Is The Grass Really Greener On The Other Side (of The Channel)?

Since the world economic crisis of 2008, there had been a quintessentially British, quiet exodus of France. However, attracted by a favourable Euro/Pound exchange rate and better quality of life, numbers of British people planning a new life in France are on the up. Is life really better for Brits in France rather than in […]

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Brittany one of the favourite living place for British people!

Brittany another name for Little-Britain? Many British people may not know that Brittany and Britain are the same name in French which is Bretagne, in other words couldn’t we see Britain as Great-Brittany?

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Brittany Has Wind in Its Sails

Here at Sextant properties, we noticed that there have been strong British demands in viewings in Brittany for several years. According to Brittany’s Comité Régional du Tourisme (Regional Tourism Committee) 

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10 greatest reasons for retiring to France

France is a country with many geographical and cultural advantages which attract numerous retired British people. Here are some of the

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A 30% size increase is now possible for French properties

The French president Nicolas Sarkozy announced on the 29th January his plan to increase the possibility of construction by 30%.

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Property prices in Paris- screened

Prices have soared in the capital, and have broken all records. However, this boom time could be over soon.

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Buying a property for your children

Parents can give a helping hand to their children through a donation or by starting a Civil Property Company. How to help your children acquire a property? With the rise of housing prices in France, more and more parents are asking this question. For young people, without any family to help, buying a property is […]

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How are the prices of French properties determined?

After a few calls to our agents in France, we tried to narrow down the criteria by which the prices of the French properties are determined. However, we remain cautious. One of our agents gave us a set of criteria, but it can totally change

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French property: where to buy?

Through the last decades, Brittany and Normandy have remained English people’s favourite places to buy a French Property. Both regions are close to the sea and Great Britain,

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Do you like playing golf?

In France there are more than 600 golf courses scattered in all the beautiful regions of the country offering a large choice to golfers.

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