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Your essential guide to buying
property in France
Buying a Property in France

The British have been buying homes in France for generations. What draws us? The lifestyle, the food, the wine, the chateaux of the Loire, the ooh-la-la of Paris, the beautifully run ski resorts, the heat-haze over the lavender fields of Provence, the shimmer of the Mediterranean glimpsed from your Cote d'Azur restaurant...

Sorry, but it's hard not to get a little poetic when you consider the joi de vivre of France. More prosaically, France is just so convenient. Load up the car, race down to a channel port and enjoy the ferry or "chunnel" crossing with no need to stuff anything into a budget airline locker! It's not just the British that love France though, large numbers of Americans, Australians and Scandinavians are made welcome too.

And the traffic goes both ways, with hundreds of thousands of go-getting young French people living in the UK. Our friendship, forged in war and peace, shows no sign of fading, Brexit or not.

So, how do you get to purchase your own little corner of France? At France Property Guide we know the secret of turning a dream of living in France into a life-enhancing reality. There are just two things you need to know:

  1. Take it step by step. It's not a huge scary project if you break it down into a series of simple steps.
  2. Get some professionals to help you.

Property Guides will help you with both. Our guides, newsletters and websites are like a roadmap to your new bright future. We'll explain:

  • How to research and plan your move to France.
  • Where to buy in France. Not for everyone, but for you, with our in-depth regional reports.
  • How to pay for your French property. Including mortgages, unlocking equity & buying with family.
  • The legal processes of buying property in France, demystified.
  • How to find a great estate agent in France.
  • How to transfer money into euros, efficiently and safely.
  • How to make the best of your new life in France.
  • Tax and inheritance - what you need to know (even if you don't want to!)

We're published by The Overseas Guides Company Ltd, a specialist property consultants and buyers' agent for cross-border property purchases. We help turn overseas property plans into a reality by matching your requirements to a range of vetted services. It all adds up to a successful, safe and enjoyable property purchase abroad, and our services are free to property buyers!

Request your free copy of The Overseas Guides Company's France Buying Guide today.