Thinking of buying your dream home in France?
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Come along to the French Property Exhibition at Wetherby on 18-19 May.
France continues to be a very popular place for Brits looking to buy property abroad – despite the long drawn-out Brexit negotiations, and for those living in Yorkshire, it’s also never been easier to explore with popular links from Leeds Bradford Airport to Bergerac, Grenoble, La Rochelle, Limoges, Nice and Paris
So why not come along to The French Property Exhibition at Wetherby Racecourse on 18-19 May, it is the perfect place to start your search for your dream home - a one-stop shop providing all the information and inspiration you will need to make your dream of finding that perfect property in France a reality. Register now for free tickets
Browse from hundreds of properties for sale throughout all regions, attend the free seminars covering all aspects of buying and living in France and meet the property agents and the legal and financial advisors; an opportunity to discuss your plans and get expert advice
The French property market is considered to be stable and while property prices are rising slowly in the cities and big towns, countryside homes cost about the same as or less than they did 10 years ago, so there are some amazing bargains to be had.
Estate agents who specialise in helping Brits buy in France have been expecting enquiries to dry up because of Brexit uncertainty. Yet many have had a record year and were still busy as the now-scrapped deadline of March 29 came and went.
“Now that the UK’s departure has been deferred - whether temporarily or indefinitely who knows – we expect to see a new wave of buyers, arranging viewing trips and to finding their dream French home” said Leeds based Barbara Heslop Director of Heslop & Platt Solicitors & French Law Specialists. “For those who wish to buy a holiday home, the possibility that the UK may leave the EU really shouldn’t get in the way of their plans. Thousands of non-EU nationals have bought a second home in France over the last 50 years with no difficulty at all.”
Leggett Immobilier has been “bowled over” by enquiries from Brits eager to sell up and move across the Channel. “They were not window shoppers,” said marketing director Joanna Leggett. “Our sales pipeline is 22% up on this time last year, which in itself was a record year. People are voting with their feet.”
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With a robust outlook for the French property market and a great quality of life on offer France is sure to remain a big draw for Brits for years to come, whatever happens with Brexit, so come along to the French Property Exhibition and find your dream French home.
The French Property Exhibition takes place at Wetherby Racecourse on 18-19 May from 10am to 5pm.
Leggett Immoblier and Heslop & Platt are both exhibiting at this event, so come along and meet them at the show!