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DGCCRF Launches Nationwide Enquiry – finally..

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The French Direction générale de la concurrence, de la consommation et de la répression des fraudes (DGCCRF) have finalised evaluating all the data provided by its CPC counterparts and is launching a nation-wide inquiry on the acts covered in the complaints, which have also affected a large number of French consumers. We have been informed […]

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Press Updates – Autumn 2017

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Updated 5th Nov 2017 The Times Peter O’Dwyer had another article in The Times (Irish edition) on 31st Oct 2017 – see Property ‘scam’ complaints passed to French watchdog. The Times Peter O’Dwyer had an article in The Times (Irish edition) on 10th Oct 2017, Irish Victims of Alleged French Property Scam Win Reprieve, where he outlines the view […]

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Petition

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Join our campaign to force the EU to take action and force the French authorities to address the very real and serious concerns of leaseback owners. SIGN PETITION Updates 14 JAN 2017 — We had a very positive meeting with Brian Hayes MEP at the EU Parliament offices in Dublin on Thurs (12th Jan). We presented […]

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French Property Price Index

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One of the selling points that promoters of French leaseback properties push is the opportunity for a capital gain on selling. Now, many of you will be in the position that no-one actually wants to buy your property due to the consistently poor and unreliable management records of operators, coupled with the diluted rent if you […]

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Consumer Protection for French Leaseback Owners – RESPONSE

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European Consumer Centre The European Consumer Centre Ireland (ECC Ireland) was established as part of a European wide network to encourage consumer confidence within the EU. ECC Ireland advises citizens on their consumer rights while shopping in another European state. It aims to facilitate easy access to redress and if necessary, the EEC Network also offers […]

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EU Legal Advice for Owners Caught in French Leaseback

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Europe Legal Advisor Your Europe Legal Advice Service provides free advice on your rights within the European Union and can clarify European law that may apply to your case. For owners who bought French leaseback properties under unfair terms and who were misled about the nature of the investment, this may be a route to […]

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Le Tour goes to Les Jardins de St Benoit!

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The Tour de France has arrived at Les Jardins de St Benoit for a stopover on the Carcassonne stage. There is great excitement on-site as the entourage rolls into town and they get out of the saddle.         Though one owner informs us that the operator of this leaseback Résidence du Tourisme, […]