French Property Blog and News

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…
Owners of horses now have to ensure that their animals have: pre-travel residency or isolation, blood tests and export health certificates (EHC) and customs declarations or carnets. British Equestrian has compiled a helpful…
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 southwest 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…
Before Brexit, taxpayers living in the UK who were liable to the French social charge  paid  a reduced rate of 7.5% (normally 17.2%) on their French real estate income and capital gains.  This arose …
Our A to Z to Purchasing a French Property Here’s our A to Z guide to buying a property in France; we tried to make it as relevant and informative as possible to help you navigate some of the common words you will…