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Le Jardin Champetre’s thoughts for December

An alternative summer road trip: visit France by motorhome

by Marina Soriano

Why visit France by motorhome?

Now that the weather is finally improving after a long wet winter, it’s a great time to start planning your summer trip. France is the world’s number one tourist destination, especially for Brits, so get ahead of the rest to make the most of your time abroad. […]

Guide To Buying Property In France: Finding Your Ideal Property With Home Hunts

by Tim Swannie

Buying any type of property or land in France is strictly regulated and navigating your way through the property buying process can be somewhat daunting. For this reason Home Hunts have put together adefinitive guide to buying property in France to help offer you advice through every step of this process. This […]

In the garden – January

by Gill Pound

It has been another incredibly mild December and many plants that would normally be dormant by now are still in flower, and many spring flowerers are coming into flower early. The mild weather should mean that for those of us who risk growing citrus trees it should be a […]

New Year Financial Planning Review

By Rob Kay, Senior Partner, Blevins Franks

The New Year is an excellent time to carry out a ‘wealth-review’ to make sure your money is working as well as it can for you. Spending a little time now will help you preserve your wealth over the long term to meet your financial objectives. You should […]

The Winter Fuel Pantomime or How Iain Duncan Smith fiddled the figures

Illustration by Nicholas Whitmore

By David R.Burrage and Peter Woodall

This man, Iain Duncan Smith, has pulled off the biggest ever confidence trick in UK Parliamentary history!

He has deprived 95,890 British Pensioner households of their legal right to claim a Winter Fuel Payment. He succeeded in persuading Parliament to accept […]

Weekly market analysis: Financial Exchange

14th December 2015

Christmas is coming…

And with it the silly season, which has already hit the emerging markets in spectacular fashion. In South Africa, President Jacob Zuma made the Naughty List over the handling of his Cabinet. Today (14 December) Pravin Gordhan became the third person in less than a week to be South […]

The benefits of a serviced home in a residential community in the Tarn . . .

Interview by Anna Chadwick

Jan Lawson has just bought a 2-bed ‘Corduries’ house at at ‘La Durantie’ for £333,000 and is looking forward to a move-in date of autumn next year . . . She sees the on-site management team, on-site shared leisure facilities including pool upkeep a real benefit. There’s also […]

Inland Riviera real estate provides good value as an alternative to the coast

by Tim Swannie

French Riviera property is some of the most coveted in the world and can command the highest prices.

But price drops inland have meant that some villages are offering Riviera real estate at lower prices causing a surge in interest from overseas buyers

As one of the most sought after destinations in […]

What is France doing about repaying social charges on sales of properties by non-residents?

by David Anderson Sykes Anderson Perry Limited Solicitors London

This article is for general information only. French tax and social security law are highly specialised areas and you should only act or refrain from acting after receiving full professional advice on the facts of your particular case.


October 18th, 2015 | Tags: , , , , , , , | Category: Financial Matters, Property Matters | One comment