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Press / City AM / Hot Property Holiday Homes / 30 October 2014

WHETHER it’s a villa in the sunkissed
Côte d'Azur, a chalet in the
Alps or a pied-à-terre in Paris, France
has long been a favourite destination
for second home owners. And that
desire shows no sign of abating, as
trends in the French capital are
showing: “In Paris, foreign buyers
are now accounting for nearly one in
10 property transactions”, says
Amaury de Monclin, founder of
Bluesky France Finance.
Now could be a great time to buy.
While house prices in the UK have
risen 10.2 per cent, in the past year,
the French market has been sluggish
with prices falling 1.1 per cent over
the same period. And the strength of
the pound means that budgets are
going even further. Sterling recently
touched €1.28 against the euro,
which compares with a low in 2013
of €1.14. To read more