Le Frog Blog - Advice & Information for French Property Buyers

The claustrophobic crowds have long departed, the air is lighter, the colours yet more vibrant than the height of summer – clever travellers have always acknowledged September as perfect time of year to undertake a…
WHEN Rafael Nadal sank to his knees on the Philippe Chatrier court in celebration of his epic and record equalling sixth Roland Garros title recently, all thoughts quickly turned to this year’s Wimbledon Grand Slam…
WHILST no longer the guaranteed return on investment of previous years, the idea of purchasing a French holiday home should not be dismissed right now, but viewed as a long-term investment as opposed to a get rich quick…
FROM the revered Arnaud Massy, the hapless Jean Van de Velde to current US LPGA player Karine Icher, France has, despite the bemusement of many, contributed much to the history of golf yet somewhat surprisingly remains sadly…
With the UK buzzing with royal wedding anticipation and over one million spectators expected to line the streets of London, not to mention the blanket coverage across the television channels, those not so keen on the royals…
WITH record numbers of UK pupils passing their ‘A’ levels with increasing ease each year, has the time come to adopt the French baccalaureate system? The majority of British students study the three subjects…
What is it about the Tarn et Garonne that draws people back again and again? Could it be the diversity of the scenery, the long hot summers, the medieval villages that look like film sets or the friendly hospitable locals?…
More CHIC than Paris, cheaper than Milan and with over 3,000 hours of coastal sunshine every year – what’s not to like about the Cote d’Azur? In the fact the entire South East of France, taking in Eze,…
A PLEASANT distance from the claustrophobic tourist trail, the Beziers area of the Herault offers visitors and buyers exceptional value for money along with an opportunity to immerse themselves in an upwardly mobile area…