In the luxury property segment of +1 million Euros, it is www.luxuryestate.com/france that has made it to the top in terms of number of houses and apartments for sale in the Var and Alpes Maritimes. This UK based property portal was created in 2011 and as you will see it has outstripped the other big names, like Rightmove, Primelocation and in France Seloger or the Figaro.
For all properties, it is www.superimmo.com that is the leader with almost 70 thousand properties for sale across the 2 departments of the French Riviera. It has also one of the best search capabilities that we often use internally at Smartfinder Home with a powerful keyword search and useful criteria including land size.
Quality slowly improving
The quality of most portals have improved, as they have adapted to mobile phones and made their search facilities easier to use. However no major advances have been made, such as locating a property on a map or seeing videos or virtual visits of a property, as these are usually either slow or rarely well done. The day virtual visits will replace photos like on this website, much time will be saved in visits : http://vip-luxury360.com/fr/visite-virtuelle-luxe/visites-virtuelles-360/47-visite-virtuelle-immobilier.php
The complete list property websites Vs. delegating your search
In the A-Z listing you will see nearly 100 property websites with over 200 adverts. Unfortunately there is not one site that combines all of these properties for the French Riviera into a single listing like a regional MLS in the US. This is why when running a search, we recommend you delegate this to us, as we have in addition to the list of portals, a database of +3000 agents covering the French Riviera and other professional tools so we are perfectly equipped to run an exhaustive search.
When a house buyer gives us their criteria, and commits to using our services via a search mandate, we will be able to find them just the right property from a pool of over a hundred thousand ones available. We are riding the Internet & IT wave and picking up every trick to make our search more efficient, so that we can save our clients lots of time when they decide to delegate the search to us.