Buying a Home

The effects of Brexit on the French property market

Written by on July 9, 2018 in Buying a Home, Property in France
The effects of Brexit on the French property market

In a referendum on 23rd June 2016 the UK electorate voted to leave the European Union and the world looked on to see what the political and economic impact would be. Though still in the “negotiation” phase, officially the UK will leave the EU on 29th March 2019. However,  a transition period has been put in […]

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Best place to buy a holiday home on the French Riviera

Best place to buy a holiday home on the French Riviera

Four locations are particularly coveted on the Riviera: Valbonne, Cannes, Saint-Tropez and Villefranche-sur-Mer. The perfect location for a holiday home on the French Riviera Valbonne, Cannes, Saint Tropez and Villefranche-sur-Mer are four of the Riviera’s most desirable locations. Each has its own distinct personality, as well as offering stable investment opportunities for international buyers. What […]

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Guide to buying French Property

Written by on February 26, 2018 in Buying a Home, Property in France
Guide to buying French Property

Holiday makers in France often love what they find – the relaxing lifestyle, sunshine and food. Before long, thoughts can turn to creating a long-term relationship with this beautiful country. Finding your home Begin by drawing up the list of things you need to factor into your buying decision. Basic points, such as the number […]

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Bargain properties in France to make you dream of living the dream!

Written by on January 4, 2018 in Buying a Home, Property for sale, Property in France
Bargain properties in France to make you dream of living the dream!

I love to spend time searching on the internet for bargain properties in France. I can’t help it! There are some amazing houses at great value prices just waiting for someone to come along and fall in love with them and live the dream! Years ago I watched a TV programme called Grand Designs and […]

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Brexit agreement boosts buyers looking for property in France

Written by on December 22, 2017 in Buying a Home, Property in France
Brexit agreement boosts buyers looking for property in France

Home Hunts, a buyer’s agent in France, is experiencing a surge in the number of enquiries from British buyers looking to buy property in France. The reason for this is the result of a document released by the European Commission on 8 December, the same day that Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker announced a last-minute […]

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Guide to buying French property

Written by on October 16, 2017 in Buying a Home, Property in France
Guide to buying French property

When it comes to finding your dream home in France, our guide to buying French property will really help you. Begin by drawing up the list of things you need to factor into your buying decision. Basic points, such as the number of bedrooms, are obvious. But have you thought about accessibility? If you make […]

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Want to buy a vineyard in France? Here’s how to do it

Written by on September 25, 2017 in Buying a Home, Property in France
Want to buy a vineyard in France? Here’s how to do it

What a corking idea: how to produce your own wine in France Hobby vineyards can be for anyone – and if you find the right property and are smart about your set up, you can serve up your own local wine to family and friends with no additional costs Does spending warm summer nights in […]

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How to buy affordable property Cote d’Azur France

How to buy affordable property Cote d’Azur France

Many of us think of the Cote d’Azur as a place of dreams that we’ll never be able to afford. It’s where the millionaires go – but we don’t all have millions. However, it doesn’t have to be that way. We talked to local agent Tim Clark about property in the area and discovered that […]

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The Good Life in Landes, Pays Basques France

Written by on July 19, 2017 in Buying a Home, Property in France
The Good Life in Landes, Pays Basques France

We talk to Mathilde de Saint Martin who lives in Landes in south west France. Landes is one of those places that the French love and foreigners rarely hear of. With 100km of sandy beaches and numerous resorts on the Atlantic Coast; inland there are forests and valleys with picturesque villages and Roman ruins. It’s […]

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Guide to house types in the Pays Basque France

Written by on July 19, 2017 in Buying a Home, Property in France
Guide to house types in the Pays Basque France

We asked local estate agent Mathilde de Saint Martin about the type of housing you can buy in the Pays Basque area and Landes: Traditional basque-style building A “baserri” is a traditional half-timbered or stone-built type of  farmhouse found in the Basque Country in Northern Spain and Southwestern France. The baserris, with their gently sloping roofs and entrance portals, are highly characteristic of the region […]

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