Spending A Weekend In Dijon

Dijon, the capital of the bountiful Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region of France, has an abundance of historic landmarks and cultural attractions, as well as its exceptional gastronomy. With so much to see, this guide will help you make the best of a short break to this flourishing city, one of the best-kept travel secrets in France.

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Things To Do In France In November

Though the days are shorter and there’s a tinge of winter in the air, France events in November will be gathering steam. It may be chilly but you can bundle up and enjoy a thrilling day trip to Champagne, Loire Valley or even Mont Saint Michel.

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How To Buy A Property In France

Whether you’re moving to France for work, to start a business or just to enjoy the French lifestyle, you’ve probably considered buying property to live in or as an investment.

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How To Heat Your House In France

Even in the south of France, there can be extremes of weather and winters can be cold. Unless you plan to visit a property only in the summer, you need to consider central heating.

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Sextant won the new European Award “Real Estate Agency France”

For the third consecutive year, Sextant won a new award: “Real Estate Agency France” at the 2018 European Property Awards.

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Sell Your Home Better And Quicker – Tips For Home Staging

When you’re putting your house on the market, preparation and presentation can be the keys to selling faster and for a better price. While curb appeal improvements can definitely help, interiors are always the most important selling point. Most buyers today shop for homes online, making a home’s web appeal just as important as its […]

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Sextant, collecting an Award for Real Estate Agency France at the European Property Awards

For the third consecutive year, Sextant is collecting an Award for Real Estate Agency France at the 2018 European Property Awards.

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Celebrating Sextant’s Birthday

Today is October the 5th and it is Sextant’s birthday ! The story began in 2005 in London, when two Frenchmen, Matthieu Cany and Brice Bonato, wanted to promote French real estate to Anglo-Saxon clients. They then created Sextant Properties in 2005.

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How To Make Your Perfect Pumpkin This Halloween

The month of October is upon us, which for many means last minute shopping for costumes, sweets for trick or treaters and of course pumpkins to carve.

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Why Carved Pumpkins Are A Symbol Of Halloween

The tradition of carving faces into vegetables dates to the Celts. As part of their autumnal celebration, they wanted to light the way to their homes for the good spirits, so they carved faces into vegetables such as turnips and squash. A light was placed within the hollowed out vegetable.

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