Time to sample the ‘crème de la crème’ of France’s property market?

From film stars to fashionistas, the French Riviera remains one of Europe’s most coveted second home destinations and the good news for Brits is that buying conditions in 2015 are making it more affordable. Here’s an overview of the hot spots there… Article written by The Overseas Guides Company Incredibly cheap mortgages, a favourable exchange [...]

By | September 7th, 2015|Articles|

Meet The Agent – South of France

This month we spoke to Clayton Haste of Cannes Property Sales about his work on the French Riviera... Article written by Cannes Property Sales Morning Clayton, how are you? What have you got planned for today? Morning! Today is quite a busy day really. I have 2 apartments to take on this morning. The first [...]

By | November 16th, 2012|Articles|

Take the train on a stay in a property in France

Anyone who is heading off to the French Riviera may want to try travelling along the coastline by train, it has been suggested.In an article for the Guardian, Kathryn Tomasetti explained that a day-long Riviera rail pass is an excellent way to discover the region from a property in France.Costing just €12 (£10.57), she noted [...]

By | April 4th, 2011|Articles|

French Riviera ‘full of luxurious activities’

The French Riviera could be the perfect place to buy property in France if you enjoy luxurious surroundings and a bustling environment.It receives around ten million visitors annually and enjoys a warm near-tropical climate for most of the year.Florence Lecointre, international press officer for the French Riviera Tourist Board, said that the region is full [...]

By | March 11th, 2010|Articles|

French Riviera property growing in affordability, figures show

New data has indicated that prices for French Riviera property have fallen, something that may offer investors new opportunities to buy.Data from the French estate agent's association, FNAIM's, latest housing market report has revealed that apartment prices in Toulon fell by 19.3 per cent in the past year, while in Cannes they dipped by 13.7 [...]

By | April 21st, 2009|Articles|

Wheelie good time for French Riviera property buyers

One of the most prestigious cycling races in the world heads for the French Riviera in June and July as the Tour de France takes in the southern part of the country, with Montpellier one of the destinations.The city sees the start or finish of two stages in early July, while the 7th of the [...]

By | April 14th, 2009|Articles|

France ‘to reform property market cautiously’

The French government has signalled that it is planning to reform its property market in a way that will avoid it matching the kind of problems seen elsewhere in the credit crunch. French president Nicolas Sarkozy has pledged reforms to make the French a nation of property owners but finance minister Christine Lagarde told the [...]

By | September 26th, 2008|Articles|