Now that the UK has left the EU, what are the customs rules for moving your possessions to a property in France?
17 Sep 2021
With the UK now out of the EU, what are the procedures for obtaining a legal right to live in France? Updated 9th Sept 2021.
09 Sep 2021
Buyer and seller can each appoint their own notaire, but some notaires seem unwilling to act on this basis.
08 Sep 2021
In order to get around French inheritance laws many international buyers adopt a post-nuptial French marriage contract, but it is not always necessary or possible to do so.
Although last year it was a relatively normal year in the south, sunshine levels in the north were above average.
13 Aug 2021
The French government has given its position on the right of non-Europeans to purchase property in France.
A property owner complains of the odours from cow manure stocked near to their property.
The heatwave that most of France is now experiencing has highlighted the impact of climate change, and a new report shows those areas that are most exposed to risks in the future.
Efforts over the past ten years to reduce green algae in Brittany have had a “limited” result, says the French National Auditor.
06 Jul 2021
What rights are granted to a property owner if adjacent new development causes a loss of sunlight?
The French government have called investment in holiday complexes 'a risk', but reform proposals look weak.
The law has been toughened to enable homeowners in France to obtain speedy eviction of squatters from their property, but only provided the préfet agrees.
Service charges in apartments fell by an average of 2% last year, to reach an average of €49.95m2 pa.
A couple who created a terrace on the roof of their French apartment are ordered to close it.
03 Jun 2021
The French ombudsman has criticised the application process for visas and residence permits issued by the prefectures.
The French government have recently published their annual crime survey, covering the period 2018 to 2020.
A British couple had the proceeds of their house sale sent by the notaire to an email hacker.
04 May 2021
A new law protecting the smells and noises of the French countryside looks to be a lot of hot air over nothing.
The French on-line mapping service 'Geoportail' is a worthy alternative to Google Earth for France, with great image quality and a wealth of mapping information.
21 Apr 2021
The prescription period for bringing a legal action against a notaire is 5 years, but when does the clock start?
09 Mar 2021