Investment Property In France

Investment PropertyWelcome to our comprehensive guide to Investment Property in France. A complete online resource for information for those who are thinking about Buy-to-Let or Investment Property in France.

More and more people are using French property for an investment either existing Second Home owners who rent out their property when they are not using it or people buying with the intention of having a continuous rental income. Here you will find all the information you need to guide you through the process of Buy-to-Let or letting your existing property.

If you can’t find the information you are looking for in this section, please scroll down the page where you will find all of our articles on Investment Property in France.

An overview of Investment Property in France

How Buy-to-Let works in France and the best area to buy an Investment Property

Rules and regulations when letting an Investment Property

Smoke alarms, required furnishings and the tax implications


City of lights in Bordeaux

Our Top Five Buy-to-Let Hotspots

From the trendiest cities and up-and-coming student towns to a sought-after Alpine resort, we get to the heart of France’s hottest areas to snap up buy-to-let properties 1. Bordeaux Thanks to its booming wine industry, Bordeaux attracts hordes of international

La Campagne, in the 20th, is an urban oasis

Insider Info – Paris

With the news that Paris will host the Olympic Games in 2024, 100 years after France last staged the event, those with a keen eye on the property market have been paying close attention to the key sites. Unlike the

Why France is Enjoying a Macron Boom

  With Hollande gone and the new President in place, France has been enjoying a property resurgence in all regions. Tristan Rutherford explains what’s in it for Brits and how long it will last “We have one of the most

Signature on a property contract

Property Scouting in France

Unless you already have your eye on your dream home, the chances are that you’ll need to organise a viewing trip. To make the most of your time and ensure it doesn’t become an unduly stressful process, it is important

Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Frankreich

Buy-to-Let in France

Buy-to-let has long been a popular concept and, despite the economic downturn is for many a great way of generating an income. Buy-to-let generally means buying a property to let out on a long-term basis to permanent tenants but it can

Swimming pool with new builds

The Pros and Cons of New Builds

It is a truth universally acknowledged (on the Hexagon anyway) that the French really do prefer to buy new properties. Across France, in cities, towns and tiny villages, new builds are being snapped up by buyers. However, they now have

model house created with euros and keys dangling in front of it representing rental in France©Migfoto

Tax Liability on Rental Income in France

When thinking about buying a property in France you may well consider the possibility of letting the property when you are not using it. It could be that you already have a holiday home there which you rent out or

The changing face of French leaseback buying

The Changing Face of French Leaseback Buying

There are many types of guaranteed rental schemes within the international property arena, but the French leaseback scheme which dates back to the 1980’s, could be described as the ‘mother’ of all schemes. It is not simply a short-term developers’

Buying Investment Property in France

There was a time when the French property market for overseas buyers mainly meant second homes. Then a few brave souls started to buy homes in live in France, followed by if not a torrent at least a steady flow

Apartment to let in france

Buy to Let in France

The same basic principles apply to buy to let in France as they do in other countries such as the United States, Ireland and Britain. Before you purchase a property you need to make sure it’s in the right region,

6 Tips for Buying a Château

Living a charmed life in a French château is the ultimate dream − and it’s not out of buyers’ reach. France has châteaux of all sizes on the market, many dating back to the early 19th century. Here are the