French property buying guides

This secluded property in desirable Valbonne (Alpes-Maritimes) is on the market for E580,000

Interview: Property search agent in Provence

Betty Bloom of SPA Properties shares her view of the current property market in her sunny south-east corner of France

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This two-bedroom cottage in Finistère is on the market for ¬55,000 (JB French Houses)

France for first-time buyers

It’s not just seasoned buyers that are searching for French homes. As Jessica Carter discovers, first-timers are also catching on to France’s property-buying potential

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There are a number of reasons why prospective purchasers should consider having a survey done

Property surveys in France

Looking beyond the initial beauty of an old French home can be tricky, but, as Andrew Bailey explains, there are many benefits to undertaking a pre-purchase survey

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Equine property

Moving to a new country can be complicated – if you have horses, it can be even more so. Lynette Eyb considers the perfect place in France for you and your equine friends

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Using an agent in France

Property agents in France can be invaluable in getting you the inside track on an area and its property secrets. But be sure to help them to help you, says Peter Elias

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Historic home in the Lot Valley

Buying historic properties

Vanessa Couchman explores the practical issues around buying listed buildings or historic homes in France

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Private sales in France

Private selling

Karen Tait explores the pros and cons for buying and selling privately in France

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A beautiful maison de maitre, on sale for ¬449,950

Househunting in France

Estate agent Trevor Leggett shares insider tips to preparing in advance of your house viewing trip in France

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A mobile home in France © Michel Angot/Atout France

Buying a mobile home

10 reasons why buying a leisure home could be the ideal option

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Finding potential in land is an exciting journey

Buying land in France

Buying a piece of the French countryside is an alluring, exciting and rewarding prospect, but make sure you consider the practicalities too, says Alex Schofield

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Buy Association video for property buyers in France

Video guide to buying property

The essential video guide for property buyers in France from BuyAssociation and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

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