Mortgages

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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French mortgage rates have been famously low in recent years. But in which regions is this most true?

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Buying guides

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

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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