The skiers have gone home and the summer’s action sports fans are still saving up. So if you want to look at homes in the French Alps, this is a great time to do it. It helps that France’s mountain villages are looking so beautiful right now.
While many of us are waiting for the springtime to head off for a viewing trip to France, some of those who have already made the break are going to miss the “off season”. British resident in France Penny Osborne is one. Penny explains why she loves living in France in winter, among her welcoming, warm-hearted French community.
Whether you like to ‘shop till you drop’ or do all you can to avoid consumer culture, some retail stores will inevitably feature in your life. Here are five chains that you’re sure to encounter if you decide to live in Portugal.
Some French houses have been on the market for years and desperately need a new owner. Be bold and make an offer! The French property market remains firmly on the side of the buyer in the autumn of 2016, with prices remaining stable generally. Some areas have even seen falling prices over the last few years and although there are signs of a small increase in certain areas, bargains are still to be found across many parts of the country.