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May 2016

Mortgage interest rates have dropped again to record lows. Rates from 2.25% are available and more banks are opening up their criteria to a wider client base. Interest from the UK, Ireland and other Western countries is on the increase!

Attractive Fx rates boost sales

A weak Euro alongside attractive mortgage rates has boosted property sales in France from foreign buyers. With mortgage products like “20yr fixed at 2.55% for 80% Ltv”, the peace of mind of a low fixed outlay is allowing clients to make shrewd purchases.

French mortgages become cheaper, as pound hits 23-month high versus euro

28.07.2014 Are you interested in a French mortgage in 2014? If so, it may interest you to know that buying a property in France has become far cheaper recently, because the pound has risen against the euro. To be specific, sterling touched 1.2699 versus the common currency last week, its strongest since August 21st 2012,…

Cote d’Azur Property

A small development of luxury apartments is being built in Juan les Pins, located between Antibes and Cannes. They are ideally situated on the famous French Riviera for the holiday-home and rental market being a short walk from the beach & shops. The 41 units are well priced ranging from 190,000 Euro to 340,000 Euro…

Property : The balcony of Monte Carlo

From a respected builder, a new luxury development of apartments has been released in Beausoleil, which is described as the balcony of Monaco. The apartments will range from studios to penthouses and are located steps away from the famous streets of Monte Carlo. The specification will be suitably luxurious and include a swimming pool &…

What Legal Fees Can You Expect?

There are three types of legal fees associated with purchasing a property in France. Costs for all three combined will total approximately 8 – 10% of the purchase price for a second hand property and 4 – 5% for a new property. These fees and costs are generally called frais de Notaire or notary fees as…

Getting to grips with French estate agents

The most common way to sell a property in France is with an estate agency – referred to as an ‘Agence Immobilière’. Estate agency offices are ubiquitous in France, and they can even be found in small, rural villages. As in the UK, estate agents in France can be employed to represent both buyers and…

The Role of a Notary

Thousands of British people make the decision to move to France every year. Tempted by the climate, beautiful countryside and sedate way of life, many of these people decide to buy a home in the country. France has one of the most tightly regulated property markets in the world, and the process of buying a…

Equity Release French Mortgages from 3.60%

These mortgages are available to employed and retired clients. Both Interest-only and Repayment options can be sourced. Please contact us to discuss further….

French Mortgage rates from 2.75%

Whether you are looking at interest-only borrowing, loans up to 85% loan-to-value or over a 20 year period, we can source the right lending for your purchase.