Introducing Le Chalet Delys

Located in the heart of Les Houches close to the Bellevue cable car and also the Prarion lift as well as all the local amenities this small development of only 10 spacious apartments for outright purchase will be finished to

Buying Hotspots – SAUMUR

WHERE TO BUY IN FRANCE NOW!
The FrenchEntrée Property Services team reveal their top areas in which to begin your property search – including tips from our local partner agencies

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A ‘variable Rate’ French Mortgage, but Not as You Know It

If you’ve read our recent articles or have been carrying out your own research, you’ll know that French fixed-rate mortgages are available at very low rates. However, fixed- rate mortgages tend to charge borrowers heavily if they want to make over-payments

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Tax Liability on Rental Income in France

When thinking about buying a property in France you may well consider the possibility of letting the property when you are not using it. It could be that you already have a holiday home there which you rent out or

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French Succession Tax

New EU regulations will give you much more choice over whom British expatriates living in France can leave their assets to. You have much more freedom to choose to bequeath property, savings and investments.

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Property hotspot: Where to buy in Paris

  The project of a home in Paris, either as a permanent or holiday home, can become a little daunting precisely because of the sheer beauty, diversity and density of the city. Each quartier has its own flavour, from the

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The New UK Pension Regime and Expatriates in France

The new UK pension regime came into effect from 6th April, 2015. 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.

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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.

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New EU succession regulations raise concerns

French inheritance law is substantially different from the position in the UK. After much debate on the new EU succession regulations effective August 2015 it is still a fact that owning assets in another jurisdiction increases legal and tax complexity.

new-builds

New Builds in France Welcome to our comprehensive guide to New Builds in France. A complete online resource for information for those who are thinking about building a new house in France. An increasing number of people wishing to own

Leaseback homes

Leaseback Property in France Welcome to our comprehensive guide to Leaseback Property in France. A complete on-line resource for information for those who are thinking about buying a Leaseback Property in France. Leaseback Property in France is becoming more and

Investment property

Investment Property In France Welcome to our comprehensive guide to Investment Property in France. A complete online resource for information for those who are thinking about Buy-to-Let or Investment Property in France. More and more people are using French property

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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

Why the French Alps top the south of France

Unsure whether to buy in a place to ski or in the sun, a Wimbledon couple choose a French Alpine village which offers both. A recent French press report that the past year has seen more properties being sold in

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Wealth Tax in France – Get the Facts About ISF

  Wealth Tax in France or Impôt de Solidarité sur la Fortune is an annual tax on the sale value of your assets, based on their value on the 1st January each year. Who is affected? The taxable threshold for

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Understanding Inheritance Rules and Tax in France

If you are French tax resident, you will also be considered “domiciled” in France for inheritance purposes and your worldwide estate will be subject to French inheritance rules and taxes …

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Your UK Pension: Options and Taxation in France

Once you reach retirement age you need to carefully consider all your options for receiving pension income, and how they affect the transfer of any balance to your spouse and heirs. If you live in France or are planning to