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25 Nov 2021
Now that the UK has left the EU, what are the customs rules for moving your possessions to a property in France?
17 Nov 2021
A Belgian couple living in the department of Tarn have won €128,000 in damages due to a wind farm near their property.
09 Nov 2021
What are the rules and procedures for obtaining a Brexit 'WARP' visa during the transition process? Updated 19th Oct 2021.
04 Nov 2021
With the UK now out of the EU, what are the procedures for obtaining a legal right to live in France? Updated 19th Oct 2021.
26 Oct 2021
Property buyers in France are afforded legal protection against hidden or latent defects, but just how does it operate?
22 Oct 2021
Securing preferential rights on the future sale of land or property that is not currently on the market.
19 Oct 2021
A property seller is entitled to damages if a buyer does not proceed with the transaction, but in practice that is not always the result.
05 Oct 2021
A range of notaire fees and taxes are payable in connection with the formalities of a succession, one of which is on the transfer of property.
24 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.
23 Nov 2021