The proportion of absentee owners in the population at large is directly correlated to the degree of real estate speculation prevalent in the economy. A strong property market and economy coupled with relatively low interest rates may result in a higher proportion of absentee owners, while a sluggish market and economy may limit the number of absentee owners.
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