Gite French for holiday home

In France, the word Gite roughly translates to ‘holiday home.’ It also suggests that the home is going to be in a rural area and is going to be a self-catering villa or cottage. Historically, the word was used for very simple dwelling where labourers and shepherds would be able to escape the rain while […]

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British second home buyers still favour France

Savills International has today published research that shows that France has recently overtaken Spain as the most popular destination for people to invest in a second home. HomeAway.co.uk has also revealed information that confirms this trend. France is seen as a country with much greater stability than Spain and people are more confident that the […]

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Buying a property in France

Buying a property in France should be an enjoyable experience for you as you are buying somewhere where you will spend a lot of quality time. The problem is that there is the risk of coming to France to buy a property without enough information. Buying property always involves a lot of money, so any […]

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Where to Buy Property in France

The property market in France has been generally good over the last half decade with house valuations remaining on a slight upward trend. Country properties remain very good value, particularly if you’re after plenty of land, with some unbelievable bargain available. However, as in the most European countries, the house valuations of seaside and city […]

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