Applying for planning Permission in France   Thinking of extending, renovating, installing a pool, building a garage? If you have already run the French bureaucracy gauntlet, it will come as no surprise to you to…

Delays and remedies Some contracts state that completion of the transaction should take place at the latest by a fixed date. Alternatively, the contract may stipulate that completion should take place within a specified number…

The actual move There is no doubt that moving in any circumstance can be a very stressful and worrying experience. Moving abroad of course tends to be even more so as not only does it…

A reader’s thoughts on choosing a property in Languedoc Roussillon, France Our experience of buying houses is that the following are worth considering as part of the buying decision. What makes a very desirable residence…

If you are thinking of buying or already own French property via a French civil property-holding company (‘SCI’) now is the time to consider or review the effect of French law and tax. Don’t leave…