How To Save Money When You Move Out

Moving house can be expensive and stressful. Luckily, it doesn’t have to be as costly as everyone claims. All you need is a bit of savvy know-how. Lucky for you, we’re here to spread wisdom with our top tips on how to save money and transform you into a moving guru.

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Top Tips To Assist First Time Property Seekers In France

The real estate market has seen a massive boom recently. Like more other nations, French real estate agents are also making big bucks. Each day, new properties are getting listed. The presence of premium homes or plots in and around France has attracted the eyes of property seekers from foreign lands as well.

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Common costs associated with moving house

It is not every day that you invest money in purchasing a home. Thus, care is required not only while sealing the deal but the owner of the property needs to do the needful during moving from one place to another.

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What does the outcome of the German election mean for the euro? By MoneyCorp

Chancellor Merkel secured a fourth term at the weekend; this was as experts had predicted, but they weren’t all ready for the narrow margin of her victory, or the election of nationalist candidates from the Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) party into the Bundestag. The result is in contrast to the elections in Holland and France […]

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The Benefits of a Currency Specialist

Currency markets are volatile by nature and it’s hard to keep track of all the ups and downs on a daily basis. If you’re considering buying a property overseas, it may seem like an added hurdle to negotiate but working with a currency specialist can help you manage any international payments you need to make. […]

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Legal considerations when buying a French leaseback

A “leaseback” property transaction is the purchase of a freehold furnished property in a Service Residential Property. It is a tax discounted investment. In return for the discount the property must be leased back to a management company for a minimum of nine years.

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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).

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The new notary fees for 2014

Isère, Paris, Morbihan, Mayenne and Yvelines.Remember this list of 5 departments as these are the only one which won’t witness an increase of the fees collected by the notary when you purchase a property. What is commonly called the “notarial fees” is in fact a bit more. The percentage of transaction’s price notaries earn, the […]

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How Safe is France Compared to the UK?

Many people perceive France as a very safe country, where there are few crimes. That is one of the main reasons why foreigners choose to move to France

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French legislation on safety devices for pools

Designed to reduce the risk of drowning in swimming pools, the legislation referring to device pool safety is Article L128-2 in force amended by Law No. 2004-1 on 2 January 2004 art. 19 (Official Journal of 3 January 2004). It is stated “From January 1st, 2004, in ground pools, unenclosed, private, individual or collective use, […]

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