Cutting down energy bills with smart devices

You will have heard of connected devices by now! It is well covered in the press and experts are claiming that 2017 is to be the year when Internet Of Things goes mainstream! If you have a geeky side, you will call it IoT.

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Fun activities with kids in Paris

Fun activities with kids in Paris during this school break

School break at long last! A welcome break for children and parents alike. For some, you even hopped over to Paris for a couple of days or the week. For sure you have organised your fun schedule already but this week is packed with activities for the family. It coincides with a school break in […]

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turnip or pumpkin? just mind the ghosts!!

Halloween – The real story

Besides Thanksgiving, Halloween is one of these celebrations that is pictured around the world as truly American. They certainly celebrate it in style across the Atlantic.

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Top 8 regions to buy a property in France

If you are considering buying a property in France, it is very likely that you have crossed the Channel to spend some holidays there already. More than once even more likely. One of the reasons that the country remains one of the top touristic destinations in the world, if not the top.

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10 tips you need to read before investing in property

Have you seen how low the interest rates are? On top of it the property market is well saturated, prices are going down, there are some huge bargains right now in France.

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The questions you really need to ask yourself before buying a property

Whether this is your first home (congratulations!) or the next property of your dreams, we know for a fact that you have numerous selection criteria in mind.

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Top 10 cities favoured by French buying holiday homes

Having a holiday home in France is a bit of a dream for numerous Brits. It means you can go and spend countless weeks in your favorite region and live the French life you could only experience during a short visit.

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Peak of the summer holidays in France

August 15th is another highlight of the summer holidays in France, it is the peak of the summer but happens to be a bank holiday too. For those who are working in August and yes there are a few, it certainly is welcome especially this year as it falls on a Monday. Many will have […]

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a wooden-framed chalkboard with the text bon 14 juillet, happy 14th of July, the National Day of France, written in French and a flag of France, against a rustic blue wooden background

Bastille day: 7 facts you probably did not know about

Bastille day is to France what Independence day is to the United States of America. A nationwide commemoration behind what is arguably a key event if not THE key event in the history of both countries. Sextant Properties do not manage properties in North America yet so we will focus on France only this time. […]

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Oldest jazz festival in Europe kicking off this week

The French riviera is known around the world but connoisseurs, tend to call it what it is, the Côte d’Azur – just like the locals! The sheer sound of those words usually reflect sophistication and summertime bliss, even to those who have never visited this exquisite Mediterranean coast line.

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