannot afford to buy homes in Ireland but want to invest in property. Buying overseas offers them this opportunity.
You can’t afford to buy at home, so you buy in a country you know nothing about (except for that week on the Costa del Sol).
15 years later, I’m sure those “investors” have lots of stories to tell. How is their Spanish now?