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Getting Connected in France

by Bob Elliott 

A List of Essential Web Sites

Here are the most useful web sites that will help you set up the best services for you. There are many more of course and there are others only your telecom provider has access to as part of the services they offer.

Use this site to [...]

Brexit, VAT and property values

by David Anderson, Sykes Anderson Perry Limited Solicitors London

This article is for general information only. You should only act or refrain from acting after receiving full professional advice on the facts of your particular case. This article does not constitute investment advice.

There has been a lot [...]

New routes from Ryanair confirmed

Andrew Cowan (Manchester Airports Group) and David O’Brien (Ryanair) announcing a new growth deal at London Stansted Airport.

Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, announced on January 12th a new growth deal with Manchester Airports Group (MAG) which will deliver 9 new London Stansted routes, including a daily service to Naples and a three times [...]

Provence for special-needs children and adults

by Julie Mautner

I recently came across a company called Go Provence, offering “supported holidays” for kids and adults with learning disabilities, autism and other challenges. The goal is to provide stimulating, fun and safe vacations for all ages in the South of France…and I think what they’re doing is fantastic.

Go Provence was founded in 2010 [...]

‘French Culture’ named as key motivator for Brits buying property in France

A poll conducted by the largest seller of French property to British buyers shows ‘French culture’, ‘rural lifestyle’ and ‘the weather’ top reasons for property purchases in France.

With Brexit uncertainty continuing, the British love affair with French property remains strong.  A poll conducted by Leggett Immobilier, the largest seller of French property to [...]

Frexit !

by David Anderson

This article is for general information only. French law is a highly specialised area and you should only act or refrain from acting after receiving full professional advice on the facts of your particular case. This article is for general information and does not constitute investment [...]

Three months after the referendum, the figures suggest no Brexit effect

Leggett Immobilier, has released their sales figures: the number of properties sold to British clients between July and October 2016 is equal to last year’s figures during the same period of time.

Leggett Immobilier, the French Estate Agency, was created in the Dordogne nearly 20 years ago and is the first stop for British buyers [...]

Owning a winter hide-away . . .

Alps based property developer Alpine Lodges have today launched Kinabalu, an exclusive collection of 27 prestigious classic freehold apartments in the centre of Les Gets in the Portes du Soleil, due for completion in 2018.

Having completed four previous luxury chalet developments in the resort and with Annapurna, a further high end apartment development currently [...]

Half of British house hunters in France wanting to leave the UK permanently ­­

A poll conducted by Leggett Immobilier, the largest seller of French property to British purchasers, has shown that half of all British clients considering buying a property in France, are doing so to move to the country permanently.

The poll which was run following the result of the referendum has shown that British people are keener [...]

5 Reasons Property in the EU is still a good buy for Britons

by Richard Way

The prospect of Brexit has triggered some Britons to defer plans to move to a European Union (EU) country or purchase a second home in EU destinations, such as Spain or Portugal. Conversely, many Britons are continuing with their planned property purchase.

No-one knows if – or to what extent – Brexit [...]