Buying Property

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Did you know you can save on agency fees by buying or selling direct? Ranging from just €75,000 to €766,000, these 9 French properties are all for sale by private sellers

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Buying guides
Saturday, January 9, 2021

Home of Armagnac, Musketeers and some beautiful French châteaux, Gers is a wonderful place to buy a property

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Midi-Pyrenees

Tax

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Many people who move to France keep their UK home to rent out or sell it and buy smaller properties to rent out, but what are the implications for capital gains tax? Matthew Cameron explains

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Wednesday, August 19, 2020

For UK residents stuck in France due to the lockdown, and vice versa, will tax status be affected?

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Law

Friday, December 18, 2020

Where there’s a French will, there’s a way to enjoy your property without creating an inheritance headache for your heirs, says Sue Busby

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Tuesday, December 8, 2020

In the second of this two-part series, Dan Harris, Head of Stone King solicitor’s International & Cross-Border department, who is also a French specialist, completes his review of some of the key French tax and French succession conflicts of law.

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Currency

Friday, December 4, 2020

As Brexit transition comes to an end, what’s next for the pound-to-euro exchange rate and how can you protect the money you’ve put aside to buy a house in France? Laura Parsons has answers

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Saturday, November 28, 2020

Small French businesses wich have suffered under lockdown are eligible for the aid

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Working in France

Mortgages

Monday, August 3, 2020

French mortgage rates have been famously low in recent years. But in which regions is this most true?

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Buying guides

Renovation and New Builds

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Dreaming of turning a neglected old French property into your perfect home? Here are the average costs to help you plan

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Monday, September 7, 2020

If you want to build a new structure on your French property you will need planning permission, Arthur Cutler explains

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Renting in France

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

One of Britain’s biggest cross-Channel travel companies is offering holiday home owners in France the chance to make extra income with a choice of rental models.

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Selling Property

Monday, November 9, 2020

From cosy cottages and chic apartments to renovated farmhouses and elegant manors, the department of Charente in south-west France has fabulous properties on the market at reasonable prices

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Poitou-Charentes
Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Many people who move to France keep their UK home to rent out or sell it and buy smaller properties to rent out, but what are the implications for capital gains tax? Matthew Cameron explains

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