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Buying Property

Monday, March 12, 2018

You might think that turning having your own vineyard and producing your own wine is only for the rich, but owning a vineyard in France could be easier than you expect

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Monday, March 5, 2018

Looking for a peaceful rural retreat in the French countryside on a small budget? We found 8 French departments where you can buy a cheap rural house with as few neighbours as possible

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Wednesday, January 3, 2018

New wealth tax laws came into effect on 1 January 2018 which could save you money on your tax bill. A tax expert explains the changes to the law and what they mean for you

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French tax
Wednesday, December 13, 2017

If you’re planning to run a business in France then you’ll need to make sure you choose the correct tax regime when setting it up – here is a guide to the different regimes

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Running a business


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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Thursday, August 17, 2017

The Pound to Euro exchange rate has continued to slide, presenting headaches for Euro buyers with Pounds. What seemed unthinkable a few months ago has now become a reality. What will be the main drivers on the rate for the coming weeks and months and just how low could this go?

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Currency exchange update
Monday, July 10, 2017

One year after the EU referendum, currency broker TorFX asked their customers how Brexit and the subsequent currency exchange movements have affected them

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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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Sunday, May 14, 2017

If you’re planning to buy a property in France, make sure you understand how French and UK mortgages differ

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Renovation and New Builds

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Renovation expert Matthew Chalk tells us about an ambitious project to restore a prominent village house in Brittany

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Monday, October 30, 2017

Follow these tips to make sure you choose a good builder to carry out renovation work on your French property

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