France Property News

French Alps property is a great investment

How many times have you been on a snow holiday and thought a ski chalet in the French Alps would be a great investment? It’s bound to have crossed your mind, especially as currency fluctuations can render vacations - particularly during the school holidays - extremely pricey.

Three ways to make Saint-Tropez property work for you

Saint-Tropez has been in and out of jet set fashion for as long as Winkworth International have been selling French property. 

Why now is the time to sell Paris property

If you’re considering selling your property in Paris, you’ll be interested in Winkworth International’s round-up of recent news from London. After months of (not so) discreet advertising, Europlace, France’s finance industry lobbyists, hosted a conference at The Shard earlier this month to lure London financiers to Paris.

Méribel, Courchevel and the changing face of French Alps property

The French Alps ski-season is in full swing with snow conditions around the legendary Three Valleys (Les Trois Vallées) resorts of Courchevel and Méribel at their finest. So, if you’d like 600km of pistes - linking Courchevel, Méribel and other Three Valleys resorts - on your doorstep, read on.

Invest in a future-proof French property

ski-chalet in The Alps

If you're thinking of buying French property, read on for a few pointers on how to invest in a deluxe home which is future proof.

Five famous quotes to live by in Paris

1. “Paris is always a good idea” - Audrey Hepburn

Whether you’re increasing your property portfolio or moving to France for work, a robust economy is just one factor in its favour. Paris is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and global humanitarian organisations, affording diverse job-opportunities to well-qualified French speakers.

Provence properties for all seasons

Do you remember your summer holiday with nostalgia, dreaming of an escape to sunny southern climes? The opportunity to refresh yourself with food, culture and gentle activity amidst a Mediterranean landscape a short flight from the UK?

Why Nice is ideal for your second home

Foreign buyers eager to invest in a second home in France and especially on the Côte d'Azur are drawn to Nice, the glamorous capital of the French Riviera. The French properties in this city where old-world charm and urbanisation go hand in hand are stunning and offer panoramic views of the Mediterranean.

Buying French property post Brexit - Know your rights

With its haute cuisine, wine, iconic attractions and diverse landscape, France remains a prime destination for global property investors. 

Defining French property boundaries

France - with its bastides nestled among fragrant Lavender fields, châteaux and exclusive waterfront homes on the glittering Côte d'Azur - has caught the eye of foreign buyers eager to enjoy a taste of the French lifestyle - skiing in snow capped Alps, sampling haute cuisine and local wines and exploring the exquisite art housed in some of the world’s best museums.

Buying a second home in France; Is this the right time to invest?

The glittering Côte d'Azur, picturesque villages on vine clad hills and a sizzling nightlife scene in Paris attract hordes of international buyers in search of well-appointed French holiday homes.

Submit your claim!

Yesterday it was confirmed by the European Court of Justice that charges imposed by the French government on foreigners who sold or rented out houses from 2012 is illegal!