Property market


Luxury properties in Nice

When talking about the market in Nice, accommodation for the Niçois themselves and standard requirements are uppermost in people's minds. The town does, however, boast some very select neighbourhoods and very up-market (...) Read on...



Maussane or EygaliÈres, a matter of taste

Situated in the Vallée des Baux, Maussane has 2,150 residents. Its old fountains and wash-houses, ancient ruins and traditional festivals give it real authenticity. The score of restaurants in the locality provide as (...) Read on...



Monaco : a world apart

A surface area of less than 2 km2, 32,796 inhabitants according to the 2008 census, 6,089 Monégasques, 32 % French residents, 20 % Italian, 5 % British and 24 % composed of no less than 125 other nationalities... With (...) Read on...



The Golden Triangle, the nec-plus-ultra in the Luberon

The Golden Triangle, the nec-plus-ultra in the Luberon

Medieval castles and hill-top villages, most bearing the “Loveliest Villages in France” label, succeed one another in the triangle formed by Gordes, Bonnieux and Ménerbes. The popularity of the region, wild and (...) Read on...

St-Rémy-de-Provence, a blue-chip investment

St-Rémy-de-Provence, a blue-chip investment

This lovely village in Provence offers old narrow streets, convents, chapels, magnificent old mansions built in the 17th and 18th centuries, often converted into art-galleries, shady squares with fountains, including (...) Read on...

The Var, “water’s edge” version

The Var, “water’s edge” version

While the production of fruit, flowers and wine, industry - competitive over towards Toulon -, the service sector and high technology - actively pursued around Fréjus and St-Raphaël -, all represent signif-icant (...) Read on...


Valbonne, the countryside within easy reach of the towns

Valbonne, the countryside within easy reach of the towns

Laid out around the Chalaisian Abbey built in 1199, the village, restored and perfectly maintained, is sheltered by a ring of “rampart-houses”. Attractive restaurants are dotted around the elegant Place des Arcades, (...) Read on...

Saint-Tropez kicks off again !

Saint-Tropez kicks off again !

The arrival in the 1950’s of “New Wave” personalities and the “Yéyé” generation confirmed the appeal of this little town, discovered by Paul Signac and frequented by Matisse, Bonnard, Marquet and Brigitte (...) Read on...

Gated estates in the Alpes-Maritimes

Gated estates in the Alpes-Maritimes

While they may share roads, landscaped parks, concierge services, garden maintenance and certain leisure facilities such as swimming pools, pool-houses, gyms, play areas, a reception building or even a beach, the villas (...) Read on...


Seasonal rentals and the ''Golden Triangle''

Seasonal rentals and the ''Golden Triangle''

The excellent reputation of the area defined by the three coastal resorts of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Beaulieu and Villefranche-sur-Mer dates back to the 19th century. Over the decades, the renown of this maritime (...) Read on...

Ramatuelle and Gassin, at the gateway to Saint-Tropez

Ramatuelle and Gassin, at the gateway to Saint-Tropez

Ramatuelle, home to 2,500 residents, boasts an immense white sandy bay between the capes of Camarat and Saint-Tropez. Tahiti (...) Read on...

Seasonal rentals on the Côte d’Azur

Seasonal rentals on the Côte d’Azur

According to the Riviera Côte d’Azur Regional Tourist Board, this coastline blessed by the gods is France’s second most popular tourist destination after Paris, with 4.5 billion euros in turnover and 75,000 direct (...) Read on...


Capes in the 06 and 83

Capes in the 06 and 83

Well before its independance acquired in 1904, Cap Ferrat was just as select and famous as Read on...

The trend for contemporary properties in Cannes

The trend for contemporary properties in Cannes

Inseparable from that of the Lérins Islands, the history of this village of fishermen and monks began in the Middle Ages. The saga took a new turn in the 19th century with the arrival of Lord Henry Brougham, Chancellor (...) Read on...

The seafront in the Alpes-Maritimes

The seafront in the Alpes-Maritimes

Once known as the Chemin de la Petite Croix, the Croisette invites itself once a year onto the small screen, during the renowned International Film Festival. Work on one of the world’s most famous roads began in the (...) Read on...