Posts By: Selection Habitat

Majorac ! n°2

Since our previous article in January 2019, I once again had the pleasure to meet up with Didier. After having visited over 150 properties he finally purchased the superb domain of Marjorac, close to Bozouls in Aveyron, with Selection Habitat. This is the second most pharaonic project of the Aveyron after that of the castle… Read more »

Les Volets Bleus

Fabien DIDIER, sales assistant in the Tarn (81), shares the story of his clients and their property currently for sale. Can you please describe the area? This tiny corner of the Tarn has a wonderful micro-climate. We have watched many a storm sweep of to the south or north whilst we sit in sunshine its… Read more »

Making a successful move to France

  Roger Titchener is a sales advisor for Selection Habitat. He interviewed his clients who now own a property in Charente-Maritime and have a gite activity. Leading busy lives on the outskirts of London, Stuart and Sam Avery decided that, both because of and despite Brexit, they would bring forward there plans to move and… Read more »

Meeting with Jean-Guy

Today we meet up with Jean-Guy Besnard, sales advisor at Selection Habitat.   Tell us about yourself and about your journey? Having spent more than 30 years at the head of a large fine arts and crafts store, I decided to consider a career conversion.  It is by chance (whether chance actually exists?) that I… Read more »

Interview with Nicole Montgomery

Last week, our sale advisor Nathalie told you the story of the Montmaur Manoir sale. This week, meet Nicole Montgomery, the person who bought the property and renovated it with her family. You will find at the end of the article more photos of the renovation.     Can you introduce yourself? We are a… Read more »

Portrait of a man of character

Fabien Sirven Sales Advisor and in charge of various missions including team coaching and training How did I get into real estate? I went to Paris to study at business school. At the end of my studies I started my working life in the pharmaceutical industry where I held various positions with commercial dominance in… Read more »

Majorac !

You will soon hear talk in the media of an extraordinary area in Aveyron near Bozouls. A magical place to organize weddings and great festivals in Aveyron. This is the castle of Majorac! Didier was a luxury landscape designer in Paris. He had a project: find in “the world of silence”, far from Paris, a… Read more »

Winter property viewings

Winter has certainly arrived across Europe and as usual it is always on time, sometimes ahead of schedule. However do not allow the winter months to stop you from visiting properties in France. On the contrary, there is a lot to learn from viewing a property over winter and it can also be a very… Read more »

How to make the best deals in France

However the prices should remain stable for 2016. Because… Interests rates in France are at their lowest. (2% fixed rate for 15 years, 2.3% fixed rate for 20 years, 2.6% fixed rate for 25 years) According to the mortgage broker ACE 0% interest rate mortgage extended to zone C for 1st french time buyers on… Read more »