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
What are the residence rights in France of Non-European family members of EEA nationals?
10 Feb 2021
Does it make sense to use a French property company, a Société Civile Immobilière (SCI), to buy French property?
The French Embassy in London have provided guidance on the income test that will apply for those seeking a long-stay visa. UPDATED 21st Sept 2021.
18 Jan 2021
The French government have published regulations on the rules that will apply for residency applications made under the Withdrawal Agreement.
04 Dec 2020
The European Commission have issued guidance on border control practices to be applied from Jan 2021.
The government have agreed an exceptional grant to certain owners of properties affected by the 2018 drought.
What is the legal validity of an offer and acceptance in the sale of French property?
With France now in lockdown, what are the rules in place concerning housing market activity?
10 Nov 2020
The failure of most notaires to participate in the government sponsored mediation service is "unacceptable" says the mediator.
The on-line portal for British nationals in France to apply for residency has finally opened, to general endorsement.
Owning substantial property in France and liability to French taxes.
What are the shooting rights of hunters in France on private land?
With less than two months to go until the end of the Brexit transition period, it's not too late to become legally resident in France.
06 Oct 2020
The construction of a six-metre boundary wall fuelled a long-standing enmity between two neighbours.
A seller sought to avoid payment of the sales commission to the agent, but had to pay up in the end.
04 Sep 2020
In many areas of France a soil study is now compulsory on the sale of building land and for new house construction.
A seller who agrees to undertake roof works to their property as a condition of sale fails to undertake the works.
11 Aug 2020
Under specific circumstances, French law lays down an obligation of garden and grounds maintenance on property owners.
03 Jun 2021
04 May 2021
24 Sep 2021