Tips and advice on buying, selling, letting or renovating a property in France

6 essential articles for property buyers

Latest articles about Property in France

Completed extension and covered terrace awaiting landscaping

Brittany home renovations

For many who decide to purchase a property in France their preference is to find an older property that needs work either to renovate and/or extend it. Planning laws and regulations in France can seem daunting, and this is where

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International Kitchen Suppliers in France

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US Dollar / Euro Update: March 2015

March was another iffy month for the euro but at least it had sterling for company. The pair were unchanged against one another and both lost -3.5% of their US dollar value. For the euro that meant a four-cent drop


Editor’s property pick

How about some inspiration for your French property search? There’s something for every lifestyle and budget …

Avis d'impôt sur le revenu

French income tax requirements

For French residents, French income tax will apply to worldwide income. The tax year follows the calendar year, and the deadline to declare in 2015 is May 20 (more time is allowed for online declarations).


Log cabins, chalets and eco-friendly property in France

Our growing awareness of the impact we have on our environment has led to a growing interest in eco-buildings as full-time residences. Wood is a sustainable resource and careful husbandry will allow these products to be available long after the plastic, fossil fuel created windows and doors become uneconomical.

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Planning your property inspection trip to France – Top Tips

Once you’ve narrowed down your search area, you can book appointments to view the properties you have selected either through your property finder or with the French estate agents directly. Before you set out on your property inspection trip, here are some top tips to make the most of the time and funds at your disposal.


Buying property in France: Life in the Lot

Escaping the sun’s glare on the village square in Cazals, northeast of Cahors, I’m sipping a post-lunch coffee with Alice Loftie who, alongside husband Charles, is a FrenchEntrée Estate Agent Partner in this sleepy Lot village. On the walls, there are sun-kissed