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


Editor’s property pick

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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


Five essential overseas packing tips

For most first-time expats, moving abroad can be both a challenging and life-changing transition. Amongst all the aspects to be considered, one of the most important is packing. Due to a combination of factors, it is not uncommon for packing

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French property market report

A glimpse at the mood of the property market in France based on published figures by the main estate agent networks and Notaires de France.

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British buyers snap up luxurious off-plan Chamonix apartments

Just a year after announcing plans to build the first ever five-star résidence de tourisme in the French Alpine ski resort of Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, the developer MGM reports that Britons have already snapped up a third of the new Chamonix apartments.


Carbon Footprint Calculator

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