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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.  

Property news

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
FPN July issue 305

A preview of what you’ll find inside the July issue of French Property News

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Tuesday, June 14, 2016
The Little French Guesthouse

Enter our competition to win a copy of The Little French Guesthouse by Helen Pollard

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Tuesday, June 14, 2016
The Medicarte Translation Aid, devised by Dawn Cox

Enter our competition to win a copy of Medicarte

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016
French Property News June 2016 issue

A preview of what you’ll find inside the June issue of French Property News

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016
French Property News June 2016 issue

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

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Buying guides

Thu, 16:13
Tips for successful househunting © Cinzia8 / Dreamstime

Planning a househunting trip to France? Follow these 10 insider tips to make sure everything goes smoothing and you find your dream French property

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Buying guides
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
© Alexander Tolstykh

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

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Buying guides
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
What type of French property should you buy?

New or old? House or apartment? As well as location it is important to decide on the type of French property you are looking for before you start viewings

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Fri, 13:57
Should property buyers be concerned about a Brexit © John Nielsen / Fotolia

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
Thu, 16:13
Tips for successful househunting © Cinzia8 / Dreamstime

Planning a househunting trip to France? Follow these 10 insider tips to make sure everything goes smoothing and you find your dream French property

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Buying guides
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
FPN July issue 305

A preview of what you’ll find inside the July issue of French Property News

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Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Chateau la Canorgue

If you’re planning to buy a property in France, make sure you understand how French and UK mortgages differ

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Currency

Thursday, May 26, 2016
The impact of a Brexit on finances © James53145 / ThinkstockPhotos

Concerns about a Brexit continue to impact upon exchange rates, but what effect could this have on British property buyers and expats in France?

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EU referendum
Monday, February 22, 2016
Beat the banks by using a currency broker © iStock

Use a currency broker, such as FC Exchange, to save money on your overseas transfers compared to high street banks

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Tuesday, December 8, 2015
© Dreamstime

What might happen if there was a British exit from the European Union? Ollie Carpenter looks at how it could impact any future property purchases in France

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Tax

Fri, 15:05
Impact of Brexit on taxes for expats © Unclesam / Fotolia

When Britain leaves the EU will British expats in France find themselves paying more tax and having their access to healthcare and ability to work in France restricted? Keep up to date with the latest information

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EU referendum
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Completing your French income tax return © Jerome Delahaye / Fotolia

A guide through the maze of French income tax and information on how and when to submit a French income tax return

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Thursday, February 18, 2016
Financial considerations when moving to France

Planning ahead and taking advice early can help you get your finances in order when you move to France. International tax and wealth management advisors, Blevins Franks examine 7 key financial considerations for UK nationals relocating to France

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Thursday, December 10, 2015
Tax laws for unmarried couples © Andy Robert Davies

A couple who choose not to get married in France can find themselves paying considerably more inheritance and income tax than married couples. Legal expert Matthew Cameron explains the position

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Working in France

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Swimming pool maintenance is essential in a property management business © ThinkstockPhotos

Managing other people’s properties in France and letting them out to holidaymakers is a great way to earn an income. Make sure your business is a success with these 11 tips

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Holiday let in France © Mariano Ruiz / Dreamstime

You need plenty of varied skills to run a holiday let in France, from DIY to customer service skills – do you have what it takes?

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Thursday, February 4, 2016
Job hunting in France © manipulatuer / fotolia.com

Unless you are retired or have already made millions you will need to find a way to earn an income in France. Find out how to find job vacancies in France, how to write a French CV and how to apply for a job in France

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