Thu, 31 Jan 08
As the UK continues to slump, France is enjoying rising house prices...
This is the view of property company VEF, which reports that our nearest continental neighbour is enjoying a rise in prices and popularity just as the UK slumps. It notes that the story it has picked up in the
Even so, VEF notes, the prospects for
New markets faltering
The website adds that in the light of predictions for a decline in
Yet one does not need to forward arguments that UK property is in decline to suggest French property will remain popular with UK buyers, given that it has been second only to Spain in the last few years as a UK property investment hotspot, all while our own domestic market has boomed.
Even so, states homesworldwide.co.uk, another recent Financial Times revelation - that worldwide prices had fallen but in
Part of that may be down to some new markets turning out to be less profitable or sustainable than suspected, but there are some excellent examples listed by the Financial Times in the report the site mentioned, such as Chamonix in the Alps where capital appreciation, according to Blevin Franks, ranged form five to ten per cent over the last ten years.
Low cost flights increasing
But there are other factors boosting
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