France is still a favourite for Britons wishing to buy abroad Aug22

France is still a fa...

France remains one of the top locations for Britons buying property abroad, a currency specialist recently confirmed. According to The Telegraph, a report from HiFX, a foreign exchange company, analysed property data from the last nine years to find out British buyers’ overseas “dream...

French commercial property market races ahead in Europe Aug20

French commercial pr...

The commercial property market in France is experiencing a boom – Paris in particular – and 2014 saw the best start to the year since the start of the financial crisis back in 2007. Reuters recently reported that “French commercial real estate investment could hit €20 billion for 2014...

Hot property: Five glamorous villas on the Côte d’Azur from Home Hunts Aug19

Hot property: Five g...

Confidence is returning to France’s property market, and no more so than in the Côte d’Azur where Home Hunts has received double the number of enquiries so far in 2014 when compared with the previous year. Here are five of some of Home Hunts most glamourous and luxurious property for sale...

Six Million Brits Plan to Retire Abroad Aug16

Six Million Brits Pl...

France has always been a favourite location for British retirees, and despite the financial crisis and its aftermath, it is still rated as one of the top countries in Europe to move to and enjoy non-working life. More sunshine, less expensive living costs and better property investment...

Why so many roads and institutions in France are called Jean Jaurès Aug08

Why so many roads an...

If you live in or spend a reasonable amount of time in France, particularly in the south, you will have noticed the number of streets, squares and roads called Jean Jaurès. There are even schools, colleges, car parks, stations, hotels and hospitals named after Jean Jaurès. And other...

3 French properties for less than €800,000 before house prices increase in 2015… Aug07

3 French properties ...

Although house prices across France dropped in 2013 and continued to fall slightly in certain areas in the first half of 2014, there is good news ahead for house owners and for those currently looking to invest in French property. A report, recently released by ratings agency Standard &...

Why private wealth is shaping the prime property market in Paris Jul30

Why private wealth i...

Did you know that private wealth is increasingly shaping the world’s real estate markets? According to Wealth-X the use of private equity in property deals over US$10 million has almost trebled since 2009. In 2013, Paris had the second highest number of ultra-high-net-worth individuals...

HOME HUNTS WINS AT T...

Home Hunts has been has been informed that, following the success of the previous two years, it is among the national winners in the European Property Awards 2014-15 – and might even have the chance to represent Europe in the latter stages of the Awards and compete for the coveted crown of...

See how easily you can buy exceptional investment properties in France Jul20

See how easily you c...

With mortgage rates at a historic low in France, a drop in property prices across the country and now with sterling strong against the euro, foreign buyers have for some time now been taking advantage of the opportunities available in the French property market. Fast-track visas in 48 hours...

Three “must-go” cities for Bastille Day in France Jul12

Three “must-go” citi...

On Monday 14 July, it is Bastille Day in France, and, as the most important national holiday in France, it always promises residents and holidaymakers all over the country a day and night to remember. From parades to dances and breath-taking firework displays, this is an event that impresses...

Eric Clapton sells his Provencal secret exclusively through Home Hunts Jul09

Eric Clapton sells h...

Eric Clapton’s charming €3.25 million stone farmhouse, tucked away in deepest Provence near the village of Nan-les-Pins, is currently exclusively on the market with Home Hunts. La Faissinette – which Tim Swannie, Director of Home Hunts, refers to as “a hidden gem” and the the Sunday...

France plans to boost tourism numbers by 20 million Jun30

France plans to boos...

Last week Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius announced that, despite France being the most visited country in the world, welcoming 83 million tourists each year, the government wished to boost numbers even further to 100 million. With a tourism sector that already provides employment for around...