Whether you dream of a romantic holiday retreat or look to invest in property in a safe and stable country close to home, property in France can be a lucrative option.
With a chic, sophisticated lifestyle and a warm climate, France remains a firm favourite amongst overseas property purchasers.
The value of property in France continue to see a healthy increases of around 10% per annum while mini property booms are being experienced in certain locations, such as along the Atlantic coast, Montpelier and Nice, where off-plan and buy-to-let opportunities abound in these highly sought after locations. France boasts a strong rental market due to the fact that the vast majority of French citizens rent their homes for fixed terms of three years, and this creates a healthy demand for rental property in major cities. Meanwhile many holiday resorts are still in need of tourist accommodation to satisfy an increasing number of annual tourist arrivals to France.
At a mere one and a half hour’s flight from the UK, France offers property purchasers easy access via budget airlines and an excellent road infrastructure. This has tremendous appeal amongst those looking for a second home or a relocation not too far away from the rest of the family back home. .
We have selected some very carefully vetted opportunities in France that are sure to please our investors. Prices in these locations of France are unbeatable and timely investors will be seeing some very encouraging results from their early purchases. France’s economy is strong and boosted by an ever increasing amount of overseas investment.
New build off-plan property is becoming increasingly popular in French resorts and cities and is slowly replacing a previous love for restoration properties traditionally so popular amongst most Francophiles.
Prices in certain locations remain low with high growth potential, while these properties are being snapped up as anything from investment, holiday, or new lifestyle options. Statistics show that the property market in France grew by some 87% in eight years to 2005, reflecting a positive growth trend within a buoyant property market.
France Property Buyers Guide
Mortgages in France
Currency Exchange in France
France Property News
France Tax Information
Today investment property in France still offers solid potential. With reliable returns on carefully selected property, France can offer you a safe investment within a well tested market.
For investors who snap up French property within its newly developing property markets, high returns can be expected. The steady progress of France’s property market and its positively booming tourist industry will inevitably see prices continue to rise. Shrewd investors are acting now while prices remain relatively low but rising, and the best French investment opportunities are still available.
Get the latest property and investment opportunities direct to your inbox for FREE (you can unsubscribe anytime)
Weak Euro Boosts Investment in Luxury Alpine Resorts
French Regional Cities in Focus as Investors Look Beyond Paris
Brits Extend Foray into French Real Estate
Controversial Rent Caps come into Force in Paris
Beside the Seaside in the Heart of Paris
A Piece of France for Just One Euro!
All property news from France
Subscribe to our RSS Feed
Fill out a requirements form and our experts will help you find a great selection of properties for sale in France.
Help me find property in France
Considering a property purchase in France or need to transfer currency to/from France?
Save Thousands in Currency Transfers
When considering a buying property in France, you are well advised to get expert mortgage advice from a mortgage broker.
Get a mortgage quote in France
Owners Direct is one of the UK's leading direct from owner rental websites and the first choice for holiday home owners who want a cost effective and easy way to fully book their properties.
Find out more
If you own or are about to purchase property in France, you get an insurance quote using our online insurance quote form.
Get Insurance in France
Do you have your British assets covered by a will?
Do you have your movable foreign assets covered by a will?
Have you made plans to protect your family in the event of your death?
Get more information on Wills
Everything you need to know about transferring your UK Pension is in our downloadable guide.
Get more information on Pensions
Pays de la Loire Property
Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur Property
Subscribe to our newsletter and keep up to date with the latest and best investment opportunities around the world!