What Is happening To Charente Properties In 2019?
Charente, in Poitou-Charentes
which is now part of Nouvelle-Aquitaine
, remains one of the most popular areas of France for British buyers of French property attracting 10% of all U.K. buyers. It is not surprising therefore that Charente boasts the second largest number of U.K. citizens living full time in France, beaten only by Paris. Most U.K. citizens living in Paris are doing so for work and most are living in rented accommodation hence Charente has more U.K. owners of French property than anywhere else in France.
Charente attracts British people for different reasons but most people who buy in Charente do so for holiday use or for retirement although more and more people are deciding to move to Charente with young children to create a better way of life for the whole family. Charente was one of the most popular areas of France with British buyers in 2017 and especially for people looking for a real bargain in a beautiful region.
Low Property Prices Attract U.K. Buyers To Charente France
Property in Charente represents incredibly good value for money and whether buyers look for these French property bargains
to release equity from their U.K. home for pension needs or to allow them to be less dependant on high incomes, no-one can deny that Charente is a wonderful
place to buy a French property
. The rolling fields of sunflowers, the rivers and lakes, the interesting market towns and the gentle pace of life are good enough reasons alone for choosing Charente for your new French house
When you realise that you can still buy barns for conversion from €30,000, cottages to restore from €30,000, basic and habitable homes from €60,000 and potential French income producing properties from €80,000 it is no wonder that 2017 has seen a growth in the number of British buyers buying homes in Charente.
Despite the quantity of really low-priced French properties in Charente
most U.K. buyers buy within the €150,000 to €250,000 price range. At this price, you can buy huge houses, farm complexes and houses just oozing character. Whatever your budget you are almost certain to find the ideal property in Charente, it’s well worth a visit to see if you fall in love with this lovely departement.