Property in France

Property review on the west coast of France

Written by on November 3, 2018 in Property in France
Property review on the west coast of France

France’s Atlantic coastline offers something for everyone, from Brittany’s wild and rugged Finistère to the chic beach towns around La Rochelle, to surfing meccas around Biarritz. Liz Rowlinson asks the experts at Leggett Immobillier to pick five tempting places for you to consider… Starting in the north, where Brittany juts far out into the Atlantic, […]

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Top Tips for running a successful B&B in France

Written by on November 1, 2018 in Gîtes in France
Top Tips for running a successful B&B in France

Peter Friend, joint owner of the award winning B&B La Villa Mazamet in the Tarn shares his top tips. The villa has been named France’s top luxurious B&B for several years and, says Peter, there are lots of things you can do to make your own B&B have a better chance of success… Location Location […]

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4 different ways to start a new life in France ahead of Brexit

Written by on October 30, 2018 in Buying a Home, Property in France
4 different ways to start a new life in France ahead of Brexit

If you could start a new life in France, where would you go and what would you do? Out of the 4 million Brits currently living abroad, around 150,000 live in France. While the majority are over 55, according to an HSBC report, France is rated third in the world for families, partly because school […]

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3 brilliant bargain properties in France all under 100,000 euros

Written by on September 25, 2018 in Property for sale
3 brilliant bargain properties in France all under 100,000 euros

Bijou and beautiful in Brittany This pretty little stone house is situated in Morbihan, Brittany. This is a popular investment area and a thriving tourist destination with its warm climate and sandy beaches. The terraced cottage hides a secret – there’s a secluded fairy tale turret. Yes, it needs renovating but there is water and […]

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One of the best estate agents in France | My French House

One of the best estate agents in France | My French House

My French House estate agents in France have been helping people to find their ideal home in France since 2014. The company was founded by Patrick Joseph who wanted to create the sort of agency that he himself would want to deal with. Passionate about French property, culture and lifestyle, having spent half his life […]

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Buying vineyard properties in France

Written by on August 6, 2018 in Buying a Home, Property in France
Buying vineyard properties in France

It’s not all about the house, when you’re looking for a vineyard property, the vines take centre stage… Vineyard properties in France Many of us have a romantic notion of owning some vines so we can produce our own wine to bottle and share with friends and family. It’s a trend that has grown internationally […]

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Buying Equestrian properties in France

Written by on August 6, 2018 in Buying a Home, Property in France
Buying Equestrian properties in France

  Keeping horses in France is a popular past time. A hectare of land is enough for one horse, with good management, two horses, so the opportunities for home, land and potential stables, often converting existing outbuildings, are plentiful. Looking for properties suitable for keeping horses in France The cost of agricultural land averages around […]

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Buying Farm properties in France

Written by on August 5, 2018 in Buying a Home, Property in France
Buying Farm properties in France

With land prices currently very attractive in France, a steady flow of UK farmers are heading to France to expand their holdings. Whilst northern France is best for cereal growing, Brittany is prime for pigs. Poitou-Charentes offers huge tracts of maize and sunflowers, whereas the Limousin is famous for its attractive rolling cattle and sheep […]

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Living the good life in France | Get the basics right

Living the good life in France | Get the basics right

Joanna Leggett, director of marketing and public relations at Leggett Immobillier explains the best ways to integrate into French life, beginning with the importance of learning the language and adapting to the culture. Every now and again, as I travel through France, I have to stop and pinch myself. I am actually living my dream!  […]

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The effects of Brexit on the French property market

Written by on July 9, 2018 in Buying a Home, Property in France
The effects of Brexit on the French property market

In a referendum on 23rd June 2016 the UK electorate voted to leave the European Union and the world looked on to see what the political and economic impact would be. Though still in the “negotiation” phase, officially the UK will leave the EU on 29th March 2019. However,  a transition period has been put in […]

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