Buying Property

Many people are currently confused about what to do and what can be done if they are currently in the process of buying or selling a house in France. Here’s the information so far.

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Buying guides

You don’t have to travel far at all from the Channel ferry ports to find your dream French property. These lovely homes are within an hour’s drive of Calais, Dieppe, Le Havre, Caen, Cherbourg, St-Malo or Roscoff.

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Nord-Pas-de-Calais

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

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

We may have left the EU but Emmanuel Macron has been rolling out the welcome mat for Brits keen to stay in or move to France

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Expats in France

Window-shopping, hunting for inspiration, procrastination, whatever you want to call it - who doesn’t enjoy looking at beautiful houses? Here’s a selection of some of our favourites on the market.

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Buying guides

We all know that Paris prices are extortionate, but how much are people really willing to pay?

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Buying guides

Did you know you can cross France by train for as little as €10? Whether you’re going on holiday or living there, here’s our guide to getting to, from and around France without a car

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French Alps

Dordogne’s neighbour Lot-et-Garonne is a fantastic place to buy a French home, says Julie Savill as she reveals her top six places

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Aquitaine

Retired but not tired? Retiring but not shy? A move to France could be a great chance to get fit, learn new skills and take time to care for yourself and others, says Ruth Wood

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Expats in France

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

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

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The day has come, and many of you no doubt have questions about buying French property and moving to France. Here are the key things you need to know.

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Buying guides

A colossal two-year study of almost 35,000 towns, cities and villages has crowned these six communities as the best places to live in France

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Aquitaine

If you’re planning to pull the trigger and buy a French property this year, here are some great locations and some top tips for saving money

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Buying guides

Here’s why Department 16 should be on your list of potential property locations

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Buying guides

It’s a tough time for Brits to find their dream home in France, but probably not for the reason you think, says Ruth Wood

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Languedoc-Roussillon

Everyone knows that France is home to amazing bargain properties, but these price comparisons will really put it into perspective.

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Brexodus is in full swing, as a recent study shows the number of Britons moving to the EU is at a 10-year high

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Check out these six lovely houses on the market in France that have recently been reduced in price

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French property for sale

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

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