Issue 006: 20th February 2007
A major study into the future demand for housing in France has concluded that demand will remain strong in the coming years, with the need for around 500,000 new homes a year up to 2020.
They say that French is the language of love, but not, it seems, for everyone, according to a recent survey of singles in France.
Money Can’t Buy Love
The French National Statistical Office has postponed publication of jobless figures until after the presidential elections.
France has established a potential competitor to Google Earth, the web based mapping product that produces satellite and aerial images of the planet.
It is a potentially very interesting tool for prospective buyers, who now have the opportunity to obtain a bird's eye view of properties for sale.
French farmers saw their incomes rise by 15% last year, for the first time in eight years, according to figures published recently by the French National Statistics Office, INSEE.
France is suffering from a serious shortage of qualified building professionals, restraining the growth of many firms, and leading to large increases in building costs.
We are pleased today to announce the launch of our on-line guide to buying property 'off-plan' in France.
Buying Off Plan