Housing market for second homes

Housing market for second homes - Recent figures have shown that more and more French people are investing in second homes representing 10% of the housing market according to a study on data collected in 2015. 4 out of 10 French people who do not own a second home, expressed a wish to buy one and of these 60% said they would like it to be by the sea with coastal areas being the most popular. In Porto-Vecchio, Corsica, more than half of the houses or apartments are second homes.

 

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Evening Update Wednesday 13 November

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French cycling great dies

The French cyclist Raymond Poulidor, nicknamed "Poupou", has died at the age of 83 years old. Poulidor was renowned for finishing on the podium of the... French cycling great dies Read More

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Low flying jet

Residents in Antibes have taken to social media expressing their concerns after a “deafening noise” was heard at 10.30pm on Tuesday. ... Low flying jet Read More

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Line 3 of Nice tramway inauguration

The inauguration of Line 3 of the Nice tramway is taking place today. Line 3 of Nice tramway inauguration Read More

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French and Riviera News Wednesday 13th November 2019

A man has appeared in court in Nice accused of raping eleven boys. The man had already been sentenced to nine years in prison for the same crime in th... French and Riviera News Wednesday 13th November 2019 Read More

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