Renovation & new-build

Even if you’re not planning a full renovation, owning a French property will sooner or later mean needing to use tradespeople, from builders to electricians, and plumbers to roofers

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Renovation

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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Maintenance

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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Renovation

If you want to build a new structure on your French property you will need planning permission, Arthur Cutler explains

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Renovation

If you ask the right questions and apply for the correct documents, there is nothing stopping you from completing your dream renovation project in France, says Andrew Allen

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Renovation

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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Renovation

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

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