All that Jazz.

What has JAZZ got to do with property on the French Riviera? Why am I writing about JAZZ on a real estateblog? Marsalis says “Jazz is not just ‘Well, man, this is what I feel like playing.’ It’s a very structured thing that comes down from a tradition and requires a lot of thought and…

Cannes’ Elegant Boulevard – Saidi Carnot

Boulevard Saidi Carnot Cannes – A short History. Cannes was connected to Paris by the railway line which was completed in 1883 and a rich cosmopolitan clientele began to arrive and settle in the region, following in the footsteps of our most famous early proponent of the joys of the “Midi” as the region was…

“Nowhere will you ever feel so free!”

  “The French Riviera, otherwise known as the Côte d’Azur, and Cannes in particular have long been recognised as possessing some of the most highly sought after property in the world. The longstanding love affair between international buyers and France means that purchasing property is a tried and tested process that continues to provide positive…

Agents Take Note – A Great Fixer-Upper

I’m very harsh on real estate agents. I’m not sure why. Maybe it’s because of how they call every small house ‘charming’ and every run-down house a ‘great fixer-upper’. Just once, I’d like them to show me a house and declare, ‘This one’s a piece of crap’. Stephan Pastis