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Renting in Paris

Renting in Paris

8 April 2015 | 14 comments

Find a new home with a view of the Eiffel Tower or Montmartre with our guide to renting in Paris.

Where to live in Paris

Where to live in Paris

9 February 2015 | 1 comment

Wondering where to live in Paris? Discover the different characters of the Paris arrondissements with this handy guide.

Buying a property in France

Buying a property in France

3 April 2013 | 2 comments

Moving to France? Find and buy your dream home in France.

Where to live near Paris

Where to live near Paris

9 February 2015 | 0 comments

If you're looking to live in Paris, you'll also find beautiful towns and quiet suburbs outside Paris that offer a wider range of housing options.

French property prices favour foreign buyers in 2015

French property prices favour foreign buyers in 2015

5 February 2015 | 0 comments

Attracted to buying French property? Foreign property buyers go into 2015 with the upper hand but should remain realistic on French property prices, says FrenchEntrée.

Renting a property in France

7 November 2013 | 5 comments

There's a catch-22 for newcomers looking to rent in France, but knowing the rules and alternate options can make renting a house in France easier.

Top 5 tips for buying a house abroad

12 June 2013 | 1 comment

Reduce the risk of legal pitfalls and bad property investments with this guide to buying property abroad.

Buying property in Paris

Buying property in Paris

26 April 2013 | 1 comment

How to find the perfect property in Paris, whether you want to live in an apartment in Paris's city centre or find a house in the quieter Parisian suburbs.

Buying a property near or outside Paris

Buying a property near or outside Paris

24 April 2013 | 3 comments

How to find a home in the suburbs of Paris or further out in the French countryside surrounding France's capital city.

French property: Renovations, decorating, safety, holiday letting

French property: Renovations, decorating, safety, holiday letting

3 April 2013 | 0 comments

Find out how to renovate and decorate your new French home, plus learn the French property safety standards and how to create a holiday sublet for rent.

Your guide to French mortgages

Your guide to French mortgages

3 April 2013 | 0 comments

We delve into the business of securing a mortgage in France and deliver the basic facts about French mortgages.

10 things to do before moving out of your apartment in France

10 things to do before moving out of your apartment in France

25 October 2012 | 0 comments

Here are some practical tips for moving out of your apartment in France, from terminating your lease to forwarding your post.

Top 5 problems faced by renters in France

Top 5 problems faced by renters in France

24 February 2010 | 5 comments

France may have the best tenancy protection laws in the world but renters still need to exercise caution before renting a home in France.

Top 10 mistakes made when buying a house abroad

Top 10 mistakes made when buying a house abroad

17 February 2010 | 0 comments

If you want to buy property abroad, read these 10 common mistakes made by real estate investors to avoid making similar costly mistakes.

Where to live in France

Where to live in France

15 February 2010 | 0 comments

Ready to take the plunge and move to France? Here’s a guide to property prices in different provinces of France, from Britanny to Alsace.

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