News en-gb Launch of France Insider <p><span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold">Today we announce the launch of 'France Insider', a subscription based service which replaces the existing news service.</span></p> 07 Dec 2021 Property french_property Planning Applications - Public Right of Information <p><span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold">The public right of information to land planning applications in France is tightly prescribed, so obtaining early notice about proposed neighbouring developments is often not easy.</span></p> 03 Dec 2021 Construction build_renovation_france Thirty-Seven Departments Increase Speed Limit <p><span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold">Thirty-seven departments in France have re-introduced a 90km/h speed limit on some of their roads.</span></p> 29 Nov 2021 French Life french_life Moving to France After Brexit <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">With the UK now out of the EU, what are the procedures for obtaining a legal right to live in France? Updated&nbsp; 26th Nov 2021.<br></span></p> 26 Nov 2021 Property french_property Small Business Rates in France 2021 <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Most business owners and landlords of furnished accommodation in France are liable for local business rates, which are payable this month, although there are exemptions in place.</span></p> 26 Nov 2021 Business french_business Guide to Buying Property in France 2021 <p><span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold">We are pleased to announce the latest release of our FREE 40-page guide to the legal aspects of buying property in France.</span></p> 25 Nov 2021 Property french_property Cleaning of Chimneys and Flue Pipes <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">What are the regulations and costs for chimney cleaning in France?</span></p> 23 Nov 2021 Construction build_renovation_france Where are France's Empty Homes? <p><span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold">A new study identifies those communes where the percentage number of long-term empty homes is highest, in some cases over 20% of the housing stock.</span></p> 19 Nov 2021 Property Market french_property_market Brexit: Moving Household Goods to France <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Now that the UK has left the EU, what are the customs rules for moving your possessions to a property in France?</span></p> 17 Nov 2021 Property french_property Discharge from Hospital in France <p><span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold">There are a range of of after-care services available on discharge from hospital in France, but they operate in a somewhat fragmented manner.</span></p> 16 Nov 2021 Healthcare french_health House Prices in the Dordogne <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">House prices in Dordogne vary by an average of</span><span style="font-weight: bold;">&nbsp;over 100% between the most and least expensive areas.</span></p> 12 Nov 2021 Property Market french_property_market Wind Farm a Health 'Nuisance' <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">A Belgian couple living in the department of Tarn have won &euro;128,000 in damages due to a wind farm near their property.</span></p> 09 Nov 2021 Property french_property New French Inheritance Law Under EU Investigation <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">The European Commission has launched an investigation into a new French law which conflicts with European precepts on cross-border successions.</span></p> 07 Nov 2021 Taxation tax_france Brexit 'WARP' Visa Rules and Application Process <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">What are the rules and procedures for obtaining a Brexit 'WARP' visa during the transition process? Updated 19th Oct 2021.<br></span></p> 04 Nov 2021 Property french_property Houses Prices in Ariège <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">House sales in</span><span style="font-weight: bold;">&nbsp;the Ariège department of France have grown strongly&nbsp;</span><span style="font-weight: bold;">this year,&nbsp; despite which prices have remained stable or fallen.</span></p> 03 Nov 2021 Property Market french_property_market Is Food More Expensive in France? <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Apparently so, according to a recent study by the European Commission, who found that food is around 25% more expensive in France than in the UK.</span></p> 29 Oct 2021 Money money_france Taxe Foncière 2021 <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Last month, the French tax authority sent out to all home-owners their annual <span style="font-weight: bold; font-style: italic;"><span style="font-weight: bold; font-style: italic;">taxe foncière</span></span> rates bill.</span></p> 26 Oct 2021 Taxation tax_france The Legal Protection Against ‘Vices Cachés’ <p><span style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold">Property buyers in France are afforded legal protection against hidden or latent defects, but just how does it operate?</span></p> 22 Oct 2021 Property french_property Rights of First Refusal on French Property <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Securing preferential rights on the future sale of land or property that is not currently on the market.<br></span></p> 19 Oct 2021 Property french_property House Prices in the Loire <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">The notaires have recently published their half-year review of house prices for the Loire department of France.</span></p> 15 Oct 2021 Property Market french_property_market