Buying Equestrian properties in France

6 Aug

  Keeping horses in France is a popular past time. A hectare of land is enough for one horse, with good management, two horses, so the opportunities for home, land and potential stables, often converting existing outbuildings, are plentiful. Looking for properties suitable for keeping horses in France The cost of agricultural land averages around […]

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Buying Farm properties in France

5 Aug

With land prices currently very attractive in France, a steady flow of UK farmers are heading to France to expand their holdings. Whilst northern France is best for cereal growing, Brittany is prime for pigs. Poitou-Charentes offers huge tracts of maize and sunflowers, whereas the Limousin is famous for its attractive rolling cattle and sheep […]

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Living the good life in France | Get the basics right

25 Jul

Joanna Leggett, director of marketing and public relations at Leggett Immobillier explains the best ways to integrate into French life, beginning with the importance of learning the language and adapting to the culture. Every now and again, as I travel through France, I have to stop and pinch myself. I am actually living my dream!  […]

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The effects of Brexit on the French property market

9 Jul

In a referendum on 23rd June 2016 the UK electorate voted to leave the European Union and the world looked on to see what the political and economic impact would be. Though still in the “negotiation” phase, officially the UK will leave the EU on 29th March 2019. However,  a transition period has been put in […]

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Best place to buy a holiday home on the French Riviera

28 Jun

Four locations are particularly coveted on the Riviera: Valbonne, Cannes, Saint-Tropez and Villefranche-sur-Mer. The perfect location for a holiday home on the French Riviera Valbonne, Cannes, Saint Tropez and Villefranche-sur-Mer are four of the Riviera’s most desirable locations. Each has its own distinct personality, as well as offering stable investment opportunities for international buyers. What […]

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Guide to buying French Property

26 Feb

Holiday makers in France often love what they find – the relaxing lifestyle, sunshine and food. Before long, thoughts can turn to creating a long-term relationship with this beautiful country. Finding your home Begin by drawing up the list of things you need to factor into your buying decision. Basic points, such as the number […]

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