France, at the same time our closest neighbour, yet still a world away! The
wonders of Ile de Ré, the tranquillity of Provence, the bustle of Lyon, the chic-style of Val d’Isère, the natural bounty of Champagne… If you’re contemplating starting a new life in France, it’s not difficult to see why.
Of course, it may seem daunting to up and leave the life you’ve got used to in the UK and, no doubt, you’ve probably got loads of questions – how difficult is it, how long will it take, how much will it all cost…?
Good news! This guide will answer most of the questions you have and set you off on your journey feeling wiser and more confident.
We’ve brought together a collection of experts who know exactly what’s involved in buying a property in France. From estate agents to buyers’ agents, solicitors to currency experts, and people who were once in your shoes, but have now gone and bought a property in France.