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The K-bis extract represents a true and up to date "identity card" for a French business registered in the Trade and Companies Register (RCS). What is a Kbis or K-bis? This Kbis document can be defined as the updated civil…
Our comprehensive specialist French property website is packed with expert advice and money saving tips. But one of the questions that keeps coming up is the subject of taxes and purchasing fees. That’s why the team…
It’s the end of summer and time for the august bank holiday weekend (UK), usually wet and often spent to prepare to return to work and school. In France we call it ‘la rentrée’ and french media tend…
As some of us put ‘dry-January’ behind us, here comes February with it’s usual mix of longer days, lazy Six Nations rugby afternoons, snow drops popping up in the garden and Valentines day. We recently…
We hope you’ve enjoyed a relaxing Christmas and are in good spirit for La Nouvelle Année. I’m sure most of you got the headline about this post; ‘ new toit’ meaning ‘new roof’ and…
What's perfection? The concept of perfection varies from person to person. Is there such a thing as a flawless diamond or the perfect car? Au contraire , isn’t it the addition of those imperfections that make finding…
Autumn and winter are traditionally busy times at MFH with buyers and families coming to France to try and seal a good deal before the end of the year.  There are several benefits of visiting France at fall as well…
Paris will always be Paris… there's one such capital in the world; vibrant, colourful, romantic, creative - sometimes chaotic - melting pot that we all love and cherish with all its grandeur and sparks. I recall one…
House hunting in France should be an exciting and efficient experience, not a costly and frustrating one. However, many buyers will find that the french estate agency system is ‘tres’ different to the UK or realtors…