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Villa Cahors Malbec

Location spotlight: Cahors, Lot

Rich in history and abundant in style, the fame of Cahors is built on its unspoilt stone walls, rosy roofs and red wine, as Chris von Koettlitz discovers

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Blacktower financial management

Never too late to take control of your financial future

Blacktower advises on some of the financial challenges that expatriates face when moving to France PROMOTIONAL FEATURE

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Helpful advice if you are renovating a property  in France

Lessons to learn before buying a house to renovate in France

I have lived in France for 15 years and speak fluent French. I have learnt that preparation is the key to success when it comes to buying a property in France. ADVERTISING FEATURE

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French Country Cottages

Tax to pay when renting out property in France

Thinking of running a holiday let in France? Alex Romaine explains the tax implications of this type of venture and shares how you can best prepare for the current legislations

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e.a.m. INTERNATIONAL, Property on the Cote d`Azur

Why it’s high time to invest in the French Riviera property market

They say the south of France is a millionaire’s playground, but there are many great reasons why you shouldn’t let this scare you off from investing in property here. ADVERTISING FEATURE

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Antibes, Alpes-Maritimes

Pension planning for a retirement in France

Planning your currency transfers can help you to maximise your pension payments and get more from your retirement in France, says Laura Parsons

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Interview with an agent in Charente

Christophe Guay of Agence TIC Ruffec explains why this single-storey property, on the market for €197,500, gets his vote

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Picnic in Provence by Elizabeth Bard

WIN! A copy of Picnic in Provence

Enter our competition to win a copy of Picnic in Provence by Elizabeth Bard

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French Property News August 2015 issue 294

August 2015 issue of French Property News out now!

A preview of what you’ll find inside our latest issue

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Rachel Thomas-Bonnet

Perfide Albion help you buy French property with confidence

Over 20 years ago, a young law graduate decided that her future lay in France...Today, Rachel Thomas-Bonnet provides you with a comprehensive ‘after sales service’for your needs in France. ADVERTISING FEATURE

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Talmont-sur-Gironde, Charente-Maritime

5 French properties for sale in Plus Beaux Villages

With a lasting memory of her first visit to one of France’s Plus Beaux Villages, Joanna Leggett visits five of these enchanting places and looks at homes on the market

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The planning permission process in France

Renovating an old French property could be the perfect way to get the home of your dreams. First, make sure you understand the planning permission process with Delphine Berenger’s guide

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Discover northern Isère, Rhône-Alpes

Northern Isère has so much to offer yet has remained under the radar of property buyers – until now. Quentin Revol shares a very well-kept secret

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The new succession regulation in France

From next month, UK nationals with a property in France will be able to choose which law applies to their estate, and Jean-Baptiste Masson explains the consequences

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Top tips for maintaining your swimming pool in France

If buying a French property has also made you a first-time pool owner, what do you need to know to maintain it properly? Brian McHale explains

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The Love Garden at Le Château de Villandry

4 Loire châteaux lookalikes

Following the trail of four of the Loire Valley’s best-loved châteaux, Rachel Johnston proves you don’t need royal wealth to acquire their majestic attributes

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