The results are a summary of the pages visited on 1st for French Property from 1st Jan 2011 to 31st December 2011. These are the results of 354,078 people visiting the site with just under 5 million page views.
The top region was Provence Alpes Cote d'Azur property but closely followed by Brittany.
Top 6 Regions
France is split up into regions and then subdivided into departments. This year the most popular department was the Dordogne in the Aquitaine region. Perhaps Dordogne property was popular due to the Little England TV series?
Top 10 Departments
Then looking at individual towns (cites, villages etc):
Top 10 Towns
Cotignac, Provence Alpes Cote d'Azur
Lake Annecy, Rhone-Alpes
Le Dorat, Limousin
Pont Aven, Brittany
Chabanais, Poitou Charentes
Dompierre les Eglises, Limousin
All our properties are categorised by Type, and surprisingly Lakes came out top. and then Gites. Gites are often seen as offering a different lifestyle with an income from the holiday lets. More about Property Types: http://www.1st-
Top 10 Property Types
In terms of budget not surprisingly the bargain basement was most popular (< 50,000 euros) - way ahead of any other price band. Up to 100,000 euros came second.
Locality: Rural properties once again was most popular but closely pursued by Coastal properties.
Research provided by 1st for French Property: http://www.1st-
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