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Perpignan is the capital of the Pyrenees-Orientales (66) which is the southernmost department of France. It is an integral portion of the  Occitanie region and undoubtedly one of Europe's most charming areas. With instant…
According to the findings of a new report from investment provider Skandia, many buy-to-let (BTL) investors in the UK could liquidize their holdings and invest into other asset classes, including overseas property. It believes…
Could it be cheaper to live across the channel than staying at home? With increased fuel and food prices hitting the UK hard at the moment and the domestic property market looking bleak, you'd be forgiven for thinking that…
No matter how much money you are transferring to purchase a property abroad, many people find currency exchange can be costly, tiresome and confusing. Also there never seems to be a right time to do it because exchange rates…
If you are looking to exchange large sums of money from pounds into euros over a broad timescale, as you would when buying your French property or any overseas property think about ways to get the best deal and protect your…
There is no doubt that the climate is changing. The ice caps are melting, our winters are getting warmer and summer now includes flash flooding. So what can you do in your French home to help repair the planet and also save…
Wherever you live in France renewable energy solutions can make life easier and a whole lot cheaper by cutting down on your home’s running costs. They range from wood burning stoves, solar thermal panels and wind turbines…
Our Top Tips for Buying French Property 1 - Decide which area of France you would like to live in. France is a large country so research the different areas to help you decide which region is the one for you. Your choice…
Eurostar sets Paris-London record - BBC News - Eurostar has set a record on its inaugural journey from Paris to London via Britain's new high-speed line. The train, carrying journalists and VIPs, arrived at St Pancras, instead…