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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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Wed, 08:00
FPN August issue 306

In the August issue of French Property News, we examine the key issues and questions concerning Brexit, explore central France, offer top tips for learning French and suggest the best places for running gîtes

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Mon, 15:29
Welcome to the brand new French Property News app!

The new French Property News app is available to download now!

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Monday, July 4, 2016
Poll: would a Brexit stop you buying a property in France?

We want to know if concerns about a Brexit would stop you buying a property in France. Vote in our poll and let us know what you think

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EU referendum
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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Buying guides

Yesterday, 15:24
Les Chalets de Flambeau, Val Cenis © Studio Bergoend - Annecy (74) - France

Summer is in full swing in the French Alps and leanding Alpine developer MGM French Properties offers its top property picks for the summer

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French Alps
Thu, 15:52
Village of Estaing in Midi-Pyrenees © Freeartist / ThinkstockPhotos

Stunning scenery, pretty villages with traditional, reasonably priced properties, delicious food and a gentle pace of life... there are so many reasons why you should buy a property in Midi-Pyrénées in south-west France

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Midi-Pyrenees
Tue, 13:56
Midi-Pyrénées is famed for its beautiful villages

For many, having fun in the sun is a major reason of wanting to move to France. Here are 6 places you can be sure the sun will show up…

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Thu, 15:52
Village of Estaing in Midi-Pyrenees © Freeartist / ThinkstockPhotos

Stunning scenery, pretty villages with traditional, reasonably priced properties, delicious food and a gentle pace of life... there are so many reasons why you should buy a property in Midi-Pyrénées in south-west France

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Midi-Pyrenees
Wed, 08:00
FPN August issue 306

In the August issue of French Property News, we examine the key issues and questions concerning Brexit, explore central France, offer top tips for learning French and suggest the best places for running gîtes

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Tue, 17:20
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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Running a business
Tue, 12:54
'Rides of Passage' by Matt & Arthur Lamy

Enter our competition to win a signed copy of ‘Rides of Passage’ by Matt & Arthur Lamy

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Currency

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
How will Brexit impact currency?

How could Brexit continue to impact upon the value of the pound and the pound-euro exchange rate? What does this mean for me and how to I protect against it?

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Brexit
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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Tax

Friday, June 24, 2016
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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Brexit
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

Tue, 17:20
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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Running a business
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Hotel-restaurant in Turenne, France © Emma Rawle

If you’re planning to set up a business in France then you need to understand the micro-entreprise (formally auto-entrepreneur) tax regime and how it can help you run a business

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Running a business
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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