For a chef, a Michelin star is the equivalent of winning an Oscar if you are an actor or an actress. It is a the recognition of long and hard work. It takes months to produce a movie, it can take up this time to launch a restaurant extraordinaire.
The popular resort on the French riviera is poised on the border with Italy. It is also just 4 miles away from Monaco. Being at the crossroads of regions, you can imagine that such a picturesque spot would be coveted by all parties involved, and it was.
Alsace has always been a dear region to Sextant. Not only it boasts beautiful landscapes and scenery, it is also home to lively folklore, a rich cuisine and vivid wines – what we appreciate above all is its joie de vivre.
If you are considering acquiring a new home in France, 2016 was a very good year in terms of mortgage rates and prices. Now that we are well into 2017, obviously, the question that everybody is asking is whether those dynamics will linger in the new year.
Valentine’s day is around the corner, you will have noticed by the number of paraphernalia with love hearts in the shops! An excuse to get away for most couples too but beware of high prices that week. So why not visit a romantic destination at any other time of the year instead?
They say French is the language of Romance. Well, love is a universal feeling, maybe it is only due to the fact that there are so many expressions of love in France. The country is a top destination for tourism so possibly visitors who witnessed these just report back at home?
Even if you hardly watch Channel 5, you will have heard of Ann Maurice. The American TV presenter brought home staging to the UK with the House Doctor programme. It was so popular that House Doctor has become a trademark and a profession now.
So you’re thinking of owning a property in France? Whether this is for your own leisure or for investment, timing is on your side. It has never been so affordable to buy, interest rates fluctuate around 2.1% for a 19 year mortgage according to a recent European study.
Even if you are remotely interested with gadgets and the way that technology can enhance our daily lives, you will have heard of the CES at Las Vegas. It is a great combination: exuberant city, exuberant tech! Tech for a better world though. France is a guest of honor in 2017 with 178 start-ups presenting […]
Before we get started with the state of property in France in 2016, we would like to wish our readers, our customers and all lovers of France a very happy new year. 2016 was a year of many records on the property front and we will cover these in details below.