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Buying Property

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Looking for a house in France? From Provençal villas to fully furnished farmhouses, here is a selection of beautiful French properties on the market in July you will love.

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French property for sale
Monday, July 9, 2018

New properties are now available in MGM French Properties developments in the French Alps

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Tax

Friday, June 8, 2018

If you are retiring to France then make sure you understand all the options for your UK pension and how much tax you might pay

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Thursday, April 19, 2018

It is a common view that you pay very high taxes in France, so you might be surprised to learn that moving to France could actually cut your tax bill rather than increase it

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Law

Monday, March 5, 2018

Once a price has been agreed, the buyer and seller of a French property sign a preliminary contract, the compromis de vente. Here is everything you need to know about this legally binding contract

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

If you want to give someone the power to act on your behalf in France, whether to sign your property purchase documents or if you lose mental capacity, you’ll need to apply for the French equivalent of power of attorney

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Currency

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Currency exchange is an important aspect of buying a home in France and using a market order to time your currency purchase could save you money

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Thursday, March 22, 2018

At a loss over losing money when you need to send cash back home? It’s a common problem for expats who are getting stung by excessive fees and hidden charges from banks. With CurrencyFair, an online marketplace, secure transactions are made faster and far cheaper

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Mortgages

Monday, September 4, 2017

Conditions for mortgage borrowers in France remain very favourable thanks to the election of President Macron, so is a mortgage a good option for British buyers?

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Renovation and New Builds

Monday, June 25, 2018

Thinking of installing a swimming pool at your French property? Here’s all you need to know about the types of pools, planning permission rules, maintenance and safety rules

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Renovation projects often come with a very attractive price tag, but how do you know the work needed to make it your dream home won’t end up costing you a fortune? Here are 7 things to think about before buying a property to renovate in France

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