Advice when buying property in France
France still a firm favourite. Overseas property buyers planning to buy abroad should always plan an exit strategy. When and how are you going to sell should be decided before you buy. Take in to consideration that selling a French property can be a lot harder that buying one and it is a good idea to plan for this.France has a lot of property on offer and is a firm favorite of the British .
A bit of commons sense goes a long way
Budget realistically French property b uyers quite often under estimate the cost of restorations. Finding the right French builder can also be difficult, you will find that building costs are higher than you expect. Always seek independent advice before buying property abroad and make sure you have any legal documents translated so you know what you are signing.
Get to know your regions in France The key to buying in France is to identify the region that suits you. It’s a great idea to rent a property there to get the feel of the area. Don’t be fooled by summer temperatures. Some regions in France become bitterly cold in the winter. The northern and central zones are temperate while the south experiences an almost tropical Mediterranean climate. French property offers excellent value for money and the types of French property on sale are still varied. Farmhouses to an old chateaux, French property offers unique opportunities to own substantial buildings at a fraction of the cost compared to other areas of Europe
Buying property in France Taking account the continuing popularity of France and the huge selection of French property available.It is clear that the French property market has a long future for overseas property buyers.
UK Buyers and French Property France has the obvious attraction to the UK buyer of being close to home. Its stunning scenery, quaint village’s, cheap property prices and a relaxed lifestyle make it a superb location. Brits who have been left with sizeable income from their own homes consider France an ideal location to buy abroad. The expansion of cheap airlines are making even the remote parts of this vast country accessible to UK buyer. London Stanstead airport for example now offers flights to Biarritz, Nimes, Montpellier, La Rochelle, Toulouse via cheap flight operator Ryanair
Research to consider when buying property in France
Choosing your location – the regions of France, their property markets and transport links
Knowing the buying process
Financing your purchase
French inheritance and taxation rules
Health and education
Adapting to your French lifestyle
Renting and letting a home in France
Setting up a business in France
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