How business owners in France are adapting to a new way of life...and seven other things we learnt in the September issue of French Property News

PUBLISHED: 13:18 12 August 2020

The September issue of French Property News is out now!

The September issue of French Property News is out now!

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Where are the greenest French cities? How do you decide how much isolation you really want? What are your legal obligations as a French business owner? The answers are all in the September issue of French Property News, out now!

1. French countryside properties are more in demand than ever, and privacy is high on the list of priorities for many buyers. An estate agent takes a closer look, on page 26.

2. After a serious accident, the owner of a busy ski business went for a slower pace of life and purchased a beautiful home in the Luberon, she tells our editor on page 30.

3. Can you buy in a French city and still answer the ‘appel du vert’? Head to page 34 to find out which French cities have the best balance or urban and rural living.

Bourges is among the greenest cities in France (c)tania_wild/Getty Images/iStockphotoBourges is among the greenest cities in France (c)tania_wild/Getty Images/iStockphoto

4. If you’re looking for sea views away from the Côte d’Azur, Sète in Hérault offers excellent coastal living. Explore the lovely town on page 42.

5. After 20 years selling French property, Peter Elias has plenty of stories to tell, and advice for would-be buyers. He tells all on page 48.

6. A hotelier and industry consultant gives an inside view into how small accommodation providers in France have been coping and adapting during the recent global turmoil, on page 54.

7. A dream turned to reality for a couple who purchased a historic apartment in Côte-d’Or. Read about how they fell in love with the department on page 62.

8. If you run a business in France, what are your legal obligations for health insurance and employee

benefits? Our expert explains on page 72.

If you want to read and learn more about buying property in France you can buy the September issue of French Property News here

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On the cover: A four-bedroom maison de maître near Bergerac on the market with Allez-Francais

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