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New Build Properties in France


New build property in France

Welcome to our New Build zone covering new build, off-plan and new developments in France. Modern properties, flats and developments are becoming increasingly popular among overseas buyers as well as with the French. In this zone FrenchEntrée will help define just what new build means in France, what you get with new build property in France, how much control you have over off-plan purchases and the legal process involved. We also discuss the leaseback method of purchase and provide case studies of people who have bought in new developments in France.
If you are looking to build your own home then take a look at our articles on self-build in France. And if you're thinking about buying as an investment check out our French Property Investment Zone.

Buying a house in France

FrenchEntrée Property is packed full of information on buying your dream home in France. Take a look at articles on selecting a region of France, the purchase process, the French legal process, the costs plus hints, tips, French property terminology and FAQs. And last but not least search our database of property for sale in France or see the listings from from private vendors. In fact, there's everything you need to purchase your house in France.

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French Property Tips Newsletter Archive

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Editor's pick

Thinking about buying a new-build property in France? Here's some information about the options you have before making a purchase. more...

Buying a new build in France, a real story

©cheryl and stephen'New build' refers to property that is built by a developer, and which is then offered for sale. Other phrases such as 'off-plan' and 'new developments' mean essentially the same thing. Here is a true account about buying new build in France... more...

Buy the chalet of your dreams in the Alps

Discover a builder of ultimate luxury Alpine chalets SunnyFrenchPropertyDiscover the pure refinement and ultimate luxury of first class custom designed chalets, built in the very best tradition of Alpine architecture. The builder company is a fourth generation lineage of companion carpenters who over a century have made their footprint in building unique chalets with an unparalleled taste for perfection...

Ski property near Chamonix

New MGM development Résidence Le Tétras Lyre The rural village of Les Houches Plans for an exclusive new small development of ski apartments close to Chamonix have been unveiled by the leading developer in the French Alps, MGM. The Résidence Le Tétras Lyre, named after the Black Grouse that frequent the area, will comprise eight two- and three-bedroom apartments.more...

MGM's new lakeside homes

Meeting Britons' needs for holidays, investment or commuting to Geneva Lake AnnecyThe popularity of new residential developments around Lake Annecy in the Haute Savoie region of France has prompted the developer to draw up plans for several other new schemes close to what has been dubbed ‘the cleanest lake in Europe.’ more...

Buying a plot of land and building a home in France – your options

building a house It is becoming increasingly popular to purchase a plot of land in order to build your own property. This article guides you through your building options once you have aquired the land... more...

Why overseas buyers are choosing new build property in France

modern houseOnce upon a time foreign purchasers were only interested in buying a magnificent maison de maître or a charming château. Not any more. As Michael Streeter reports, new build, off-plan, new developments – call them what you will – are now in vogue more...

Buying new build in France – the legal process

Experts from the International Law Partnership describe the main differences between buying an off plan property in France and purchasing a resale house more...

What you get with a new build property in France

Kitchen off-planThe different options and choices that you get when buying off-plan can be bewildering. Here we take a look at what you can and cannot find expect to find when buying in a French new development. For example, if you were expecting a fitted kitchen… more...

The role of the architect in France

Tim Harris House Plans This is a brief guide to help you decide whether you should ask an architect to help you with your project, whether you are purchasing land, building, or renovating a property. more...

Expat Family Health Insurance from Cigna

With over 30 years international experience, Cigna are experts at providing healthcare for you and your family whilst living in France. Find out more.

New homes in the South of France

Sunny French Property
Sunny French Property provides an expert help in buying a new home within an original selection of residential developments, custom build new houses and leasebacks located in the South of France.

French Alps Ski Property

MGM Ski ChaletMGM Constructeur, the leading property developer in the French Alps, currently markets high quality apartments in more than 40 locations: ski resorts, alpine villages and by Lake Annecy. More info

Save a Fortune on Currency Exchange

Currency ExchangeWhether you need advice or an international money transfer quote, FrenchEntree's currency partner - Moneycorp - can help. Visit the France currency exchange zone.

Financial advice & solutions for people relocating to France

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