In France we have a stating, Joie de vivre, which really doesn’t exist in the English language. It implies looking at your life as something that is to be taken with terrific enjoyment and enjoy it. - Mireille Guiliano
France, the most checked out country on the planet, stays among our top 2 preferred places to head to when we are buying a 2nd home or transferring, running a company or refurbishing.
Buying a home in France is hardly ever been practically the cash, however rather that seductive Gallic lifestyle, however it’s a good time to buy a French property in 2016. Presuming you are British and are seeking to spend sterling, then the currency exchange rate is still excellent - and rates are still static in numerous regions.
In the 3rd quarter of 2015, INSEE Notaires of France reported a rise of 0.5 percent - a small boost that marks completion of a downward trend lasting four years. Home mortgage rates are likewise better than a year earlier and we said they were great at that time.
Where to buy, though? In France you are ruined for choice, whether you are looking for sun, mountain, rolling hills or stylish cities, and with a number of unique climates, from Maritime in the west and north-west, to Mediterranean in the south-east, while the mountain ranges have their own microclimates.
It’s likewise the most available location for us Brits to reach: on top of flying there are year-round ferryboat cruisings or the ever broadening TGV and Eurostar routes. It takes 2hrs 15 to reach Paris by Eurostar service from London St Pancras where you connect into France s exceptional TGV rail system and this spring you can even go all the method to the Cote d’Azur.
In spite of the availability of the north, the south of France continues to be the most popular with UK buyers, whether Aquitaine, the Languedoc, Provence of the Alps the existing leading 4 places according to one leading portal. There actually is something for everyone, amongst France s 22 areas.