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The Cannes Film Festival – Wednesday May 11th to Sunday May 22nd 2016

We are advised today that the Film Festival will be opened with a Woody Allen film entitled “Cafe Society”.  This is a new film of his starring Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart.  This is the 3rd time that a Woody … Continue reading

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Christmas and New Year in Cannes, south of France

It is building to be an exciting time in Cannes.  Everywhere the lights, decorations and the shops are gearing up with the season.  The terrible times of the early October floods and the Paris 13th November tragedy seems to be … Continue reading

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Scott & Zelda Fitzgerald on the French Riviera in the Art Deco age (1920s)

Long article about the Fitzgerald couple in the art deco age – but fascinating for anyone living, or wanting to live, on the Cote d’Azur.  Read this and then contact me, Jackie Pressman of French Riviera Property Search to find your … Continue reading

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English spoken here!!

Jackie Pressman of French Riviera Property Search tells you more about life on the Riviera Did you know that there is an English-speaking retirement home here with all medical facilities and the staff all speak English!  It sold out very … Continue reading

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A Geyser off the beach on the French Riviera

We saw a most unusual sight whilst having lunch at our favourite beach on the French Riviera.  These 2 men were playing with a totally new method of excitement on the sea. Apparently there is a jet of air which … Continue reading

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Enjoy the Cote d’Azur

Choose the Cote d’Azur – choose the art of living With over 120km of coastline, 19 golf courses, 15 ski stations, 125 sports activities and around 6000 cultural and sporting events each and every year, the Côte d’Azur is an exceptional region in which to live, work … Continue reading

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If you want to buy you should do so NOW

  In very recent years, I have been telling clients that it is a buyers’ market.  But suddenly here on the cote d’Azur prices are increasing again.  If you want to buy you should do so NOW. The French Riviera … Continue reading

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Re French taxes – Don’t believe what you read in the Newspapers!

Foreign newspapers have been quick to announce President Hollande’s proposed new taxes on second home owners, despite that these taxes are only ‘proposed’ and not ‘fait accompli’.  Very few are agreed but even if they go into effect they are … Continue reading

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It’s festival time on the French Riviera

…and in the months of February and early March there are many to choose from: lemons, violets, all the fun of Mardi Gras in Nice and of course the glorious scent and colour of the Mimosa Festival. The skies are blue, … Continue reading

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Definitely a buyer’s market here in France

After the Swiss change of rates, it is now easier than ever to buy here.  Three reasons: 1.  Your currency buys more Euros (today UK£ to Euro is 1.34 and US$ to Euro is 0.89).  If you use a currency company … Continue reading

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