Buying Property

Tue, 09:26

Whether you’re on a tight budget or have some wiggle room, it’s wise to play the currency market and make your money go as far as it can, says Dan Waterman

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Buying guides
Thursday, March 12, 2020

France has beautiful villages and remarkable gardens in abundance, but which beautiful French villages also have remarkable gardens? Ruth Wood presents a magnificent seven

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Aquitaine

Tax

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

What are the rules on how long you can stay at your French holiday home without being a resident? Jason Porter has some answers

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

If done right, gifting your home in France to the next generation can save them from a big tax bill as Matthew Cameron explains

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Expats in France

Law

Tue, 09:29

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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Thursday, February 13, 2020

In the first of a two-part series, Dan Harris, Head of Stone King solicitor’s International & Cross-Border department, who is a French specialist, reviews some of the key French tax and French succession conflicts of law

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Currency

Tue, 09:26

Whether you’re on a tight budget or have some wiggle room, it’s wise to play the currency market and make your money go as far as it can, says Dan Waterman

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Buying guides
Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Here’s how a currency broker can bring your dream home within reach

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Mortgages

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Mortgages don’t tend to be considered a money-saving trick, but the differences between French and UK mortgages mean that taking out one in France, even if you can afford your property in cash, could work to your benefit, says Fiona Watts

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Buying guides
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Even if you can buy a French property outright, it might be worth using a mortgage, but how hard is it to secure French finance? Fiona Watts has the answers

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Renovation and New Builds

Friday, December 27, 2019

If you buy a property in the centre of an historic French town or village you may need special permission to alter windows, doors or other elements of the façade, says architect Andrew Allen

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Renovating in France
Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Thinking about buying a property to renovate in France? Here are five great options currently on the market.

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Buying guides

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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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

If you have extra space in your home in France and would like to create some additional income, here’s how to get started.

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Renting in France

Selling Property

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

If you’ve decided to sell your French property privately then a Private Sellers Package can help you to reach thousands of potential buyers looking for a home in France

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Discover how you can live on the French waterways and run a successful boat brokerage in Burgundy.

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