The local housing and renting market in Collioure
Collioure known as the pearl of the Mediterranean is a small Catalan fisherman’s village often referred to as the town of ‘ the light and the artists’ in reference to the numerous fauvist artists like Matisse or Derain that fell in love with our beautiful village. Even nowadays people come from all around the world to wonder in the little scenic streets and appreciate this unique feeling ‘joie de vivre à la Française’ that you only find in Collioure. The population of +- 3000 inhabitants increases slightly during the summer season with holiday markers and second home owners. Situated jin between Argeles sur Mer and the Port of Port-Vendres on the Cote Vermeille, 30 km from Perpignan, Collioure has this particularity unique in the property market that any Fisherman’s house, villa, apartment or condominium is fully protected and classified per the French historical monuments. Locals called ‘Colliourenques’ are so proud of their scenic French village that they want to keep it as it is , or, shall we say as it was, which gives to ‘Cotliure’ in Catalan, this unique and authentic touch from the previous centuries. This make it unique and truly spellbinding and once you will have discovered it just sit on the terraces of a local café, enjoy a glass of local wine & ask yourself : won’t this be the best place in France to buy my dream property?