Mortgages in France

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French mortgages: how to avoid possible pitfalls

While mortgages for non-residents are now easier to obtain in France, negotiating cash flow with French banks still needs careful handling, as Sharon Hill explains

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Sunny money: buying property with a mortgage in Provence

While the banks can be reluctant to lend funds in some parts of France, Simon Smallwood explains why the more stable the local markets are, the easier it is to obtain a mortgage

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Why now is the time to buy property with a French mortgage

With the pound recently hitting a seven-year high against the euro, Clare Nessling explains why there’s never been a better time to take out a French mortgage

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Why buy property with a French mortgage?

Why buy a property in France with a French mortgage if you could raise funds through UK equity release or have sufficient savings? Sharon Hill explains the benefits

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Count the costs: French mortgages

If you are thinking of taking out a French mortgage to fund your dream move to France, read Sharon Hill’s guide to the associated costs of borrowing across the Channel

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Financing your dream home: French mortgages explained

The style of property you are planning to buy in France and the location it is in can determine the mortgage conditions you are offered, as Simon Smallwood explains

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Choosing a French mortgage

The number of French mortgages can be daunting but Sharon Hill asserts that they are all like vanilla sundaes. Now, would you like sprinkles or strawberry sauce with that?

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