Latest news on French house prices and mortgage rates

As in many countries around the world, French mortgage rates are starting to rise. During 2022, mortgage interest rates rose from the 50-year low of 1.05% in December 2021 to 2.5% in December 2022. Currently it is still possible to find a mortgage offer at 2.95% fixed rate over 20 years but . . . → Read More: Latest news on French house prices and mortgage rates

French village life

I am very lucky to have had lots of fantastic clients over the last 15 years of running this business, many of whom keep in touch. I love to hear how their life in France has evolved, the work they have done on their house, the adventures they have had, their favourite . . . → Read More: French village life

Why buy property in France?

France is known for its rich culture, beautiful landscapes, and quality of life but it also offers a range of benefits for those looking to buy a property. Below (not in any particular order) are the most important factors that my clients tell me led to their decision to buy a house in France:

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French property prices – how much to pay for the perfect French property

In France, it is always difficult to get an accurate picture of property prices, particularly across the South West France region which is so diverse.

Firstly, you are likely to see a property advertised at different prices by numerous different agencies. Secondly, particularly in rural France, it is difficult to compare . . . → Read More: French property prices – how much to pay for the perfect French property