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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, 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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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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Mobile home in France © Eurobase Mobile Homes

Dreaming about setting up home in France? Mobile homes are a popular choice for expats in France and could be the perfect option for you, here are 6 things to think about before buying a mobile home in France

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Buying guides
Thu, 15:30
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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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
Tue, 12:36
Romantic Valentine's Day meal © kieferpix/Getty Images/iStockphoto

If you’re choosing to stay in rather than dine out this Valentine’s Day then impress your other half by creating a delicious, romantic French dinner with these easy recipes

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French recipes

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

Thu, 15:30
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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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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Friday, November 27, 2015
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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