French Property Blog and News

Our French tax and legal partner François at RWK Goodman has prepared this short article to explain the benefits of having a mortgage or liability against your French property with the aim to be more tax efficient.There…
When preparing to travel to your next dream holiday destination, you should ensure that you, your family and belongings are covered before you hop on the plane. Have you had flights or a holiday package cancelled in recent…
Is the French real estate starting to turn and level off? Not just yet according to the Notaires-Insee index published early septembre, at best the beginning of a soft landing. The Insee Reference Index is Out for Analysis…
The International Property Awards celebrates the highest levels of achievement by businesses from all sectors of the property and real estate industry. Notably, the awards are presented based on a scoring system, with the…
It's always great to receive feedback from satisfied buyers, this is especially true after a very long time searching for that dream historic property in France. This special property is a restored 19th century French chateau…
This month's article is about holidaying in France, when you already live in France! Where to go this year? What do the French do especially with a very hot summer? They take a long break, often discovering a new corner…
"RIB" is the abbreviation for Relevé d’Identité Bancaire, which means "Banking ID Details" in English. These details are necessary when you open a bank account with a French bank, and if you purchase…
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…