Azure rolls out ‘Owners Direct’ service in South France

Posted by admin in Property Owners Info | March 25th 2010

We are delighted that as of today we are beginning the roll out of a long planned ‘Owners Direct’ service to property owners in the South of France, particularly Cannes but also Nice and surrounds Certain reservation requests which come through 3rd party marketing sources (that we have been, and continue to actively develop) directly… Read more

iPhone & Android App for the South of France

Posted by admin in Living | March 12th 2010

The iRiviera App from Azure is the first of its kind, a true interactive, social web enabled guide to the South of France and all it has to offer! From the various tradeshows from the Cannes Film Festival through MIPIM, Cannes Lions and MIPCOM, business delegates find it a great tool to keep up with… Read more

Cannes Property Letter 85

Posted by admin in Property Letters | November 17th 2009

Apartment “Cannes Californie” – See details below. Dear All, This is likely to be my last Property Letter in 2009, so I take this opportunity to wish you all a very Happy Christmas, and health, happiness and prosperity in 2010. TO INVEST OR NOT TO INVEST There are “extra issues” surrounding people’s already difficult decisions… Read more


Posted by admin in Property Letters | October 22nd 2009

“Snapshots from the Med” – spot the odd one out! It’s my boat – want to argue? It’s our scooter, couldn’t be cuter. It’s my Porsche – and I’ll poop if I want to. It’s my breakfast – Garth pass the toast. “C’est chez nous” – our place in the sun. PL 84: PROPERTY LETTER… Read more

Cannes Property Letter 83

Posted by admin in Property Letters | August 18th 2009

The final property in the letter today is in this historic building. Scroll to the end to read about it. PL 83: PROPERTY LETTER 14th August 2009. Dear All, KEEPING MY PROMISES. In my last Property Letter (which was my first attempt at separation and entitled “Just Villas”) I told you that we had quite… Read more

Tax change to impact on European property market

Posted by admin in Accounting | August 3rd 2009

The dynamic of the European property market is set to change considerably in the New Year, with the UK potentially the biggest loser, according to Pierre & Vacances (P&V) Group. From 1 January 2010 next year, companies and trustees managing investment funds in the Channel Islands, Isle of Man and British Virgin Islands will be… Read more

Just Villas

Posted by admin in Property Letters | July 16th 2009

Just Villas (First issue – 9th July 2009) Dear All, For just over seven years I have been sending “Property Letters” from Cannes and the Cote d’Azur to interested people, but as I noted last time (in P.L. no. 82) I am increasingly torn between different types of product: Workhorses and income generators, strict investment… Read more

The Zimbabwean Advertisement wins at Cannes

Posted by admin in Congresses | June 26th 2009

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Property Letter 16th June 2009

Posted by admin in Property Letters | June 24th 2009

PROPERTY LETTER 16th June 2009. Photo by Mandy Jarvis WHAT IS THE PROPERTY MARKET DOING ON THE COTE D’AZUR? Everyone wants to know the answer to that question, and I can relate what I see in the marketplace, and what I’ve heard or read. Internationally it is becoming accepted that we are through the worst…. Read more

Property Letter 81

Posted by admin in Property Letters | March 6th 2009

Winter Morning in Forville Market – Cannes. (Photos – by Mandy Jarvis) PL 81 PROPERTY LETTER 5th March 2009. Dear All, As we head out of winter the Bay of Cannes is filling with the multi coloured sails of small yachts in early competitions, the brilliant gold of Mimosas line every roadside and splash across… Read more