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It is well known for its sunny microclimate and golden sandy beaches, but there are several other reasons to buy a home in this part of western France, says Julie Savill

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Poitou-Charentes
Monday, March 11, 2019

Inland Brittany has beautiful rivers, lakes, forests, mini mountains and megaliths – not to mention some of the cheapest property prices in France

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Brittany

Tax

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

With income tax soon to be deducted at source in France, how might this affect you?

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Working in France
Friday, August 24, 2018

Find out how the new flat tax of 30% on income from financial investments works in France

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Law

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Before buying a French property, check the neighbours haven’t made a formal complaint about an extension or new building on the boundary – or it could become your problem

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Life in France
Wednesday, February 6, 2019

With Britons living in France being advised to apply for a carte de séjour before Brexit, here’s what you need to know about how and where to apply for a residency permit

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Currency

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Moving abroad to France? Currencies Direct can help you make the most of your money when transferring currency

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Why your trusty high-street bank might not be the place when it comes to getting the best currency deal

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Buying guides

Mortgages

Monday, February 25, 2019

With low French mortgage rates (from 1.35% fixed for 15 years), high loan-to-value (up to 85%) and interest-only products, buying with a mortgage makes sense for many reasons. And with the impressive rental yields that can be made in popular tourist resorts, your French property could be paying you back quicker than you think!

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Buying guides
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Where have mortgage applicants been buying property in France in 2018? We take a look at the top three hotspots

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Buying guides

Renovation and New Builds

Monday, February 25, 2019

France is known and envied for its sense of style and the country has certainly produced an immense amount of interior design talent, each with their unique approach. Find out a bit more about some of France’s most successful interior designers who might inspire a new look for your home.

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France
Friday, February 8, 2019

If your budget won’t stretch to a large home in France, there are ways to create more space, especially in old country properties

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Renovating in France

Renting in France

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Worried she was priced out of the French capital, Gabriella Castelmore discovered a surprisingly effective way to own a home there

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Buying guides
Tuesday, December 18, 2018

With the rise of short breaks and holiday letting platforms such as Airbnb, letting your French property out for short holidays has never been easier

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Selling Property

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Don’t get caught out – it’s as important to understand your legal obligations when selling a property in France as it is when buying one

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Buying guides
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Ruth Wood looks at the French property hotspots where British buyers search for their dream home

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