Author: Home Hunts

Buyers are snapping up property in France before Brexit

Brits are buying up property abroad despite Brexit fears and the weak pound A recent article in the Mail Online highlighted how British buyers are investing in real estate in France, Italy and Spain ahead of Brexit. Despite rising prices, many have decided to commit to buying a property before the UK leaves the EU to make sure they have a foothold in the European property market. “There are British owners who are taking advantage of the strong property market in France and the weak pound at present,” Tim Swannie, Director of Home Hunts, told Mail Online. Some buyers are...

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Does the “Year in Provence” lifestyle still exist in France?

Home Hunts’ Tim Swannie spoke to Country Life about what the Luberon can offer buyers nearly 30 years after Peter Mayle wrote “A Year in Provence” Country Life recently ran a story, featuring Home Hunts, that looked at whether the lifestyle Peter Mayle so fondly wrote about in A Year in Provence can still be a reality. Mayle sadly passed away this year, but the legendary novel he wrote in 1987 about his experience in Provence restoring an old farmhouse, became a worldwide bestseller. It caused many Brits to up sticks and move from the UK to France and today...

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Four fantastic investment properties for sale in Cannes

Seeking prestigious prime property in Cannes? Check out these investment opportunities… Cannes is unique and if you’re looking for a sound real estate investment it should be firmly on your French Riviera radar. Home to a star-studded and internationally celebrated film festival, a thriving congress market, yacht-filled harbours, dazzling designer boutiques and miles upon miles of fine golden beaches, it is no wonder properties here are so coveted. There are also top-notch restaurants, glamorous bars and a grand selection of property styles, which attract all different kinds of buyers into the town’s diverse, cosmopolitan community. Around 50% of Home...

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We are recruiting in Paris, join an award-winning team

Established in France in 2005, Home-Hunts are award-winning luxury property search specialists. We work for property buyers from around the world. As a buyer’s agent, we go to great lengths to understand our clients’ needs before searching the market on their behalf. We have expanded rapidly and become one of the market leaders for luxury property in France, our French team now cover many areas such as The French Riviera, Provence, Languedoc, Paris, The Alps and all of South West France. We specialise in finding luxury homes and investment properties on behalf of our international clientele, searching the entire...

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How to create a lifestyle around your passion for wine

If you love the idea of creating your own wine in your hobby vineyard, don’t let lack of know-how hold you back. Help is at hand… An article in The Telegraph, featuring Home Hunts, recently looked at how some buyers have successfully bought a vineyard and turned it into a lifestyle. Grape expectations – a vineyard owner’s success Cedric Howson, a vineyard owner in Spain who spends his time between Wimbledon, Marbella and his rural country retreat near the Costa del Sol, told The Telegraph that he makes around 2,000 bottles of wine a year. He sells a few...

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