Issue 039: 15th July 2008
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The housing market continued to slow in the first half of the year, with difficult credit conditions holding back strong underlying demand.
Housing Market Report
The Hautes-Alpes has been selected as the best place for people 50+ to live in France, with Correze and Aveyron joining them on the podium.
Best Places to Live in France
With the increased risk of natural disasters, the French Government is toughening its stance on construction in risk areas, a change that also has implications for existing homeowners.
Building in Risk Areas
A new double taxation treaty between France and the UK was signed on 19 June 2008, containing both good and bad news.
France-UK Double Tax Treaty
Forget the mud and the rain of Glastonbury and go to one of France’s great summer festivals. We give your our best pick.
Summer Festivals in France
With many of you about to fly to your summer holiday destination, we look at the rights of air passengers.
Airline Passenger Rights