Property in France

Expert property guide to Morbihan Brittany

Written by on November 13, 2020 in Property in France
Expert property guide to Morbihan Brittany

The department of Morbihan is in southern Brittany. It’s a land of contrasts, beaches, islands and captivating countryside. Home to Broceliande, a forest that’s said to be where the wizard Merlin once lived. Full of beautiful villages and historic towns like Quiberon and Vannes and going back further in time, Carnac with one of the […]

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How to live the good life in France | property purchase finance and taxes

Written by on November 2, 2020 in Property in France
How to live the good life in France | property purchase finance and taxes

If you’re going to need a mortgage to buy a property in France it’s a good idea to sort something that out in advance. There are several ways to organise a mortgage – either at home or in France. Re-mortgaging to buy a French home If you already have a mortgage or equity in a […]

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Expert Property guide to Creuse

Written by on October 20, 2020 in Property in France
Expert Property guide to Creuse

The department of Creuse, Limousin, is in the centre of France. It owes its name to the river Creuse which crosses the area. The western and also the flattest part of the region was an important source of inspiration for impressionist painters such as Monet. Creuse is famous for its 600 year old tradition of […]

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How to live the Good Life in France | Buying a French property

Written by on October 20, 2020 in Buying a Home
How to live the Good Life in France | Buying a French property

You’ve found your dream home in France (see part 1 of how to live the good life in France: the search)! You’re over the moon and raring to go. But first – you have to buy that property. There are several stages to go through and this being France it involves copious amounts of paperwork. […]

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Expert property guide to Uzerche and around, Correze, Limousin

Written by on September 21, 2020 in Property in France
Expert property guide to Uzerche and around, Correze, Limousin

Uzerche is a pretty, fortified town in the commune in the Corrèze department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. Its origins date back to pre-Roman times. Today the town is vibrant and architecturally glorious. With its many towers, vaulted passageways and old houses adorned with carved door and a magnificent octagonal bell tower, typical of the Limousin […]

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Moving to France during the Covid crisis – Is it possible?

Written by on September 18, 2020 in Living in France, Property in France
Moving to France during the Covid crisis – Is it possible?

We have been receiving a lot of requests from readers since the start of the COVID pandemic, all asking the same question: “Is it possible to pack and move  my personal effects and possessions from  the UK to my new home in France during the Covid crisis?”. Well the simple answer is yes. We thought […]

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Expert Property guide to Montmorillon and around, the Vienne

Written by on September 2, 2020 in Property in France
Expert Property guide to Montmorillon and around, the Vienne

Montmorillon is in the department of the Vienne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine (formerly Poitou-Charentes) in south west France. The town is situated on the Gartempe river at the geographical crossroads of  Indre, Haute-Vienne and the Vienne. Around 50 miles from the city of Poitiers and 30 miles from Limoges, both of which have airports with flights to the […]

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Where to live the good life in France

Written by on August 29, 2020 in Property for sale, Property in France
Where to live the good life in France

When it comes to living in France, there’s lots to tempt you. Wandering through a picture-perfect medieval village, sitting at a café with a coffee and croissant watching the world go by, an early morning stroll on a sandy beach, or watching the sun set over a craggy mountain. Sunshine, great food and wine, a […]

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Expert Property Guide to Haute-Garonne

Written by on August 17, 2020 in Property in France
Expert Property Guide to Haute-Garonne

The department of Haute-Garonne is in the Occitanie (formerly Midi-Pyrenées) region of south-west France. Named after the Garonne River, its prefecture and main city is Toulouse, the fourth largest in France. Haute-Garonne borders Spain. It’s a land of grandiose landscapes, vineyards and valleys. There are mountains, rivers and forests and wonderful hiking and cycling trails […]

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Expert Property Guide to Niort and surrounding area

Written by on July 28, 2020 in Property in France
Expert Property Guide to Niort and surrounding area

Niort is the capital city of Deux Sèvres in the department of Poitou-Charentes, now renamed Nouvelle Aquitaine, south west France. This small city is home to a maze of twisting narrow streets lined with elegant Renaissance town houses. Remains of a 12th century fortress are now the municipal museum, and weekly markets bring visitors for […]

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