House prices in France rose last year by 7.1%, according to the annual review of the market carried out by the French estate agents professional body, FNAIM. The increase was the lowest for several years and, over the two year period 2005/6, prices have risen at half the rate of the years 2003 and 2004.
17 Jan 2007
A recent study claims that up to 7 million people currently living in towns and cities of France want to relocate to the countryside. Nearly half of those interviewed by IPSOS, the French pollster, expressed a desire to do so within the next few years.
19 Dec 2006
Foreign buyers invested approximately €6 billion in French property during 2005, according to a recent report by ‘Credit Foncier’, the French mortgage specialist. This figure is up from €5.4 billion invested in 2004, and an average of €2 billion invested during the period 1994-2000.
01 Dec 2006