Buying guides

TorFX, 2019’s International Currency Provider of the Year, explores three big mistakes people make when they move to France, and how to avoid them.

If you lust over French villages in the pages of a novel, what about the chance to live in one yourself?

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

The 2020 edition of ‘Le village préféré des Français’ has been held, and the people have spoken. Here are four of the most beloved towns in France, and some lovely properties near them.

For Mediterranean sun without the Provence pricetag, take a look at these gorgeous and inexpensive properties

These days multigenerational living makes sense for a lot of families - maybe it could work for you?

As the confinement is relaxed and house buying resumes, which types of properties are most sought after?

Test your knowledge on some key property terminology

For many buyers, amazing views are high on the wishlist. So why not go all the way and purchase a home with panoramic mountain views?

With lockdown restrictions having been eased in France, here’s how things are currently looking for buyers and sellers.

These gorgeous French houses all have one thing in common: the prices have all been recently dropped!

Dreaming of a good life keeping a few chickens, pigs, sheep or goats? Here are the basics of setting up a smallholding in France.

We all know that France is full of bargain properties - here are seven ready-to-move-into homes for €100,000

These houses are all gorgeous, but what really sets them apart is the dreamy pools. Let’s dive in...

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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

Five festive French homes

Friday, December 20, 2019

These cosy properties on the market would be the perfect place to spend Christmas

Are buyers being put off by Brexit? How can you make your French home successful as a holiday rental? Is it possible to buy near Paris on a budget? The answers are all in the January issue of French Property News, out now!

If you want to buy a home in or near a French village with the ‘Plus Beaux Villages de France’ label there’s a new one to add to the list

You’ve seen farmhouses, townhouses, cottages and castles, now take a look at these stunning French towers on the market

When selling a French property, it can be confusing to know what to consider when choosing an estate agent. Here’s some expert advice.

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