The housing stock in France is increasing at a faster rate than the population, resulting in a rise in the number of empty properties.
06 Jul 2018
Sales of French property to British non-residents fell for the third year running last year, whilst those to existing residents is on the rise.
Several recent cases in the French courts illustrate the care that is needed in considering the purchase of off-plan investment properties in France.
08 Jun 2018
There appear to have been some spectacular movements in house prices last year, according to the notaires, if the figures are to be believed.
08 May 2018
House prices in the Pyrénées Orientales rose by an average of 3.3% last year, the first time for several years prices have not been in retreat.
06 Apr 2018
According to a recent survey, rent levels in France averaged €12.70m2 last year, with smaller properties attracting the highest yields.
The French estate agents report a record year in 2017 for the housing market, but it was one substantially underpinned by the main cities.
08 Feb 2018
The mountains are omnipresent in Haute-Savoie, making it the premier skiing area in Europe, and one of the most popular areas in France for British holiday home buyers.
09 Jan 2018
Over the past 10 years one third of non-resident foreign French property buyers have been British, but they are now spending less.
In the Mediterranean department of Herault, wherever you live, the mountains are close and the sea is not too far away.
07 Dec 2017
The French government have recently published a review of residential building land prices for 2016.
The latest departmental market analysis shows average prices outside of Paris ranging from €650m² in the Creuse to €3,900m² in the Alpes Maritimes.
07 Nov 2017
A combination of relatively low house prices, striking beauty and tranquility make the Dordogne a popular choice for prospective international property buyers.
Vineyard prices in France rose by an average of 3.8% last year, with prices anything between €5,000 and €5 million a hectare.
06 Oct 2017
The price of agricultural land in France ranges on average from €2K/hectare up to €17K/hectare, and price movements last year were just as varied.
08 Aug 2017
According to a recent survey, rent levels in the towns and cities of France averaged €12.60m2 last year, but with substantial variations across the country.
11 Jul 2017
Brexit has created some hesitancy amongst British buyers of French property, with sales last year slightly down on 2015.
The cheapest villages in Brittany in which to buy a house, for an average price as low as €53,000.
The French rural land agency SAFER have produced a useful analysis of the price of country property in France and the most popular areas for international buyers.
The movement in house prices in France over the past three years shows substantial variation across the country, but with few signs of any significant increase in prices.
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