French Property Blog and News

Brittany, or Bretagne as it is known locally, has remained a favoured holiday hotspot for Brits and French alike. Situated in the North-West corner, jutting into the Atlantic, the area offers access to some of the most beautiful…
The French capital is a prime location for buyers looking for a dynamic city that combines the advantages of a modern metropolis with the charm of peaceful villages. And it is also the ideal place to invest for rental, actually…
I hope you managed to enjoy a happy Christmas and New Year despite the current restrictions. Ours was as quiet as we expected, brightened-up no end by virtual visits from family and friends. After finishing our Christmas…
A world renowned seaside resort in the Riviera in the south of France, Cannes benefits from an exceptional setting, between sea and sun. This amazing city is home to many luxury retail outlets, gourmet restaurants, iconic…
Discover our bespoke ' à la Carte ' property hunting service for busy families and professionals looking for real estate in fast moving cities across France. Think of this service as having a private chef , someone…
A big thank you to Patrick at my-french-house.com blog for inviting me to share snippets about our lives here in south west France. For this issue, I guess I’d better introduce myself...my name is Beth Haslam. A few…
The Paris property market is well known to be extremely busy with most properties snapped up before making it to the market. French estate agents in Paris have long waiting lists from buyers and investors hoping to snap-up…
Did you know that each year, over 100,000 individuals from different corners of the world choose to make France their new home? This influx of foreign nationals accounts for roughly 10% of all real estate transactions in…
Paris property sales are down but prices are still climbing according to a recent report published last month by the Chambre de Notaires de Paris. The ongoing pandemic continues to weigh on the French real estate market…