Buying a coastal property sounds so appealing to most of us. Who doesn’t want to live near the ocean? It’s such a romantic idea. There’s more to it than just the pleasant feel of salty breezes, though, and you should know this before making such a big investment. This gives you things to think about before buying. They will help you look at things in a practical way rather than just looking at all the positives.
“As with any location when house hunting, it’s important to think about who your neighbours will be.”
Rory Ramsden is a French property finder and buyer's agent working for high net worth private clients wishing to buy a chateau, manor or vineyard in the south west of France. He has lived in France for 8 years after spending time travelling the world on business.
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