Brexit: Impact on French Property Buyers, Owners and Expats in France


Britain's decision to leave the European Union sparked speculation and some valid concerns. This is particularly true for expats in France, and those looking to make the move. Should you be putting your plans on hold to let the dust settle?

As Britain prepares to leave the European Union, we take a look at how your home and life in France will be affected, and turn to experts in property, currency, tax, and law to help you plan ahead. It's still not certain whether Britain will leave the EU with or without a deal.

We are here to bring you expert advice from our team here at FrenchEntrée, and from our trusted partners. Whether you want to know more about healthcare, taxation, visas or more, we are on hand.

We’ll keep this page updated with the latest news, insights and guides to help you face the future with confidence.

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