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Ambitious property buyers hoping to pick up European bargains

The ongoing sovereign debt crisis is doing little to deter ambitious home buyers as Spain and France remain the firm favorites for those seeking to buy a place in the sun.

Rugby loving expats feel more at home in the south of France

Rugby loving expats feel more at home in the south of France

With the Six Nations Rugby Tournament in full swing now would be a timely reminder to British rugby loving fans that the majority of France’s rugby clubs are located in the south of the country where there is, as one would expect, a large selection of beautiful rural retreats at very affordable prices in communities that share a passion for ‘Le Rugby’.

French developer to build more ski apartments in Le Chinaillon

French developer to build more ski apartments in Le Chinaillon

The success of the French Alpine ski apartments which form part of a new four-star leaseback development in Le Grand Bornard’s family-friendly ski resort of Le Chinaillon has prompted the developer to build another one in the village.

Mini-boom in the French Alpine property market

Mini-boom in the French Alpine property market

Predictions made last year by a London-based expert on the ski property market in the French Alps have come true.

New residences to be built in Les Arcs 1800

New residences to be built in Les Arcs 1800

Ever thought about buying a leaseback in France? A good investment, a regular income, and no more stress about booking your holidays on time- the apartment is yours for a period of your choice!

Property in French Alps - Savoie

Property in French Alps - Savoie

Generous one bedroom apartment of 32m2 right on the piste and next to the ski lift of St Martin de Belleville.

New French Alpine ski properties selling fast

New French Alpine ski properties selling fast

Just five months after announcing plans to build new ski properties for sale in the centre of the French Alpine resort of La Rosière, leading developer MGM reports that more than a quarter of the 38 properties already have been sold off-plan.

Turn your French property dream into reality

If you have ever dreamed of buying a property in France then here’s your chance to find out how to make your aspirations a reality.

Méribel - a home for all seasons

Méribel - a home for all seasons

Méribel, best known for being a top winter ski destination, transforms into a totally different kind of playground in the summer months, providing intense scenery covered in brightly coloured flowers and rich green trees all lit up by the sparkling sunshine.

French holiday homes that can produce a year-round income

French holiday homes that can produce a year-round income

Demand for holiday homes which also produce an investment income on the edge of Bourg St Maurice, a bustling French Alpine town easily accessible from the UK by train, car or by air, means that all but five of the 45 properties have been sold.

Var - Beautiful and impressive 4 bedroom villa

Var - Beautiful and impressive 4 bedroom villa

A must see. Light and spacious villa within easy walking distance to restaurants and the two villages of Montauroux and Callian with spectacular mountain views.

The best of both worlds - a hidden gem near Pezenas

The best of both worlds - a hidden gem near Pezenas

Sextant is proud to announce the release of a stunning new development in Lezignan la Cebe, a little medieval town in the South of France, close to the charming Pezenas and the Mediterranean beaches.

The new gold rush - leaseback re-sales

The new gold rush - leaseback re-sales

Sextant Properties are observing a new phenomenon- a growth in the number of Irish people keen to sell their leaseback properties, and a corresponding rise in interest from international clients keen to purchase them.

Think green to future-proof your home in France

Think green to future-proof your home in France

For most, buying a home abroad remains a significant, long-term commitment especially if mortgage finance is required, however how do you ensure that your dream property in France remains as wise a purchase in 20 years time as today?

Leading UK and French mortgage brokers join forces

Conti, the UK’s leading overseas mortgage specialist, has entered into a joint venture with CAFPI, the leading French mortgage broker, to create Conti France.