Le 'Frog' Blog - Advice for French Property Buyers

This month's article is all about the famous UNESCO listing walled fortress city of Carcassonne in heart of Cathar Country in Occitanie. You may have heard Rick Stein talking about it on one of his TV series along the canal…
French succession law has a system of forced heirship whereby certain family members have a right to inherit part of your estate. This means that your children will automatically inherit a share of any part of your estate…
Moving abroad can be all sunshine (literally) and rainbows, exciting adventures and opening doors to new possibilities but such a move comes with big implications and a lot of information to take in along the way. There…
This month's article is light and funny, and possibly useful for those not trained in the art of dealing with those passionate 'brocantiers' and 'amateurs antiquaires' or to find a present for friend who's moving in a new…
Since January 2021 the UK officially left the EU meaning and it now enjoys “ third country status ”; this brings with it new rules and regulations, for people, their animals and when transporting horses to the…
This month the latest piece from Beth is about one of those special places often hidden away, where time stands still, inviting it's visitors to humbly explore and reflect for a moment... "According to legend, it began life…
Monaco real estate company can be tax efficient for French succession tax purposes. Société Civile Immobilières (‘SCI’) companies are a popular way to own properties in France. They offer…
To sum up our French Property Market Analysis this first Quarter of 2022, Sales are up, Demand is Up, Prices Are Up, Properties Scarce ... There are some big changes happening in the French real estate market according to…
Here is the latest piece from Beth in south west France, all about April fools and it's origins, and food, naturellement... just in time for Easter. "Did you fall for an April’s Fool Day prank this year? It’s…
Regional Information
Latest Tweet