Buyers favour Périgo...

Having reviewed enquiry and transaction data from 2014, Home Hunts can confirm that south-west France remains one of its top six most popular locations for real estate investment from overseas clients. Long-admired, particularly by British buyers, the Dordogne has proved to be the most...

Revealed: the best locations for property investment on the French Riviera Jan17

Revealed: the best l...

The French Riviera, with its breathtakingly beautiful coastline, inspiring landscape and glamorous sun-kissed resorts, is one of the most sought after second home locations in the world. It therefore comes as no surprise that the French Riviera is one of Home Hunts’ top six locations for...

Property insights for Provence revealed by Home Hunts Jan16

Property insights fo...

After analysing data from its regional offices in France throughout 2014, Home Hunts has reported that the most coveted areas for property investment in France are: Paris, south-west France, the Alps, Languedoc, the Riviera and Provence. What locations are offering the best value for money in...

Real estate insights...

Confirmed as one of Home Hunts’ six location hot spots, if you are looking to buy property in the French Alps these latest insights will help you decide how to make the smartest real estate investments. With their colossal peaks, the powder white wonderland of the French Alps offers some of...

Home Hunts reveals Languedoc real estate insights Jan09

Home Hunts reveals L...

Languedoc Roussillon – France’s largest wine-producing region and one that many call “the real South of France” – has been confirmed by Home Hunts as one of its most sought after French locations in 2014. Having gathered and analysed data from transactions and enquiries made to Home...

It’s official – France has the best Christmas market in Europe Dec17

It’s official – Fran...

Strasbourg in France has been voted the best Christmas market in Europe. But France has Christmas markets all over the country that are renowned for their beauty and magical ambiance… With Val Thorens in the French Alps just crowned World’s Best Ski Resort, Paris recently voted most...

Social charges on second homes to be stopped by the EU Dec15

Social charges on se...

Non-French, EU residents who have either sold or rented out their second homes in France over the last three years should soon be able to claim back the social charges they paid. The reason for this is down to a case brought before the European Court of Justice, which will likely stop all...

The best fairs and events to visit in Provence this Christmas Dec08

The best fairs and e...

Provence may be renowned for being the ultimate summer playground, with its many coastal resorts, warm plentiful sunshine and beautiful olive groves and vineyards. But winter brings out a different side to this region, one that is elegant, romantic, packed with Christmas markets and sparkling...

Build a vineyard emp...

For many, Christmas means Monopoly, a game renowned for bringing out even the mildest of competitive streaks. But a new version, which sees players become “négociants” in pursuit of the best vineyards and wines, could add a bit of sparkle to this year’s festive board game...

Val Thorens in Frenc...

Val Thorens, located in the Tarentaise Valley of the French Alps, has just been crowned World’s Best Ski Resort 2014. It was in the running against some tough international competition – including Deer Valley near Salt Lake City in the USA, Perisher in Australia’s New South Wales and...

Five spectacular Riviera swimming pools worth splashing out on Nov27

Five spectacular Riv...

With more than 300 days of sunshine, dozens of glamorous seaside resorts and 900km of breath-taking coastline, the French Riviera is one of the most popular destinations in the world – so much so that it attracts 34 million visitors each year. It is also a location where buyers looking for a...

From Marseille to Mi...

For those with a property in the South of France who like to spend time on the Italian Riviera too, the new Thello Riviera train will be a welcome addition to the already-plentiful transport options along the Côte d’Azur coastline. Operated by ItaliaRail, the train travels between...