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Top tips to help you with your move to France

Written by on February 2, 2019 in Buying a Home
Top tips to help you with your move to France

Dick and Angel Strawbridge of Escape to the Chateau fame share their top tips for those dreaming of buying a chateau and moving to France. But these do’s and don’t’s are good for anyone making the move to the good life in France… Key things to consider when you move to France Location is key: […]

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5 Top tips for Chateau hunters in France

Written by on January 30, 2019 in Buying a Home
5 Top tips for Chateau hunters in France

Lots of us dream of owning our own chateau in France. Some of us take a massive leap of faith to make those dreams come true. It isn’t always easy, especially if you buy a listed property which comes with restrictions, requirements and remits galore. But owning, renovating, bringing a chateau back to life – […]

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Guide to buying property on the Cote d’Azur

Written by on January 14, 2019 in Buying a Home
Guide to buying property on the Cote d’Azur

The French Riviera, AKA Cote d’Azur, has been the summer playground of choice for the rich and famous for over a century now. It has the best climate in France and some of the most stunning coastal scenery. So, it’s not suprise that this area has attracted artists and writers such as F Scott Fitzgerald […]

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5 things to consider when you’re buying a property in France

Written by on January 4, 2019 in Buying a Home
5 things to consider when you’re buying a property in France

When it comes to looking for your ideal home in France there are a few things that are key to getting it right. It’s astonishing how many of us buy a French home on a whim (me included). It’s something we generally wouldn’t dream of doing normally. Somehow, we see a picture online and we’re […]

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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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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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