Issue 017: 1st Aug 2007
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House prices rose by an average of 2.8% in the first half of the year, according to the national group of estate agents, Century 21.
France is facing the prospect of a massive fine from the EU Commission for its failure to clean up river pollution in Brittany.
You can now take the stress and boredom out of waiting at Paris airports by participating in free leisure classes.
Whilst it is the practice of many international buyers to use a shared notaire in the purchase process, it is also perfectly legitimate for both buyer and seller to each appoint their own notaire.
The owners of a Parisian ‘tabac’ and their accomplice are suspected of defrauding a €35 million Euro lottery winner.
We are pleased today to announce the release of our Guide to Buying Property at Auction.
We have redesigned our Forum pages to make them more user friendly. If you have views on articles you have read in our Newsletter or Guides, or you just have a question about buying property and living in France, then why not make a posting?