Saturday, October 27, 2012
France consistently features as one of the top ten global property hotspots.
Despite the regular gloom about property, with dipping prices and slow markets it is sometimes important to remind ourselves of the price increases that have been achieved over periods longer than just 2 or 3 years ……
So perhaps it’s a good idea to take a look at how global property prices have fared over the last 10 years …
According to a survey carried out by AOL money and finance this month there is a distinct top ten list when it comes to global property hotspots - some surprises perhaps but pleasing to note for us that France is up there and has performed well in its usual consistent and secure fashion.
League Table Position: %age Average Price Change
In last 10 years:
South Africa 161%
Hong Kong 125%
New Zealand 79%
The UK was recorded at 50% and came fairly low down in the rankings
France remains a safe bet and as it equally fares well in ‘best places to live’ surveys, a sound property buying decision both financially and for
quality of life …..