Property in France post-Covid: Outdoor space a priority

A city apartment balcony. Property in France post-Covid: Outdoor space a priority
Urban properties with outside space are becoming more sought after in the French post-Covid property market.

House buyers in France are still prioritising urban centres despite predictions that countryside homes would become more popular after confinement - although balconies and terraces are becoming more sought after.

As the French property market recovers after the Covid-19 crisis, new trends are emerging.

Property experts had considered that after deconfinement, house buyers could be more likely to seek larger homes in more rural areas, given the exodus seen from city centres as lockdown began.

Read more: French city-dwellers fleeing lockdown ‘spread virus’

But this prediction does not appear to have come to fruition. Instead, house buyers are still seeking homes in major towns and nearby commuter ...

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