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Welcome to French Property News, the ultimate househunters’ guide to the French property market. Here you can find everything you need to know about buying a property in France, including advice on the legal process and financing your purchase, in-depth location guides to help you choose where to buy, and features on renovation and new-build property, as well as inspiring real life stories from those who’ve already found their dream home. With advice from estate agents, property finders, solicitors, and financial and tax experts, plus all the latest property news and market reports, it’s a one-stop shop for anyone considering a property purchase in France, whether now or in the future.  

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Crêpes and Galettes from the Breizh Café

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015
FPN September issue 295

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

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Friday, August 14, 2015
Find thousands of properties for sale across France

The French Property Exhibition at Olympia Central, London on 18-20 September offers all the information and inspiration you need

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Thursday, July 23, 2015
Picnic in Provence by Elizabeth Bard

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Thursday, July 23, 2015
French Property News August 2015 issue 294

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

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Buying guides

Saturday, August 29, 2015
House buyers in France receive a dossier of information regarding the condition of the property

In France, house buyers receive a dossier of information regarding the general condition of the property. In this series, John Marshall runs through some key elements of the report

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Thursday, August 27, 2015
Who hasn't dreamed of owning a pad in Paris?

Rachel Johnston trawls the Left and Right Banks for desirable pieds-à-terre under £1m

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Tuesday, August 18, 2015
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Ian Purslow of Purslow’s Gascony explains why this imposing period home 20km south of Auch wins his vote

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Wed, 11:30
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Laura Parsons of TorFX talks about transferring savings to France

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Mon, 10:15
Brantôme, Dordogne

Karen Tait narrows down the best places to find the support and company of an expat community

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Saturday, August 29, 2015
House buyers in France receive a dossier of information regarding the condition of the property

In France, house buyers receive a dossier of information regarding the general condition of the property. In this series, John Marshall runs through some key elements of the report

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Thursday, August 27, 2015
Who hasn't dreamed of owning a pad in Paris?

Rachel Johnston trawls the Left and Right Banks for desirable pieds-à-terre under £1m

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Currency

Wed, 11:30
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Laura Parsons of TorFX talks about transferring savings to France

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Thursday, July 30, 2015
Blacktower financial management

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

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Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Antibes, Alpes-Maritimes

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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Tax

Friday, August 21, 2015
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Money matters can be tricky when you live with one foot on either side of the Channel, so let Rupert Holderness guide you through the muddy waters of capital gains tax

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Saturday, August 8, 2015
French Village

Sean O’Connor examines the controversy surrounding social contributions and asks: will the French government give way?

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Thursday, July 30, 2015
French Country Cottages

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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Thursday, July 9, 2015
Rooftops in Viviers, France

Following the news of a major reversal in French social charges legislation, Kehinde Dauda explains how this might affect your investments in France

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Working in France

Monday, June 1, 2015
Luciole barge, run by Penny Liley

Expat Penny Liley runs barging holidays along the Burgundy canals. She shares her 8 tips for owning a barge in France and running barging holidays

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Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Auto-entrepreneur scheme © Fotolia

A popular option with new businesses, France’s auto-entrepreneur scheme has undergone a number of changes recently. We take a closer look at the scheme

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Monday, January 26, 2015
Setting up a business in France © Fotolia

Setting up a business in France might not be as hard as you think, as long as you do your research first. Our guide sets out the basic things you need to know

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