About the author:

Madeline has been in France for over 35 years, of which 24 were spent as an executive at Disneyland Paris. Moving down to the Lot & Garonne in 2016 she has started up a company with four associates which deals with real estate, financial advice, relocation services and property management providing fully registered services as packages or à la carte options.

Articles by Madeline Aveson

A Place in the Sunny Southwest

Ask the Experts: A Place in the Sunny Southwest of France

From Aquitaine’s top buying hotspots to house-hunting dos and don’ts, Madeline Aveson-Gruber reveals how to find the perfect home in France’s sunny southwest corner Q. What do you have to offer that run-of-the-mill estate agents or private sales sites don’t?

Sweet home sign

Why use a house-hunter?

Do you dream about moving to France but you just don’t know where to start? Setting aside time to look for properties is difficult especially if you are moving to a different country and you need to optimise your visits