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The history of Immogo

Being the first of a new concept in property advertising, Immogo had to surmount quite some opposition, namely from the french property agents. The founder, gregor Hakkenberg, had to fight a law suit, suffer a defeat, get back up for the subsequent appeal to finally celebrate the victory. Gregor described ...

Gregor Hakkenberg returns to Immogo

We are pleased to announce that after several years of absence the creator and founder of our unique property site, Gregor Hakkenberg van Gaasbeek, will return to the Immogo team. With his extensive experience in advertising and his knowledge of the Internet and search engine optimization Gregor will be working ...

A lower price leads to impressive success including a sale

One of our advertisers had been trying to sell her house for several years. The end of 2011, forced by quite sad circumstances, she decided to reduce its price from 525,000 to 420,000 euros. A really good price for this beautiful villa with a large pool in the Provence. Just ...

France still the most popular for British buyers

In it's quarterly report the Overseas Guides Company states that France is still the favourite place to buy a second home for britons. With 22%, France leads the popularity charts, closely followed by Span (16%) and the USA (15%). These last two countries are increasingly popular due to the continuous ...

Buying a home in France without a property agent – free objective advice

Are you considering buying a house in France? Remember that many estate agents in France are extremely expensive (up to 9%!). And it is not very complicated to do business directly with the owner. How to go about it? All the information you need is available on the Internet. We’ll ...

The steady fall of property prices in France 2012

News about the development of property prices in France. In the first trimester of 2012, the big Real estate Agency chain Century 21 has sold 11.4% less houses than in the same period last year. On a national level, the average price went down 2.1%. Prices in Paris stopped going ...

Buying a tourist business in France

Let’s say you are considering the purchase of a holiday venue in France. Something we call a ‘gîte’ but the French authorities officially call a ‘meublé de tourisme’ (furnished tourist home) This wish inevitably brings up a couple of questions. Which is better? To buy a normal home, mansion or ...

Russian and Chinese buyers rekindle French property market

If I were a rich Swiss, I’d know exactly what to do: buy a house in France for a trifle. What with the Frank nice and strong, the prices down and the sellers at their wits end... you can really find some good deals. And by the way, this is ...

Properties for Sale in France – new property site

A brand new real estate site just popped up. We're trying to expand our coverage of the market by making targeted sites. This one is for the English market and called Properties for Sale in France. Hopefully, after the testing is over, we can welcome many more advertisers here.

Latest scam and spam mail addresses

Rip off-alert! The following people are contacting many home sellers, but are not serious buyers. We advise you never to react to their messages and never to do business with them. By the way, if you would like to advertise your house on a site that is actively filtering out ...

Advertising your French property – image management

If you are advertising you property on Immogo, we allow you to upload an unlimited amount of photos of your real estate.  You can easlily log in on the site and manage the order the images are shown, delete pictures or ad some more. This video shows you how: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xi5BYc-lXm0]

French property sales information – how to get better search results

When you are advertising your french property on Immogo, it is very important to fill in all the right information in the right way. In this tutorial we show you how to log in and what to fill to get the best sales results in the internal search engine of ...