Matching dream and reality when buying in France

I was recently lucky enough to be invited to share a delicious coupe de champagne with a very happy couple, newly ensconced in their beautiful home here in the foothills. The champagne was to celebrate the realization of a long-held dream and the start of a new adventure for my clients who . . . → Read More: Matching dream and reality when buying in France

Finding the perfect house in France

All of us set out to find our dream house when we start our property search in France; the perfect French home, ‘the one’ and we probably have a picture in our head of what this will look like. The problem is that the perfect house does not really exist except in . . . → Read More: Finding the perfect house in France

Moving to France for a better quality of life

The property market is very busy this year in France; or at least in this part of south west France. This is, as always,down to a variety of reasons including improvements in the French economy, low mortgage rates, incentives for first time buyers, the reduction in property taxes and the French becoming . . . → Read More: Moving to France for a better quality of life

Property advertising – the truth behind the photos

Last year I worked on a photo shoot out here in the Pyrenees – a clothing brand so nothing to do with property; I was simply scouting locations. However it did make me realize that there are many parallels with photos for advertising fashion and photos for advertising property, namely that most . . . → Read More: Property advertising – the truth behind the photos