Buying a vineyard in France will cost you anything between €5,000 and €5 million a hectare.
The visibility of a wind farm is not a sufficient reason to give opponents a right to challenge the planning consent, a French court has ruled.
Notaires are obliged to offer translation support if required, but there are few rules that govern their approach or charges.
A review of the movement of prices for agricultural land in France since 2010 shows only modest increases in most departments.
There have been some significant rises in coastal property prices over the past year, although it has not been an upward wave everywhere.
The French rural land agency SAFER have recently published their review of the housing market for countryside properties in 2017.
The housing stock in France is increasing at a faster rate than the population, resulting in a rise in the number of empty properties.
A couple who found gold bars buried in the garden of a property they purchased must compensate the former owners.
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.
There appear to have been some spectacular movements in house prices last year, according to the notaires, if the figures are to be believed.
A seller cannot remove furniture fixed to the property that causes a deterioration in the property, a French court has ruled.
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