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Welcome to Living France, the essential guide for anyone who dreams of a new life in France. All you need to know about buying a property, moving to France and either starting a successful business or enjoying a peaceful retirement can be found here.

Be inspired by our real-life stories of people who’ve already made the move across the Channel, alongside invaluable practical advice on everything from legal and financial issues to property and renovation.

We focus on the very best locations in which to start your new life, with tips from expats living in France and advice from the professionals. Add to that the very best of French food, wine and interiors, not to mention help with language learning, and you have the perfect companion to help you find the life of which you’ve always dreamed. À bientôt!

Property news

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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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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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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Thursday, May 26, 2016
The new regions of France © Archant

From 1 January 2016 France’s regions have been reduced from 22 to 13, but why and what effect has this had on the country?

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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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Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Beaujolais vineyards in Saône et Loire in southern Burgundy ©Thinkstock/Fontaine Gael

Not sure where to settle down when moving to France? Here are the reasons why Burgundy is a great place to live

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Burgundy
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Kouglof from Alsace © Yulia Vinogradov / ThinkstockPhoto

Germanic influences are easy to see in the local food and drink specialities of Alsace in eastern France which include kouglof, pain d’épices and white wine

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Alsace

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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