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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 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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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You want to buy a property in France but you’re bombarded with advice, some of it conflicting, some of it frankly out of date.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… The first question is, do you use an agency or […]

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Try before you buy in France

Written by on February 8, 2016 in Buying a Home, Property in France
Try before you buy in France

France is about three and a half times the size of the UK with roughly the same population. With a hugely diverse landscape from the Mediterranean sunshine of the south to the lush green lands of the north, there’s an enormous choice for buyers. And it’s not just the regions to consider in terms of […]

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The Truth About Buying a Gite in France

Written by on January 25, 2016 in Buying a Home, Gîtes in France
The Truth About Buying a Gite in France

It’s the dream of many to own a house in France and run a gite. Perhaps you want to supplement your income, are fundamentally entrepreneurial at heart or just see it as a way of owning your own little piece of the wonderful patchwork that makes up this beautifully diverse country. Here’s what they don’t […]

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South of France Property comment

Written by on December 27, 2015 in Buying a Home, Property in France
South of France Property comment

The recent addition of direct Eurostar trains from London to the south of France has opened up properties for Brits who might not want to fly but where driving makes the journey too onerous. Property prices in the region since the start of the credit crunch have been held at rather unrealistic highs – however […]

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British interest in French property rocketing…

Written by on August 9, 2015 in Buying a Home, Property in France
British interest in French property rocketing…

British buyers are snapping up French property bargains following the May election, in what is described as “once in a decade” conditions. Trevor Leggett, Chairman of Leggett Immobilier commented on the recent surge in demand for French property: “It was a timely photo opportunity between David Cameron and  Francois Hollande in Paris in early summer. […]

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How to find your dream home in France

Written by on June 29, 2015 in Buying a Home, Property in France
How to find your dream home in France

Not sure how to get your property search off the ground? Let us takes you through the nitty-gritties of French house-hunting and en route to finding your dream home in France! 1. Location, location, location You’ve heard it before and you’ll hear it again, location is critical when you start your house hunting expedition. Work […]

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