As we reach the mid-point of the year, it’s clear that the property market in France in 2018 is a buyer’s one. Property prices have remained stable; figures from statistics agency Insee show house prices increased just 1.5% so far this year.
Lively bistros, shady boulevards and charming architecture – is your idea of the perfect French lifestyle an urban one? To help you match your dream ‘pied à terre’ with your budget, here’s a snapshot of how far your euros go in France’s main towns and cities.
With the Football World Cup now at the knockout stage, and as I write this both France and England still strong contenders for the title, it is hard to ignore football fever here in France. Almost every bar, café and restaurant shows the matches and the French are a fiercely patriotic nation. Everywhere you look these days you see the French flag and signs of “Allez les bleus!”.
We’ve all seen that old and beautiful, but seriously rundown French home, and dreamed of restoring it to glory. Or found the perfect French meadow with a view, and imagined creating our perfect home there, making the view our own. Well, dream no longer, France Property Guides would like to introduce you to the people who can make it happen.
The Dordogne is a truly beautiful department located in the Nouvelle Aquitaine in the south west of France. It has long been one of the most popular areas for many British people to visit and settle in as it has so much to offer: beautiful countryside, stunning towns and villages, medieval castles, prehistoric caves, a great climate, rich and varied food, pretty timber houses. The list goes on and on!