https://www.french-property.com/images/ifp_logo.gif French-Property.com News https://www.french-property.com/news/rss/ en-gb Rates Relief for Energy Conservation Works https://www.french-property.com/news/tax_france/energy_conservation_relief_taxe_fonciere https://www.french-property.com/news/tax_france/energy_conservation_relief_taxe_fonciere <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Relief from the taxe foncière&nbsp;is available on completion of home energy conservation works, to either the main residence or a second home.</span></p> 21 Sep 2021 Taxation tax_france Brexit: Moving Household Goods to France https://www.french-property.com/news/french_property/brexit_moving_goods_to_france https://www.french-property.com/news/french_property/brexit_moving_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 Sep 2021 Property french_property Moving to France After Brexit https://www.french-property.com/news/french_property/brexit_moving_visa https://www.french-property.com/news/french_property/brexit_moving_visa <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 9th Sept 2021.<br></span></p> 09 Sep 2021 Property french_property Covid-19 - Travel to and from France https://www.french-property.com/news/travel_france/covid_travel_france https://www.french-property.com/news/travel_france/covid_travel_france <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Covid cases are falling in France and over two-thirds of the population have been vaccinated, but the use of a health passport is</span><span style="font-weight: bold;">&nbsp;essential for international travel and in internal public spaces.&nbsp;</span></p> 08 Sep 2021 Travel travel_france Back to School in France 2021/2022 https://www.french-property.com/news/french_life/back_to_school_la_rentree_21_22_covid_measures https://www.french-property.com/news/french_life/back_to_school_la_rentree_21_22_covid_measures <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Some 12 million children returned to school (l</span><span style="font-weight: bold;">a rentr&eacute;e)&nbsp;</span><span style="font-weight: bold;">on September 2, with new Covid-19 health protocols in place.</span></p> 08 Sep 2021 French Life french_life Buying an Empty/Abandoned Property in France https://www.french-property.com/news/french_property_market/finding_empty_abandoned_properties https://www.french-property.com/news/french_property_market/finding_empty_abandoned_properties <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Using the French land register to find the owner of an abandoned or empty house.<br></span></p> 08 Sep 2021 Property Market french_property_market Electricity Prices in France 2020 https://www.french-property.com/news/money_france/electricity_prices_france_europe https://www.french-property.com/news/money_france/electricity_prices_france_europe <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Electricity prices in France rose 6.1% in 2020, but they are still cheaper than elsewhere in Europe.</span></p> 08 Sep 2021 Money money_france Notaires and Fee Sharing on Property Transactions https://www.french-property.com/news/french_property/notaires_fees_sharing https://www.french-property.com/news/french_property/notaires_fees_sharing <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Buyer and seller can each appoint their own notaire, but some notaires seem&nbsp;</span><span style="font-weight: bold;">unwilling to act on this basis.</span></p> 08 Sep 2021 Property french_property Renovation Property Picks - September 2021 https://www.french-property.com/news/property_picks/renovation_property_picks_september_2021 https://www.french-property.com/news/property_picks/renovation_property_picks_september_2021 <span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Roboto, sans-serif; font-size: 18px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">A selection of properties to renovate for sale in France currently being advertised on our website.</span> 08 Sep 2021 Property Picks property_picks Does a French Marriage Contract Make Sense? https://www.french-property.com/news/french_property/inheritance_marriage_contract https://www.french-property.com/news/french_property/inheritance_marriage_contract <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">In order to get around French inheritance laws many international buyers adopt a post-nuptial&nbsp;French marriage contract, but it is not always necessary or possible to do so.</span></p> 08 Sep 2021 Property french_property Who Pays Wealth Tax in France? https://www.french-property.com/news/tax_france/where_do_rich_live_france https://www.french-property.com/news/tax_france/where_do_rich_live_france <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Who pays the wealth tax in France and where do they live?</span></p> 08 Sep 2021 Taxation tax_france Drivers without Insurance in France https://www.french-property.com/news/money_france/driving_without_insurance https://www.french-property.com/news/money_france/driving_without_insurance <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Nearly 30,000 people were victims of an accident involving an uninsured driver in France last year.</span></p> 08 Sep 2021 Money money_france Cheap Car Insurance Policies in France https://www.french-property.com/news/money_france/cheap_car_insurance_policies https://www.french-property.com/news/money_france/cheap_car_insurance_policies <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">There are plenty of cheap car insurance policies available in France, but they often come at a price</span><span style="font-weight: bold;">.</span></p> 08 Sep 2021 Money money_france Guide to School Education in France https://www.french-property.com/news/french_life/school_education_france https://www.french-property.com/news/french_life/school_education_france <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">With the French school year now under way, we have recently updated our popular guide to the French school education system.</span></p> 08 Sep 2021 French Life french_life Pets and Animals in French Rental Properties https://www.french-property.com/news/french_business/rental_tenant_pets_animals https://www.french-property.com/news/french_business/rental_tenant_pets_animals <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Can a landlord in France prevent a tenant from keeping animals?<br></span></p> 07 Sep 2021 Business french_business The Sunniest Departments in France 2020 https://www.french-property.com/news/french_property/sunshine_departments_2020 https://www.french-property.com/news/french_property/sunshine_departments_2020 <p><span style="font-weight: bold;"><span style="font-weight: bold;">Although&nbsp;</span></span><span style="font-weight: bold;">last year it was&nbsp;</span><span style="font-weight: bold;">a relatively normal year in the south, sunshine levels in the north were above average</span><span style="font-weight: bold;">.</span></p> 13 Aug 2021 Property french_property Purchase of Property in France by Non-Europeans https://www.french-property.com/news/french_property/purchase_by_non_europeans https://www.french-property.com/news/french_property/purchase_by_non_europeans <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">The French government has given its position on the right of non-Europeans to purchase property in France.</span></p> 13 Aug 2021 Property french_property Cow Manure not a Neighbour Nuisance https://www.french-property.com/news/french_property/cow_manure_neighbour_nuisance https://www.french-property.com/news/french_property/cow_manure_neighbour_nuisance <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">A property owner complains of the odours from cow manure stocked near to their property.</span></p> 13 Aug 2021 Property french_property Low Emission Zones in French Cities https://www.french-property.com/news/french_life/low_emission_zones_cities_towns https://www.french-property.com/news/french_life/low_emission_zones_cities_towns <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">The French government has decided to extend low emission zones to all cities and large towns in France.</span></p> 13 Aug 2021 French Life french_life French Income Tax Refunds and Reclamations https://www.french-property.com/news/tax_france/income_tax_refunds https://www.french-property.com/news/tax_france/income_tax_refunds <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Millions of households either overpaid or underpaid income tax in France last year, so each autumn a tax reconciliation&nbsp;takes place.</span></p> 13 Aug 2021 Taxation tax_france