The Financial Times documents an emerging trend towards property purchases in highly unusual and unexpected locations around the world, and comes up with a very interesting list, from British fly fishing enthusiasts are buying along Norwegian fjord to Somalis buying in Nairobi, Kenya.

The motivations behind this trend are as wide-ranging as the buyers themselves. Some are turning illicit gains into tangible assets, some are nationals wanting to invest in safer regions than their own, while others buy to support specialist interests, such as fly fishing and conservation.

A chart accompanying the story, embedded below:

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