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As the snow melts on the ski slopes a record numbers of bikes are being kept in the storage areas ready for summer in many of the new French Alpine residential developments.
Increasing numbers of people are choosing to live the dream without waiting for retirement, enjoying a more relaxed quality of life in France, while continuing to work in the UK.
Highlights of recent property news headlines in the French Media. We comb through the news so you don’t have to.
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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An interview with Nadia Jordan, the Midi-Pyrénées property finder for The French Property Finders, France’s network of licensed search agents who work exclusively for the buyer.
Your dream of buying a property in France could come true. The new UK pension reform rules are set to revolutionise the way we take income retirement.
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…
If you want to live in the beautiful Dordogne and enjoy the charm of its typical traditional architecture without giving up on convenience and comfort, an optimal alternative is to have your own house built exactly to your specifications.
Video update: An expert weighs in on what action should be taken by owners of French property in view of the inheritance law changes in France on the application of the 2015 EU rules.
Our glossary provides definitions of the popular energy and environment words and phrases related to eco homes projects in France.
An interview with Rebecca Russell, the Côte d’Azur property finder for The French Property Finders, France’s network of licensed search agents who work exclusively for the buyer.
How about some inspiration for your French property search? There’s something for every lifestyle and budget …
The new UK pension regime is just around the corner, coming into effect from 6th April. This is a major change for retirees, with the restrictions on how much income and lump sum you can take being removed for defined contribution schemes.
Britons who have bought off-plan a ski property taking shape in the French Alpine resort of Tignes can make daily on-line checks on building progress thanks to a ‘spy-in-the-sky’.
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).
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.
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.
In the second part of his look at the property scene in southwest France, Justin Postlethwaite is in Cazals near Cahors with FrenchEntrée Estate Agent PartnerAlice Loftie. I’m on a fact-finding mission to the Lot region and keen to…
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…