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If you're looking for more information about buying and living in France, our dedicated blog features many tips, topics and advice. With over 250 articles published on our award winning website, you can easily search for a desired subject. For example type: Dordogne, chateau, Paris, currency, Brexit, American, schools, kids, banking, siret, SCI, …
Lyon has a population of 516,000 residents with an average age of just 37. It is the second university town in France counting 140,000 students learning in 37 different Universities and Campuses including 20,000 from overseas.…
Brexit has changed the face of buying properties abroad. Now we’re out of the European Union, retiring, working, studying and travelling to France has become more complicated, and the same applies to buying properties…
The Notaires de France have published their annual market report for 2022 and the trends for the start of 2023 (for residential sales only, not commercial or business real estate). To summarise their report, 2022 will be…
Here are a few Q and A's to learn about Taxes Foncieres and Habitation for property and real estate in France. If you own, rent or have the right to occupy a property in France, you are likely to be subject to local taxes…
This month Beth shares her experience of learning and improving her spoken French, but despite all the best intentions and tools available, this is usually not as easy as it should be... It's never too late to learn a language,…
Following on from Sharons successful chateau story , this weeks' article is from a couple of happy France loving American customers who secured their dream chateau in the Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes region earlier this year. Their…
Here's some fresh property news just in concerning all owners of property in France and future buyers. There are new rules coming into place to improve boiler efficiency, this is part of the winters energy saving campaign…
In our previous post , we spoke about the challenges of finding reliable service providers for the renovation of your property in France , this is made more difficult if you are not there day to day and need to manage everything…
This month Beth shares great advice and top tips about renovating a property in France, in particular how find the right artisans and build a team, for the long term. "Do you enjoy property restoration work? Many people…
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