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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!

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Thursday, July 23, 2015
Picnic in Provence by Elizabeth Bard

Enter our competition to win a copy of Picnic in Provence by Elizabeth Bard

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Thursday, July 23, 2015
French Property News August 2015 issue 294

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

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Wednesday, June 17, 2015
France: An Illustrated Miscellany by Denis Tillinac

French Property News has three copies of France: An Illustrated Miscellany to give away

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Wednesday, June 3, 2015
FPN July issue 293

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

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Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Fat Dogs and French Estates by Beth Haslam

French Property News has two signed copies of Beth Haslam’s memoir Fat Dogs and French Estates to give away

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Currency

13:58
Blacktower financial management

Blacktower advises on some of the financial challenges that expatriates face when moving to France PROMOTIONAL FEATURE

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Tue, 10:07
Antibes, Alpes-Maritimes

Planning your currency transfers can help you to maximise your pension payments and get more from your retirement in France, says Laura Parsons

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Saturday, June 6, 2015
The cost of exchanging significant sums of currency can be frustratingly vague

Finding the best deal on currency can save you thousands but it can be a minefield, says Helen Scott. Here she shares her tips on how to navigate it successfully

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09:23
New-build apartment in the Alps from MGM French Properties

A new-build property could be a good option if you are looking for a low-maintenance French holiday home in a managed residence, we pick three of our favourite new-build properties

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Yesterday, 09:02
Living France September 2015

In the new September 2015 issue of Living France we explore rural Corrèze in Limousin, reveal the childcare options in France and take a closer look at the new European inheritance laws and how they might affect you

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Mon, 11:15
Water jousting festival in Sete © Paul Palau

Discover 10 events happening in France in August 2015, including several music festivals, a celebration of champagne and Breton culture, plus a water jousting festival

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Friday, July 24, 2015
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If you have mastered French but want to maintain your language skills then our 6 tips for advanced learners will help you to continue to improve your French

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Tax

09:00
French Country Cottages

Thinking of running a holiday let in France? Alex Romaine explains the tax implications of this type of venture and shares how you can best prepare for the current legislations

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Thursday, July 9, 2015
Rooftops in Viviers, France

Following the news of a major reversal in French social charges legislation, Kehinde Dauda explains how this might affect your investments in France

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Friday, June 26, 2015
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With tax laws constantly going through reform, Rob Kay goes back to basics and explains how your savings and investments are currently taxed in France

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Monday, May 11, 2015

Changes to the way assurance vie policies are treated can have a considerable impact on your tax bill. Use Robert Kent’s expert guide to find out how this may affect you

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Working in France

Monday, June 1, 2015
Luciole barge, run by Penny Liley

Expat Penny Liley runs barging holidays along the Burgundy canals. She shares her 8 tips for owning a barge in France and running barging holidays

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Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Auto-entrepreneur scheme © Fotolia

A popular option with new businesses, France’s auto-entrepreneur scheme has undergone a number of changes recently. We take a closer look at the scheme

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Monday, January 26, 2015
Setting up a business in France © Fotolia

Setting up a business in France might not be as hard as you think, as long as you do your research first. Our guide sets out the basic things you need to know

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