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Buying Property

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Not sure which French city to buy a property in? Find out which French cities have seen property prices increase the most over the last 10 years

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Ile-de-France
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Want to buy a ski property but can’t afford the prime resorts? We’ve found 10 ski resorts in the French Alps, Pyrénées and other mountain ranges where you can buy a ski property on a budget

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French Alps

Tax

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Taxe foncière is one of the property taxes homeowners have to pay in France. Find out what it is, how it is calculated and who is exempt from paying it

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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

The French tax system is different to that of the UK, and the interaction between each countries tax laws means there are some important facts for you to be aware of. Make sure you consider these 10 top tips from Blevins Franks first

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Law

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Bright Avocats explain the importance of understanding your bank loan and why you need expert legal advice

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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Estate agents have the time and expertise to market and sell your French property but make sure you choose the right one for you and understand the contracts you are signing

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Currency

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

December was a fairly stable month for the GBP/EUR exchange rate but how will the upcoming Brexit negotiations and elections in various European countries affect exchange rates?

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Brexit
Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Well 2016 was certainly an eventful year for the currency exchange market and it looks like 2017 could be just as unpredictable. Currency expert Laura Parsons reveals what might happen in 2017 and how to stay ahead of the game

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Mortgages

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

There are a number of different ways to buy a ski property in France including a mortgage, buying leaseback or off-plan. We take a look at the advantages and disadvantages

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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Find out what types of French mortgage are available, how much you can borrow, what the mortgage criteria are and how to apply for a mortgage to buy your French property

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Renovation and New Builds

Monday, November 7, 2016

Alpine developer MGM French Properties have noticed a surge in interest from British buyers post-Brexit and enjoyed record sales this summer with signs this will continue till the end of the year

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Trying to renovate a property on a tight budget? Kris and Dave Hallet managed it and share their tips for renovating on a budget

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Renting in France

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

One of the best ways to find out if France is the place for you is to take out a long winter let in the area you’re thinking of moving to. Here’s how and what you need to think about

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Friday, September 23, 2016

Planning to rent a property in France? Make sure you understand how the renting process works in France and a tenant’s rights and responsibilities first

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