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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, January 20, 2016
French Property News February issue 300

Celebrating 300 issues of French Property News – a preview of what you’ll find inside

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Wednesday, December 16, 2015
FPN January 2016 issue 299

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

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Monday, December 14, 2015
Cancan dancers at The France Show

Prepare for a great day out as the UK’s biggest celebration of France returns to London Olympia

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Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Paris Cocktails: The Art of French Drinking

Enter our competition to win a copy of Doni Belau’s Paris Cocktails

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Wednesday, November 18, 2015
FPN December 2015 issue 298

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

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Buying guides

Yesterday, 12:49
A handsome Charentaise near Ambleville with pool and septic tank, 390,000 euros (charente-immobilier.com)

Do you know the French rules and regulations for electricity, gas supplys, plumbing and sewage, swimming pools and home insurance? They are very different to the UK so make sure you understand them before you buy a property in France

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Buying guides
Friday, February 5, 2016
© David Noton Photography

Are you thinking about bypassing an estate agent and selling your French property privately? There are some advantages but also some disadvantages. Here are 4 areas to consider before you sell your property privately

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Buying guides
Monday, February 1, 2016
New-build leaseback development in Pra Loup in the Alps on sale with Sextant Properties

Buying a leaseback property in France is becoming popular with those looking for a hassle-free property purchase in France, especially in tourist destinations like the Alps and the coast. But what is a leaseback, how does it work and what are the advantages and disadvantages?

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Yesterday, 12:49
A handsome Charentaise near Ambleville with pool and septic tank, 390,000 euros (charente-immobilier.com)

Do you know the French rules and regulations for electricity, gas supplys, plumbing and sewage, swimming pools and home insurance? They are very different to the UK so make sure you understand them before you buy a property in France

Read Full Story »
Buying guides
Friday, February 5, 2016
© David Noton Photography

Are you thinking about bypassing an estate agent and selling your French property privately? There are some advantages but also some disadvantages. Here are 4 areas to consider before you sell your property privately

Read Full Story »
Buying guides
Monday, February 1, 2016
New-build leaseback development in Pra Loup in the Alps on sale with Sextant Properties

Buying a leaseback property in France is becoming popular with those looking for a hassle-free property purchase in France, especially in tourist destinations like the Alps and the coast. But what is a leaseback, how does it work and what are the advantages and disadvantages?

Read Full Story »
Buying guides
Thursday, January 28, 2016
Kaysersberg in Alsace © David Espin / Fotolia

With plenty of properties and locations to choose from, good healthcare and education services and a regulated and straightforward property market, it’s easy to see why France is a popular choice with British buyers. Here are 7 reasons you should buy a property in France

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Buying guides

Currency

Tuesday, December 8, 2015
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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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Friday, November 27, 2015
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What a difference a year makes. The GBP/EUR exchange rate has come a long way and your money now goes that much further in France as a result, as David Trumper discovers

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Monday, November 2, 2015
The GBP/EUR exchange rate started 2015 trading at around 1.27 but has since rallied to its strongest levels since before the financial crisis

Laura Parsons explains all you need to know

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Tax

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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Tuesday, November 10, 2015
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When it comes to tax residency, Kehinde Dauda believes that the vast amount of confusion can easily be eradicated by busting a few common myths

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Friday, October 30, 2015
Tax residency rules in France and th eUK © Andy Robert Davies

Where are you resident for tax purposes? The answer may not be as simple as you think. Tax expert Rob Kay explains the tax residency rules for France and the UK

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Thursday, October 22, 2015
Tax in France © Dreamstime

Tax credits are available for renovation projects in France, particularly for making a property more energy efficient. Tax expert Rob Kay explains what’s available and how credits are applied

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Renovating in France

Working in France

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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Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Running a business in France © Alexi TAUZIN - Fotolia

Thinking of moving to France and starting a business? Here are 27 essential French words to help you set up and run a business in France

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Learning French
Thursday, December 17, 2015
Café des Artistes in Toulouse

France is many people’s dream destination, but life here can be isolating if you are not working or don’t speak French

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