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Discovering Châtel: a ski resort for everyone

Châtel is a family ski domain also called Les Portes du Soleil, It is a welcoming medium size family resort where you can enjoy the skiable domain, the local flavors and its character chalets which represent the remnants of the past and the soul of the village.

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Odalys is back on track

After several tense months, negotiations regarding the potential handover of Odalys, the no2 in French holiday resorts, have come to an end. Thanks to a capital increase of €25 million, the Groupe Financiere Duval (Duval Financial Group) will remain the major shareholder with 85% of shares.

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Corsica and Great Britain, let’s continue writing the history…

Corsica is a paradise for nature lovers. Scuba diving, hiking, tourism, relaxing are among the main activities there. All of these features make Corsica the perfect place to enjoy life.

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For the price of a house in the UK, why not buy an entire hamlet in France?

If you love old stone buildings and you’re not fazed by a bit of renovation work, the medieval hamlet of Les Ages in the commune of Chartrier-Ferrière, bordering the Dordogne area may be just what you’re looking for…

If you love old stone buildings and you’re not fazed by a bit of renovation work, the medieval hamlet of Les Ages in the commune of Chartrier-Ferrière, bordering the Dordogne area may be just what you’re looking for…

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Discovering Honfleur, a charming and peaceful place to escape in France

Ideally situated, Honfleur is the perfect place to live year round. Fishing, business, and marina port, the city could preserve and highlight its historical and artistic heritage. Honfleur displays a romantic panorama for the ones who love maritime cities

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Stunning French provencal property for horse lovers

Discover and let yourself be tempted by this charming Provencal farmhouse located in the beautiful town of Ortaffa and enjoy an exceptional overview of the mountain range of the Pyrenees. Read more »

Posted on February 2nd, 2015 | Permanent link | 1 Comment »
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Is it possible not to have a cooling off period when buying a property in France?

The case: A couple wants to buy a holiday home in France via a specially set-up SCI company (Ltd equivalent in the UK). The estate agent warns them that in that case, they would lose all withdrawal rights. Is it true?

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More price reductions expected for the French housing market

According to professionals, this year’s old dwelling prices in France should continue to slowly reduce, after three consecutive years of decrease. The reduction in property prices is definitely an ongoing phenomenon throughout the French territory.

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An Aladdin’s Cave Of Hidden Treasures – In Western France!

Forgotten for 50 years, a rusting collection of 60 classic cars has been rediscovered by car specialists Matthieu Lamoure and Pierre Novikoff of Artcurial Motorcars. Left untouched, languishing in numerous makeshift shelters, lean-tos, garages and various outbuildings on a farm in western France, some of the cars are in very sorry states indeed.

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New Year, New Start, New You?

Get in shape, save more money, live for the moment a little more, spend more time with family… It feels like only yesterday I was writing my New Year‘s resolutions for 2014, yet, here we are at the end of 2014, and what have I done? If I’m truly honest, not a great deal apart from perhaps successively break most of my New Year’s resolutions, but I’m hopeful, as ever, that 2015 may be the time I finally embark on some real changes for good. If 2015 is the year that you’ve finally decided to leave the daily grind and live your dream in France, we may have a ready-made option well worth having a look at.

If 2015 is the year that you’ve finally decided to live your dream in France, we may have a ready-made option well worth having a look at.

Posted on December 19th, 2014 | Permanent link | 2 Comments »