Property in France

Gorgeous House To Rent In Provence

Written by on July 27, 2016 in Provence-Alpes, Renting a House in France
Gorgeous House To Rent In Provence

Going to Provence is a dream come true for so many. The scents and sounds, the scenery and the markets, the pretty little hill-top towns and the lavender fields. Sunflowers and chilled rosé wine on a terraced café at dusk. There’s so much to fall in love with. Where you stay in Provence can make your […]

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French Château living … is it for you?

Written by on July 23, 2016 in Property for sale, Property in France
French Château living … is it for you?

Can you imagine yourself living in a picture-postcard 212 year-old château in the Haute Garonne region of France with views of the Pyrenees? After spending four glorious weeks ensconced in this luxurious complex, these writers are convinced château life is not for everyone.  Why?  You may never want to leave! Gorgeous French Chateau for sale […]

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Buying a property in France After Brexit

Written by on July 8, 2016 in Buying a Home, Property for sale
Buying a property in France After Brexit

Post Brexit, we ask the property experts at Leggett Immobilier how Brexit could affect your French property purchase. What does Brexit mean for Brits with holiday homes or who live or want to live in France Though, at this stage (summer 2016) nobody really knows how exactly Brexit will impact property purchases in France for […]

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Property Finder Service in the Var and French Riviera

Property Finder Service in the Var and French Riviera

Many wannabe expats are worried about the stress usually associated with finding and buying a property in France. Having to talk French and deal with complicated paperwork and bureaucracy can cause extra hassle but a new service launched now means that finding your south of France dream home just got easier… Expat Brit Alistair Phillips […]

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How to keep your Fosse Septique Sweet

How to keep your Fosse Septique Sweet

Ah France… the sweet scent of croissants, fine wine, delicious cakes and soft baguettes. A place to enjoy the sun and dine al fresco or laze outdoors drinking in the fresh air… unless you have a fosse septique that lets you down. A foul fosse problem is a common occurrence for home and gite owners […]

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How to find a good deal when buying property in France

Written by on May 31, 2016 in Buying a Home, Property in France
How to find a good deal when buying property in France

If you are buying property in France, you will want to know which locations are the most sought after and where you should buy to get the best investment possible. All these questions and more are answered by Home Hunts’ new, free property report INSIDE FRANCE. The FNAIM (national association of French estate agents) reported […]

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Guide to French Property Diagnostics Report

Written by on May 18, 2016 in Buying a Home, Property for sale
Guide to French Property Diagnostics Report

  When it comes to the property market in France, as you’d expect, there’s paperwork and form filling and reports to be prepared. The vendor of a property in France must provide a full set of property “diagnostics” as part of the terms of sale. Even to market a property, the vendor will have to […]

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How to fill unsold summer weeks at your holiday let

Written by on May 4, 2016 in Gîtes in France, Property in France
How to fill unsold summer weeks at your holiday let

Do you run a holiday let or gites in France and still have weeks to fill for this summer? Now is the perfect time to be pro-active in chasing those bookings with some simple marketing strategies. At French Connections we specialise in France, with 20 years of success online as a holiday property listing site, so here’s […]

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Beginner’s Guide to Buying Property in France

Written by on April 22, 2016 in Buying a Home, Property in France
Beginner’s Guide to Buying Property in France

You want to buy a property in France but you’re bombarded with advice, some of it conflicting, some of it frankly out of date. So we’ve put together an beginner’s guide to the property market in France and here we look at buying a property… In the last edition of The Good Life France we […]

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Renovating Property In France Money-Saving Tips

Written by on April 5, 2016 in Renovating in France, Tax
Renovating Property In France Money-Saving Tips

Renovating property in France is what expats do! We love to upgrade, restore and make old buildings worthy again from barns to chateaux – but did you know that certain home improvements can result in significant income tax gains? Jo-Ann Howell takes a look at just what tax relief and benefits are available to home […]

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