Rural France offers Brits a real chance at the good life, but before you buy a home in splendid isolation make sure you’ve thought things through

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

When selling a French property, you may need to appoint a tax representative to calculate your Capital Gains Tax. Find out more from French Tax Online

From modest to magnificent, take a look at these charming half-timbered properties for sale around France

So you’ve had an offer accepted on a French house and then suddenly the mairie expresses an interest in buying the same property at the same price. What happens now?

Now that the UK has left the EU, some things have changed regarding buying property in France or moving there. To find out how it might affect you, register now for our free French property webinar on Wednesday 5th May.

Buying or selling a property in France this year? From contracts to covid, Charlotte Macdonald and Bryony Anning of Stone King LLP’s International and Cross-Border team discuss everything you need to know in 2021

Avoid the pitfalls of buying a property in France by following these simple rules

If you’re dreaming of a property just across the Channel in France, here are 12 seaside resorts and rural market towns you really need to know about

Check out these 10 great-value French properties all for sale at €150,000

Within five hours’ drive of Calais, these lovely homes in France are easy to reach and on the market for less than €300,000

Is it true that the condition of a French property on selling has to be exactly the same as when it was viewed?

Who can resist a French property with pretty shutters? Whether you prefer pale pastels or bold and bright, there’s a house for you

Does the so-called Stanley Johnson loophole really give French property owners carte blanche to go abroad despite coronavirus restrictions?

If you dream of buying a French chateau, make sure you understand what you’re taking on before you get the key to the castle

Frustrated that you can no longer stay at your French holiday home as long as you’d like following Brexit? Here’s our guide to French long-stay tourist visas

The Brittany department in the westernmost corner of France boasts miles of coastline, numerous ports, and a great many crêperies

Love French châteaux but can’t afford to buy or maintain one? Why not buy a more manageable property close to a château instead – and enjoy the views instead of the costs! Check out our pick of 14 gorgeous homes for sale

Whether you have less than €100,000 to spend or more than €700,000, you’re sure to love these beautiful properties on the market in Mayenne, Vendée and Sarthe

Does your dream life in France include relaxing with a round of golf? France has some amazing golf courses

Forget chateaux, a manor house is the kind of French property you should be looking for if you want elegance and grandeur combined with affordability

Put your knowledge of French houses to the test with our quiz

Call my agent!

Thursday, February 25, 2021

7 ways to build a successful relationship with your French property agent- take inspiration from the hit French Netflix series ‘Call my agent!’ to get the red carpet treatment from your estate agent

Matthew Cameron explains how capital gains tax has changed for sellers of second homes in France

Want to move furniture, household appliances, DIY materials or tools to France? Here are the new post-Brexit rules on French customs duty and tax

Equally beautiful, it’s hard to choose between Dordogne and Corrèze when buying a French holiday home or moving to France. Luckily, neither one is a bad choice!

If you are planning to carry out building work in France, you need to stay on the right side of the law

We’re head over heels with these gorgeous homes for sale in France that are all on the market for less than €200,000

Whether you are looking for a working farm, a renovation project, equestrian property or converted character home, these French farmhouses have a lot to offer

Why the heritage, attractions and cuisine of this ancient Hérault city make it a great place to base your property search

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