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The secret to bridging loan success in France

It’s a familiar story. You’ve put your UK home on the market, keen to make a fresh start in France.

French property market investments with Assetz France

Assetz, a property investment specialist, has launched a new property finding website to help UK investors and holiday homeowners access the resilient French market, where 100% loan-to-value mortgages and low interest rates are readily available to secure buyers.

France holiday lettings website gets a little 'je ne sais quoi'!

Leading French book-direct specialist, Chez Nous, has unveiled its new directory website, designed to offer new property owners even more control and flexibility when letting their French holiday home.

September - the perfect month for house hunting in France

This September looks set to be the busiest for years for the French property market as British investors make the most of attractive house prices and good mortgage deals.

Luxury hotel leasebacks in Provence

French property specialists are marketing a new 4 star luxury hotel development in Les Gordes, Luberon, the heart of Provence. Offering a range of properties to suit budgets from €205,000 up to €700,000, buyers can choose between studios, apartments and nine exclusive villas.

Peaks and troughs for rural property prices in France

Sextant French Properties’ aim is to help people find the perfect property for their needs, either for a holiday home or for a permanent move. In order to guide its customers during their search for a new home, Sextant French Properties regularly updates its French Rural Property index. Its goal is to aid potential buyers from the UK to get a better understanding of the French rural market trends and to give detailed information about each region in France.

Grab a film set property you will adore - well, Love Actually

Grab a film set property you will adore - well, Love Actually

For all those that liked the movie “Love Actually” with Colin Firth and Hugh Grant, Leggett Immobilier offer for sale the property where some of the movie was shot.

UK to Alps ski train set to boost property values

UK to Alps ski train set to boost property values

Its ease of accessibility has ensured that France remains one of the most popular second home destinations with British buyers and the announcement of a new Eurostar winter service between London and the Alps is sure to boost demand further says French property expert.

Lower prices for holiday homes in Normandy and Brittany

According to the well know French Magazine Capital, fifteen years ago France counted 2.2 million holiday homes. Nowadays, 3.3 million holiday homes are spread all over France.

Do yourself and the environment a favour with renewable energies

A photovoltaic device creates electricity from the sun’s light. France, with its long sunshine period, has started a pro-active policy on photovoltaic electricity production.

Car importation and registration in France

When moving to France, you will probably feel the need to bring your car with you, whether it is for a few weeks or for a permanent move. Since there has not been any synchronisation between European car registration systems, one should not believe that is fine to drive around France with a British car and a British registration plate.

Retiring in France? Check your health insurance options

Moving to France is an exciting adventure. You just found the right property to retire and are ready to cross the Manche to live in France. Everything has been fixed but one thing needs to be clarified: your health insurance.

How to open a bank account in France - a few tips

Keeping your account in the UK while living in France is a possible but rather expensive solution, as banks very often charge for withdrawals and financial operations in a foreign country.

Rare country Mas with direct access to the Tarn river

Rare country Mas with direct access to the Tarn river

Located in the Tarn between Gaillac and Albi on the banks of the river Tarn have on offer this 5 bedroom Mas offering around 235 sqm of living space.

Eco-friendly leaseback development in La Camargue, France

Eco-friendly leaseback development in La Camargue, France

Think South of France and St Tropez, Cannes, Nice and Monaco will probably spring to mind but this summer all eyes are looking west of these traditional tourism destinations, to La Camargue - Western Europe's largest river delta, just 1 hour from Marseille.