For the third month in a row, Spain is the top overseas property target on specialist overseas property website Eurozone countries took three of the top five positions, which were unchanged from March.

The top five countries searched were Spain (9.72% of all searches), USA (5.78%), Portugal (5.65%), Thailand (4.61%) and Italy (3.4%). director, Dan Johnson, says: “With two of the top three destinations located in the eurozone, Europe remains a driving force in the global property market.

“The weak single currency and favourable prices continue to attract buyers. The eurozone has now accounted for three of the Top Five destinations in three of the past four months. After an unstable 2014, investors are also returning to Thailand. Despite its economic struggles, the country still offers strong rental yields, which consistently draw overseas interest.”