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Specialist Help and Service

A currency specialist can not only get you the best exchange rates, but also help with the whole buying process, writes Mar Bonnin-Palmer If you’re looking to buy a property in France, you may have some concerns about how to

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US Dollar Update: June 2017

During most of March the euro had the upper hand. In the first three and a half weeks it strengthened by more than two and a half US cents, touching a four month high. Then, for no compelling reason, investors decided it had gone far enough. They knocked the euro back, halving its net monthly gain to a cent and a quarter, still worth having but not exactly stellar. The about-turn doubtless related to technical factors: it coincided with the level from which the euro had rebounded in June last year.

Euro Update: June 2017

It was a classic “game of two halves” for the euro against the pound. For the first half of March the euro was in the ascendency and sterling was on the retreat; during the second the roles were reversed. The net result was a quarter-cent victory for the pound but the outcome was close and could very easily have gone the other way with a different referee.

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Property Scouting in France

Unless you already have your eye on your dream home, the chances are that you’ll need to organise a viewing trip. To make the most of your time and ensure it doesn’t become an unduly stressful process, it is important

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Lost in Conversion: The Art of Freelancing Abroad

Getting the best exchange rate is vital to offset unpredictable currency fluctuations and should be British freelancers’ number one priority in France. Adam Jordan at moneycorp sheds light on the benefits of using a foreign exchange specialist Pay Cut Most

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RATE ALERT: Pound Rises on UK Election News

Well, here we are again. Once more, a political event has had a big impact on the exchange rates, particularly the pound. Why? This week, UK Prime Minister Theresa May unexpectedly called for a general election in June which she says is necessary to strengthen the upcoming Brexit negotiations.

Retiring in France

When planning your retirement in France, it is easy to get carried away thinking of afternoons spent on a leisurely game of péntanque or sipping a pastis on a sunlit square – but before you can enjoy those afternoons, it

Fixing the exchange rate, how it works

Buying a property in France can be an exciting venture. Deciding the region where you would like your French house to be located is one of the first and more challenging decisions to be made with 13 regions to choose

Avoid Euro Fluctuations

Avoid Euro Fluctuations Mar Bonnin-Palmer explains how you can avoid getting caught out by exchange rate shifts when budgeting for your mortgage repayments Buyers of French property who are looking to finance their purchase are confronted with the dilemma of

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Get your dream property in France for less

With a strong pound and property prices still low in,France it is a great time to find a bargain and buy your dream property in France for less. Av€200,000 property will now cost you £18,900 less compared with January 2014!

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Top tips for buying overseas

If you’re buying property in France then you will need to make an international money transfer to move your money from the UK to France. The traditional way of doing this is with a high street bank; however you could

Buying Rural or Urban, Don’t Forget the FX Factor

Whether you’re bound for the bustling boulevards of Paris or a sleepy provincial village planning your foreign exchange requirements can make the move much easier and leave you much better off. When the British think of living in France we

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Currency Implications of Setting up a Business in France

It’s important to find a way to fund your French dream. However, before you rush to get a job and find yourself in the same old rat race just in a different place, why not consider working for yourself and setting up a business?

Top Tips for a Business in France

I used to work a job in the city and my friends and I would regularly escape to the French alps for a ski holiday. One day we left it all behind …

French Property Raises Appeal for Brits

Don’t miss out. French property buyers are set to benefit after a recent government announcement reduced the qualifying ownership period to be eligible for an exemption from real estate capital gains tax.

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Get the Most out of Your Money Transfers

Making money transfers to and from France – the cost effective way! If you need to send money to or from France, perhaps for property or maintenance costs, the timing …

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How Does a Broker Compare to My Bank?

By using a good broker instead of your bank, you could literally save thousands of pounds on your currency exchange. Take a look at our recent comparison table pitting Moneycorp (our recommended partner) against three of the market leading banks.

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Making Regular Payments to France?

There are a variety of services to help customers manage regular international money transfers, ensuring that you always get great value for money. Payment schedules can be set up to suit you.

Free international money transfers for life

FrenchEntrée has been working in partnership with Moneycorp since 2004 to save our customers money. Given our longstanding relationship with Moneycorp, they have given FrenchEntrée an unbeatable deal on Money Transfers.

Buy Euros on a Regular Payment Plan

The Regular Payment Plan removes the worry caused by exchange rate fluctuations when making regular foreign currency payments over a period of time. This Moneycorp facility was launched last year, and has already proved extremely popular…