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Why Buying a House in France Still Represents the Best Overseas Property Option

Hippisley-Cox, Charles (2014) Why Buying a House in France Still Represents the Best Overseas Property Option. Building Engineer, 89 (5). pp. 26-28. ISSN 0969-8213

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It is estimated that about five million people in the UK are considering buying a property abroad and as baby boomers cash in their assets and this number is likely to increase. Congestion charges, relentless taxation, disillusion with politics, and not least a stream of television programmes have started an irreversible southward migration into warmer climes. Despite the current strength of the Euro, French property continues to represent excellent value for money and plenty of opportunities to explore the delights of restoring an older property.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: property, investment, conservation, building conservation, holidays, holiday home, France, Normandy, architectural conservation, DIY, estate agents, A place in the sun, renovation, restoration, repair,
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
D History General and Old World > DC France
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
T Technology > TH Building construction
T Technology > TT Handicrafts Arts and crafts
Schools: School of Art, Design and Architecture
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Depositing User: Charles Hippisley-Cox
Date Deposited: 05 Jun 2014 10:37
Last Modified: 10 Nov 2015 20:54


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