Category Archives: Uncategorized

France Remains the Top Property Destination for International Buyers

New data from a respected and large UK mortgage house reveals that the number of overseas mortgage enquiries made by British purchasers rose by 62 per cent in the third quarter of 2013. The latest figures show that France is … Continue reading

Posted in Property for Sale on the French Riviera, Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

Cannes Rental Apartments 10 Top Tips for Owners

Cannes is the key place to buy an investment property on the French Riviera. There is the potential of year-round rental income from both summer and corporate rentals with delegates attending the many international conferences held each year at the … Continue reading

Posted in Buying Property on the French Riviera, Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

Spielberg to head jury for Cannes Film Festival

The Organisers have now confirmed that American filmmaker and worldwide legend Steven Spielberg will chair the jury of this year’s Cannes Film Festival. The award-winning producer and director follows a long line of major Hollywood figures who have been the face … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Current report on French property prices

I was just today reading a report on possible property prices in France during 2013.   Unfortunately it is France-wide and we know that Paris and the Cote d’Azur are a different market to the rest of France, but read … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

5 Places to Propose on the French Riviera

  So, you’ve booked the flight, dinner in a gourmet restaurant but you want the actual moment you pop the question to be the thing that dreams are made of. Here are my top 5 places to propose here on … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

French Riviera Property Update – January 2012

Happy 2012! Writing this from a rather grey and wet Cannes, the festivities all seem a distant memory and the prospect of the January diet all rather too close to home.  So what will 2012 bring to the property market … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

36% of wealthy people considering leaving UK

… according to a Lloyds TSB survey published yesterday. Against the current economic backdrop, new research raises concerns that many wealthy people are considering leaving the UK. Some 36% of people with more than GBP250,000 of savings and investments would … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Brits buying more holiday homes than in 2006

Out today, we hear that holiday home buys by Brits have increased by around 50,000 from 2006 to 2010 according to a new report by an international property consultancy.   The survey, jointly produced by a sales agency and a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Tax changes? Make that offer on your French Riviera Property NOW.

  New tax legislation has been announced meaning that much higher levels of Capital Gains Tax will be payable by those selling a property in France which is not their principal residence. Introduced by President Sarkozy as part of the … Continue reading

Posted in Buying Property on the French Riviera, Financial and Legal, Selling Property on the French Riviera, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

The Cannes market at beginning of September

It is always such fun to go to the large food market in Cannes – there’s nothing to eat which cant be bought there and the taste is delicious. Visitors always ask why the fish section is next to the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment