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France - Property


UK Expat Buying Property In France? Here's What You Need To Know

Posted by: Scar on Thursday September 13, 2018 (15:11:46)   (1980 Reads)
Despite uncertainties over Brexit, buying property in France remains a popular choice for British expats, whether as a permanent residence, an investment property, or a holiday home. In some regions, property is substantially cheaper than in the UK and British people are still welcome; for instance, the Occitanie area is home to a high proportion of British expats.    more ...

How To Find The Right Expat Mortgage For You In France

Posted by: Scar on Wednesday August 08, 2018 (16:43:21)   (1650 Reads)
Some of us might be lucky enough to embark on a new life in France with the financial means to buy a dream property outright. But for many, establishing a home in ‘the Hexagone’ requires a helping hand from the bank.    more ...

Renovating Rural Property In France - 10 Tips For First-Time Buyers

Posted by: Scar on Monday January 08, 2018 (11:47:07)   (2338 Reads)
When it comes to living in France, many people plan to move to expat hotspots such as the beautiful cities of Paris, Lyon or Nice. Others dream of escaping the bustling city life for a relaxed lifestyle in the French countryside, often with visions of a charming old stone house in one of the country’s many sleepy hamlets. France offers a variety of options for first-time buyers who are looking to renovate old properties, either as holiday house ...    more ...

The Top Ten French Cities For Buying Property

Posted by: Scar on Thursday October 19, 2017 (15:21:05)   (3606 Reads)
France is known for many things. Its cuisine is renowned the world over, and some of the most sophisticated vintage wines can be found in France. The country has been an important center of art and is the abode of many famous artists. It is a tourist hotspot and is one of the most visited destinations in the world, as well as being a center of romance. The world’s largest museum, the Louvre, is in France. It also has one of the most famous ceme ...    more ...

The Expat Tenant's Guide To Renting Property In France

Posted by: Scar on Thursday May 11, 2017 (13:32:00)   (3364 Reads)
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It is possible to enlist a real estate expert to help in finding a home that will meet requirements; this is particularly useful for expat families looking for a property in big cities, for example.

The property professional in France will have in-depth knowledge of the rental market and understand the renting process so the move runs smoothly - and it's also a great help for those who cannot speak French fluently.    more ...

Dealing With Landlords In Paris - What Expats Need To Know Before Renting

Posted by: Carole on Monday June 02, 2014 (13:35:05)   (2651 Reads)
There are many stories floating around about expats who move to Paris, search high and low for an apartment and then get caught in tons of paperwork. There’s also the matter of less than honest landlords who can make finding your dream apartment a distant dream. Although the home rental market in Paris is a difficult place, especially for expats, there are some things you can do to simplify the process.

Most of the population in Paris lives ...    more ...

Freddy Rueda, Real Estate Languedoc

Posted by: scar on Tuesday November 19, 2013 (02:28:44)   (3590 Reads)
Freddy Rueda
Please tell us a bit about yourself and your company

Freddy Rueda's estate agency 'Real Estate Languedoc' has been helping clients find their dream property in the Languedoc region in the south of France since 1995.

Specialising in the Hérault and Aude departments of this beautiful wine-producing region, our agency's goal is to help our international and local clientele in their search for properties in all price ranges. Our agency pri ...    more ...

Simon Kerridge, Languedoc Property Finders

Posted by: Anonymous on Sunday October 27, 2013 (21:05:39)   (5112 Reads)
Simon Kerridge
Please tell us a bit about yourself and your company

I have been in residential estate agency for over 20 years. I began in London in 1989 and moved to Pezenas in 2001. Languedoc Property Finders specialise in helping British buyers and sellers buy and sell property in the Languedoc region of France. We currently have offices in Pezenas and Narbonne and operate in and around those two areas. I believe that buying a property abroad should be ...    more ...

Are Leaseback Schemes in France Too Good to be True?

Posted by: Jamie on Sunday May 27, 2012 (16:07:02)   (2365 Reads)
by Deborah Kent

For UK buyers considering entering the French market, there is one purchase option that stands out in terms of investment potential and the ability to get on the property ladder despite the lack of an initial deposit. If this sounds too good to be true - read on!

In actual fact, while nothing similar exists in the UK, the leaseback scheme available in France is worth looking at. The leaseback is a curious mixture of tax in ...    more ...

Finding your dream home in France - Part 1

Posted by: Jamie on Sunday May 27, 2012 (16:01:51)   (1968 Reads)
Buying a home in France can be a complex process. From finding your dream home to relocating to France there are many hurdles to overcome before you can relax and enjoy the lifestyle and beautiful environment that France is renowned for. In Part 1 of this series, Oliver Phillips of PFS France (http://www.propertyforsalefrance.co.uk/) walks you through the process of finding and making an offer on your dream home in France.

Finding your new Fre ...    more ...