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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, 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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Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Fat Dogs and French Estates: Part II by Beth Haslam

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016
French Property News May issue 303

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

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016
France: The Essential Guide for Car Enthusiasts

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Wednesday, March 16, 2016
French Property News April issue 302

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

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Buying guides

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What type of property should you buy in France?

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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Tuesday, April 12, 2016
18 words you need to know before you buy

Do you know your ‘frais’ from your ‘prêt’ and ‘acheteur’ from ‘vendeur’? Brush up on the basic terms before you buy a French property

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Buying guides
Monday, April 11, 2016
Charente property for sale at French Property Exhibition in May

These stunning French properties are all available at the French Property Exhibition at Wetherby Racecourse on 13-14 May – make sure you visit to find your dream home in France

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Understand the system of apartment co-ownership in France

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Snails, frogs' legs and sea urchins... Be brave and try some French delicacies, you might be pleasantly surprised

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Yesterday, 17:06
What type of property should you buy in France?

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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Ensure you’ve checked these vital elements before you buy in France

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Currency

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Impact of a Brexit on exchange rates © joxxxxjo_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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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
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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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Tax

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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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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Working in France

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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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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