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French Property: Review of 2011

1st for French Property release their review of the French Property Market with statistics on most popular regions, departments, towns, property types, budget and locality.

 
PRLog - Jan. 4, 2012 - EASTBOURNE, U.K. -- The year when France overtook Spain as the most desirable place to buy an overseas property in Europe.

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
Provence
Brittany
Languedoc-Roussillon
Lower Normandy
Limousin
Aquitaine

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
Dordogne
Charente-Maritime
Vendee
Haute-Vienne
Morbihan
Cotes-d'Armor
Pyrenees-Orientales
Gers
Aude
Creuse

Then looking at individual towns (cites, villages etc):

Top 10 Towns
Dinan, Brittany
Cotignac, Provence Alpes Cote d'Azur
Plemet, Brittany
Lake Annecy, Rhone-Alpes
Bergerac, Aquitaine
Le Dorat, Limousin
Pont Aven, Brittany
Merdrignac, 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-for-french-property.co.uk/property/Type/

Top 10 Property Types
Lakes
Gites
Farmhouse
Watermill
Barn
Farm

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.
Rural
Coastal
Village
Hamlet
Town

Research provided by 1st for French Property: http://www.1st-for-french-property.co.uk/

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French Property Sales established 2001 with Over 10,000 French Properties for Sale across all regions of France. Network of over 125 Immobilier and Agent Commerciale

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