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Buying Property

What are your options if the French property you want to buy has a septic tank that doesn’t conform to legal requirements and regulations? Planning expert Arthur Cutler explains what you need to do and how you can still go ahead with your purchase

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Whether you’re buying a French property as a holiday home or plan a full-time move across the Channel, you can enjoy a smooth start in France with this overview of the process

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Buying guides

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

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

Is it really possible to pick up a French property for €5,000? A browse through FrancePropertyShop.com reveals some interesting possibilities

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Buying guides

Ad Feature New Champagny-en-Vanoise ski apartments

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Champagny-en-Vanoise is great for skiing and summer escapes. These new apartments in Les Alpages de Champagny are well located at the resort entrance

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Why wait until retirement to make your daydreams a reality? Erin Choa explains why she put her medical career on hold to take on a French château at the age of 31

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Running a business

Got a budget of around €100k and wondering what you could buy in France? From the north to the south, these nine properties each have their own appeal – which is the one for you?

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Buying guides

A dramatic gulf has opened up between the urban and rural property markets in France as growing numbers of people seek jobs in the cities

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Aquitaine

How different is the property buying process in France compared to the UK? From the role of the notaire to the completion procedure, here are some of the crucial differences

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Chase away the winter blues by snapping up a property in one of the most vibrant villages or technicolour towns in France

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Alsace

Splash out – but not that much! For less than €300,000 you could own one of these French properties with perfect pools

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Selling French property

Don’t panic if termites are found in a French property you are buying as there are solutions, says Julie Savill

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Life in France

Looking for more affordable ski property in the Alps far from soulless, expensive, crowded and commercial resorts? Check out these peaceful, unspoiled and authentic ski destinations

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French Alps

Ad Feature New ski apartments in Sainte-Foy

Monday, January 14, 2019

In the heart of Sainte-Foy, Les Fermes d’Eugenie has new ski apartments available to buy

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If you’ve been thinking of buying a property in France for a while, make 2019 the year you turn your dreams into reality

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Buying guides

Start the new year with some French property inspiration, from a renovation project for peanuts to a huge Gascon farmhouse.

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French property for sale

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

Whether the weather be cold or whether the weather be hot, France’s different climate zones affect the weather you’re like to weather, whether you like it or not, finds Ruth Wood

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Aquitaine

Live the high life with our pick of impressive properties for sale across France – some are budget-friendly too!

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Buying guides

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