Sophia Mose describes how trusting their gut instincts over their heads almost ruined a London couple’s long-held dream to own a house in Provence
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Looking for a property in the sun? This article is an introductory guide to Provence and the Côte d’Azur region covering information on climate, landscape, access, property styles and prices.
Sophia Mose explains the often confusing and complex commission system for those selling you a French property, and provides invaluable advice for your search.
A “problem” house should largely be avoided when you are looking to buy your home in France. Occasionally, however, it could be a blessing in disguise … as long as you know exactly what you’re doing.
We are always looking to spotlight the best places to buy property in France, so we asked Gaëlle Perreaux-Booth, manager of FrenchEntrée Property, for her main recommendations and here’s what we found: France has many well-known areas where foreigners flock…
Once you’ve found your dream house in France the next step is negotiating the price. Top tips from our Property Finder in Provence…
Sophia gives us a compelling reason to buy the wrong house in Provence and a spotlight on the market in the area.
Developer MGM is selling 28 plots surplus to its requirements within the French golf resort Pont Royal, midway between Aix-en-Provence and Avignon. The 1,100 acre resort is built around an 18 hole golf course
The Alpilles never cease to enthrall, no matter how many times you navigate the meandering little roads that connect the dreamlike unspoilt villages scattered throughout this protected nature reserve.
Sue Aitken owns a flat in Sanary-sur-Mer, a town in Provence that she discovered as a student. Here Sue tells FrenchEntrée how the town has managed to retain its charm over the years and why she decided to buy the first property she saw.
Those of us who have been lucky enough to spend a summer in Provence know that it is an exceptional experience – the combination of scent, sound and heat make it unlike anywhere else.
Buying a house in France is a big step to take. Beryl Brennan discusses the different types of properties and important points to consider before you sign on the dotted line.
Attracted by the character, charm and in most cases the price of old stone houses and barns in Provence, the Brits and Americans have been busy buying them up for the purpose of complete renovation, or at best modernization. This is in complete bewilderment to their French neighbors …
Thinking of buying a property in Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur? This article is an introductory guide to the region covering climate, landscape, access, property styles and prices.