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Ad Feature: The importance of being earnest… with your bank loan

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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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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The 15-year-rule will be scrapped by 2020 meaning British citizens living abroad will keep the right to vote in UK elections for life

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EU referendum

Guide to long-term renting in France

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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If you’re buying a French property then don’t overlook the importance of using an avocat to advise you and protect your interests

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‘En indivision’, ‘en tontine’ and through an SCI are 3 ways of purchasing French property jointly

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Buying guides

New EU succession rules means there are now more options for Brits when deciding who inherits their French property, but it is important to understand them when writing your will

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To avoid building site blues and potentially costly repairs, make sure you’re aware of builders’ legal obligations in France

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How will Brexit change property ownership, the buying process, tax and inheritance rules and the pound-euro exchange rate for British buyers of French property?

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Brexit

Britain has voted to leave the EU. There has been much speculation about whether Brits will still be able to buy property, live and work in France and what restrictions might they face. Nothing is certain, but we aim to keep you up to date with the latest developments and information

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EU referendum

Before you buy, make sure you understand how the system of apartment co-ownership in France works

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Buying guides

Reforms to notaires’ fees coming into effect on 1 May means that notaires can offer discounts to property buyers, making your French property purchase cheaper

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Ad Feature: New law warning for UK nationals owning property in France

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Action should be taken now to deal with the new 2015 European inheritance rules

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In France, property buyers have a set period to withdraw from the property purchase after they have signed the contract. Find out how long the cooling-off period is and how the system works

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Buying guides

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