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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, […]

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Talking up French Leaseback !

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Really? A recent article in the Indo on 5 Alternative Ways to Invest your Savings suggests that we could look at buying a French Leaseback. One contributor from a prestige investments company admits that French banks have been ruthless with indebted Irish investors,  but believes that leaseback is an investment that can represent good value in […]

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Diarmaid Condon on French Leasebacks

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Have you seen Diarmaid Condon’s blog ? Sadly, I came to it too late, after I had already signed a second lease. That was the second mistake I made (the first was signing the first lease !). Diarmaid has been writing on property for a number of years and  is up to speed on the […]