Buying Property

Friday, April 9, 2021

If you’re dreaming of a property just across the Channel in France, here are 12 seaside resorts and rural market towns you really need to know about

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Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Friday, April 9, 2021

Check out these 10 great-value French properties all for sale at €150,000

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Buying guides

Tax

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Matthew Cameron explains how capital gains tax has changed for sellers of second homes in France

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French Tax
Thursday, February 25, 2021

Want to move furniture, household appliances, DIY materials or tools to France? Here are the new post-Brexit rules on French customs duty and tax

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French Tax

Law

Sunday, March 21, 2021

Frustrated that you can no longer stay at your French holiday home as long as you’d like following Brexit? Here’s our guide to French long-stay tourist visas

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Thursday, February 25, 2021

Matthew Cameron explains how capital gains tax has changed for sellers of second homes in France

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French Tax

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

Friday, March 12, 2021

If you think that getting a mortgage in France is the same as in the UK, you could be in for both a pleasant surprise and a bitter disappointment, says Fiona Watts

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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

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

If you are planning to carry out building work in France, you need to stay on the right side of the law

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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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Renting in France

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Why not try before you buy – it can give you the chance to fully explore an area of France and make sure it suits you, plus you’ll be on the ground if you’re looking for a French property to buy

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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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